14. May 2013 08:54
The Hawthorn Residence is situated in Hawthorn, Australia and was developed by Canny. The property is clean and completely manicured all through, with design that is sleek and smooth.
Read more: http://www.interiordesign-world.com/interior-design/hawthorn-residence-by-canny/
25. April 2013 11:14
David Jameson’s Jigsaw house is located in Bethesda, MD on a corner lot that once was home to a single-story residence. The house was built around an open courtyard that was left from the original house’s remains. The clean lines and the massive windows create a beautiful airiness to the space. Each space is complex with varying ceiling heights and window sizes and an overall asymmetrical, puzzle-like design. Read more: http://design-milk.com/jigsaw-residence-by-david-jameson-architect/
23. April 2013 09:59
An end of terrace hone in London is set to become the most expensive property ever sold in the UK after it went on the market for 250 million Sterling pounds! The six-storey Grade I mansion is a stone’s throw from Buckingham Palace and boasts 50,000 sq ft of living space, making it one of the capital’s largest private homes. Reports yesterday suggested that a 'strictly confidential' brochure, which describes 18 Carlton House as 'probably the finest residence in London', has been circulating among the super wealthy. It is believed to be owned by a Secretive Saudo royal who will not allow photos. The home is a stone throw away from Trafalgar Square, neighbours Buckingham Palace and has more living space that a football pitch!
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2313036/The-250MILLION-home-London-house-set-UKs-expensive-property-sold-sale.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
18. April 2013 11:17
The one word that comes to mind when first seeing images of the Glass House by Nico van der Meulen Architects is: WOW. That best sums up this almost 27,000 square foot home located in Johannesburg, South Africa.
This modern mansion comes complete with an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, a gym, a garage for 12 cars, an art gallery, and a raised glass koi pond (although it’s more like an outdoor aquarium). read more: http://design-milk.com/glass-house-by-nico-van-der-meulen-architects/
17. April 2013 11:16
Located in central London, this converted water tower is the personal project of homeowners Leigh Osborne and Graham Voce. Over a period of eight months, the couple converted the remnants of the 19th-century building (which was filled with 2,000 dead pigeons when they discovered it) into their dream home, creating a modern living space with four bedrooms, a gym, a rooftop terrace, elevator, bathrooms, and gigantic windows which give stunning 360º views of London.
Read more: http://www.huhmagazine.co.uk/4608/converted-london-water-tower
9. April 2013 04:12
When these homeowners purchased this new build, 3000 square foot townhouse in North London’s Crouch End, they turned it over to LLI Design during the build stage to heighten the drama in certain areas while maintaining a livable and warm residence. The rear exterior boasts a double height living space showcased with walls of windows that open up to the backyard garden area. Read more: http://design-milk.com/north-london-townhouse-interior-design-by-lli-design/
8. April 2013 11:41
A silvery steel tentacle swirls through four stories of a bright white renovated 19th-century penthouse in New York City. Architect David Hotson turned the modern space into a playful residence for children and adults alike with the remarkable tubular slide, a floral-printed ‘nest’ accessible by a bridge, vertical climbing surfaces and a swing dangling three stories above the ground. Read more: http://weburbanist.com/2013/03/12/tentacle-like-tubular-slide-swirls-through-penthouse/
28. March 2013 10:49
When buying a home most of us consider residential neighborhoods with traditional housing. Few would consider the idea of converting nonresidential structures into homes but there are those who are more adventurous. The range of unusual structures is broad; from grain silos to old fire towers architects have stretched their imaginations to create truly unique homes for their clients. Read More: http://freshome.com/2012/11/19/10-unexpected-buildings-architects-turned-into-homes/
21. March 2013 05:43
Modern architects preserve the traditions of Japanese residential architecture while meeting 21st century needs in these 12 strikingly well-balanced homes. Adaptable rooms that can change size or function with room screens, transitional spaces between outdoors and in, shapes that recall ancient architectural typologies and insulating earth berms provide the privacy, serenity and connection to nature that have characterized Japanese homes for centuries.
Read more: http://weburbanist.com/2013/02/18/modern-design-meets-ancient-traditions-in-12-japanese-homes/
5. March 2013 11:39
Palatial chateaus, ordinary suburban homes, skyscraper residences and vertical slums alike have been abandoned by their human inhabitants and given over to rot and ruin. Whether they represent once-opulent refuges for the rich or some of the most shocking conditions of abject poverty in the world, these 7 ghostly abandoned wonders of residential architecture are deliciously creepy and strangely beautiful, if a bit sad.
Read more: http://weburbanist.com/2013/02/04/7-abandoned-wonders-of-residential-architecture/