Contemporary Passive Home in New York

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Regions closer to the west coast are known plenty for their green design and commitment to sustainability. Sitting at about 5,000 square feet, the size alone might make it seem less than green, but this residence in Marmaroneck Harbor, New York is the first passive home in NY. Andreas Benzing was the architect who completed the…

Costa Rica’s Beautifully Sleek Casa Altamira

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Costa Rica is more known for the astounding landscapes, awe inspiring wildlife and pristine sunsets than the architecture on the island. But there are some true gems that exist on already amazing land of Costa Rica. Casa Altamira by Joan Puigcorbe is a contemporary residence that exudes an ultra modern interior in the jungle. The exterior…

Mixed Media Cottage & Shipping Container Home

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A cottage of 750 square feet would probably be difficult for two people to cohabitate in at times, so there’s no way that a family of five would want to even try. For a unit of 5 in Topanga, California, an addition was needed to all comfortably fit into a sweet little home together. Instead of…

High Fashion Louis Vuitton Home by the Shore

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Miami Beach’s Art Basel 2013 has got all kinds of art intertwined with pop culture, fashion, big brands and more. For one of the exhibitions, Louis Vuitton elected to give new life to a 1934 shore home created by designer Charlotte Perriand. Built as a unique little U-shape home in Italy and then transported to be…

Spacious Blackpool Tower Home

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Glamuzina Paterson Architects created a beautiful residence that may look like it’s extremely simple on the outside, but the interior speaks volumes about built in details, personality and quirky design elements. It feels rustic while still being contemporary, and the rest is infused with style. The home is 4 split levels, and 2 decks outdoors to…

Bright and Spacious Swedish Apartment

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A typical Swedish apartment consists of some minimalist style pieces, plenty of white, pops of color and light colored woods. While this apartment is essentially your textbook picture of Scandinavian design, the architecture of the space coupled with the beautifully appointed furnishings make it that much more exciting. The interior details are beautifully accented. Angular walls,…

Spacious Netherlands Barge Boat Home

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Typical boat homes are small and inventive with their storage solutions, and although this residence still makes creative uses of space there is much more square footage to go ’round. A growing family in the Netherlands purchased a 130 foot Belgian Spitz Barge to allow ample room for kids and even space to rent out as…

Tiny ‘Yestermorrow’ Home Yields 220 Square Feet

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Yestermorrow’s design/build school is a great way for students to gain both learn and activity knowledge, and this tiny little home that’s only 220 square feet showcases just how efficient small space living can be. The students of Yestermorrow came up with a great solution for just about everything in this small spot, making it feel…

Beautifully Rustic Antwerp Farmhouse

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A beautiful design by Studio Farris has us swooning with a mid-century flair in Antwerp. With an unassuming exterior shell and a downright gorgeous interior, we are wanting to hop on the next flight to Belgium. The interior of this space is pretty minimal, but the contemporary lighting choices and cabin like decor makes for an…

Unique Secure ‘Catio’ Space in Arizona

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Unique space design for pets isn’t all too uncommon these days, and we can certainly appreciate pet parents that love to create safe play havens for their furry family members. We’ve seen the cat house, special rooms and great furniture, but this specialty patio turned ‘catio’ is the answer for felines in Arizona. A couple created…