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Family Home: The Lakes House

Studio Creative Space Architectural Design envisioned and implemented an imposing contemporary project located in the Lakes, a subdivision of Tauranga in New Zaland. The Lakes House was especially designed to serve the living needs of a family with three children; the building also accommodates an architecture office. Here is  more information from the lead architect: “The brief demanded that the home showcased our unique style of design and stimulated other home owners into stepping outside the usual combinations of methods and materials we commonly see. Great design creates great value and when investing in a new home it seems only natural to create something interesting that reflects all aspects of personality and lifestyle. Read More

Refined Opulence: Casa Bauzà in Mallorca

November 30, 2011 Luxury Modern Homes, Stylish Houses

This Spanish gem might just be the best home you see today. Nestled among the rocky hills of Pollença in Mallorca, the Casa Bauzà brings sheer visual delight to the viewer. What fascinates us most is the scale of things here. Everything is LARGE – the compound, the pool, the rooms, heck even the kitchen cabinets! Yet you still get a smooth flow between the spaces and nothing is overdone. Read More

Modern minimalist Family Villa

May 5, 2011 Luxury Modern Homes

Glass and concrete are the main materials used by Architrend Architecture during the construction of this extraordinary house with its impressive exterior and nontraditional form. The project was called Villa T and realized in Sicily. Read More

Shaft House in Canada

December 13, 2010 Modern Architecture

The Shaft House idea was derived from the architect’s concerns about the affordability of design. Walking down on Danforth and Woodbine avenues in Toronto, an affordable neighborhood with not too many different building types one might not expect to see a contemporary building in the area let alone a contemporary house. Read More

Super Minimalist House Design

November 17, 2010 Modern Architecture

This Italian home architecture designed by Andrea Oliva from Cittaarchitettura is what we like to call “modern minimalist” at its best. This contemporary house design simple through and through, from its flat property to its straightforward rectangular shape, flat roofline and neutral white-and-grey palette that stands out starkly against the lush green backdrop. Two main elements define this countryside home design: a concrete and plaster front porch (which is a favorite outdoor entertaining area by summer) followed by the home’s main body. Windows provide a clean, contemporary facade to the structure while framing the pastoral vistas of the seemingly endless grassy ground. Read More