Category archives: Architecture

Beautiful Houses Week #47: House in St Michaels by Robert M. Gurney

Situated on the edge of Solitude Creek, in St. Michaels, Maryland, this modern residence by architect Robert M. Gurney makes the most of its privileged location. The project replaces an existing Dutch Colonial Style house, built in 1989, that had a cramped layout and was in danger of being flooded.   “The goals of the project were to take advantage of water views and provide light filled spaces, while accommodating […]


Beautiful Houses Week #46: Mountain Home in Massachusetts

Tsao & McKown Architects recently completed Berkshire Mountain House, a modern residence located in Alford, Massachusetts. The exterior of the residence is inspired by traditional farm houses in the region with a blended array of textures and hues, while glass is used extensively for connection with the outdoors.     An original layout defines the project, which has a total of three levels: “The building is conceived as movement through […]


20+ The Most Beautiful Cinemas Around The World

Most of us watch movies in boring, stock-standard movie theaters, but that’s not how it has to be. These cool cinemas will show you just how much more awesome of an experience watching a movie can be.   Some of these cinemas have interesting histories and have survived bombings and fires. Others were demolished and restored, preserving their uniqueness. These theaters have been recognized not only for their cultural significance, […]


Beautiful Houses Week #45: Russet Residence

This week we will showcase the beautiful Russet Residence in West Vancouver, Canada, a project by Splyce Design. This house is really beautiful. The shapes, the glass, materials, colors, floor…everything is pretty stylish. The house is modern and unique while still looking cozy. Certainly a great place to live.   Description from the architects: This project is located in West Vancouver on a steep site with mature cedar and douglas […]


Beautiful Houses Week #44: The Rockledge Residence

This week we will show you the beautiful Rockledge Residence in Laguna Beach, California, a project by Horst Architects and interior design firm Aria Design. The place is elegant, modern and clean. The glass windows, the amazing views and everything else is great. Certainly a great place to live.   Description from the architects: Perched atop the vertical face of a rocky, coastal promontory, this residence responds directly to the […]


Beautiful Houses Week #43: Sunset Point Residence by David Vandervort Architects in Juan Island, Washington

Seattle-based David Vandervort Architects have designed the Sunset Point Residence on San Juan Island, Washington.   Perched on a San Juan Island shoreline, this 2,365 sqft home looks northwest over Sunset Bay, Haro Strait, and occasional whales passing by. In order to utilize this small, medium bank waterfront property to best advantage, the home was designed with two mirroring curved glass walls that frame views, and let maximum light into […]


Beautiful Houses Week #42: Becherer House by Robert M. Gurney Architect

The idea in this series is to show beautiful and inspiring houses. Houses that are remarkable for its design, elegance, elements, concept or simply because they are beautiful. So if you like architecture, interior design and beautifully designed houses, you are at the right spot. Check out this week beautiful house and stay tuned for more… Really picturesque, this stunning residence bordered by the woodlands, was designed by the architect […]


Beautiful Houses Week #41: House P by bergmeisterwolf Architects

The idea in this series is to show beautiful and inspiring houses. Houses that are remarkable for its design, elegance, elements, concept or simply because they are beautiful. So if you like architecture, interior design and beautifully designed houses, you are at the right spot. Check out this week beautiful house and stay tuned for more… bergmeisterwolf Architects have designed House P, located in Mühlbach, Italy. Architecture: bergmeisterwolf Architects Photography: […]


Marvelous Modern Architecture Photography by Joel Tjintjelaar

Dutch photographer Joel Tjintjelaar transforms urban architecture into breathtaking abstract works of art. Rather than capturing a traditional image of the Empire State Building, revealing its extraordinary height, Tjintjelaar takes creative liberties to mask the imposing extent of its towering stature and opts to play with the light bouncing off the building’s textured facade. The edifice is now defunct of its vertical triumphs and instead a radiating horizontal extension of […]


Beautiful Houses Week #40: Riverhouse Niagara by Zerafa Architecture Studio

The idea in this series is to show beautiful and inspiring houses. Houses that are remarkable for its design, elegance, elements, concept or simply because they are beautiful. So if you like architecture, interior design and beautifully designed houses, you are at the right spot. Check out this week beautiful house and stay tuned for more… Zerafa Architecture Studio have designed the Riverhouse in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. “The house […]


NYC's Brilliant Interior Design Plan For New 'Micro Apartments'

What is it about tiny, transforming homes that has the design world so captivated? The “micro-unit” trend got another boost today when Mayor Bloomberg revealed the winning design for New York City’s first 300-square-foot apartments. Far from appearing claustrophobic, the design calls for big windows, ample storage space, and spacious balconies. But interior design is as important as the layout; from pull-down beds to multi-use chairs, it is literally what […]


Beautiful Houses Week #39: The Pender Harbour House, BC, Canada

The idea in this series is to show beautiful and inspiring houses. Houses that are remarkable for its design, elegance, elements, concept or simply because they are beautiful. So if you like architecture, interior design and beautifully designed houses, you are at the right spot. Check out this week beautiful house and stay tuned for more… Agent Jamie J. MacDougall has listed a recently completed contemporary west coast residence located […]