Interior Architecture Exemplified in Contemporary Apartment

Contemporary interior architecture firm I Love Architecture from The Netherlands has designed an amazing interior: Apartment Weteringschans. The interior architecture of the space is split into a clean, grid-like structure. The kitchen island, which is a monolithic figure of marble and wood, serves as both the cooking and serving area. The colors and materials of this interior ...

The Monastery | Contemporary Design Example

The Monastery is the name of this project by Arild Eriksen, Joakim Skajaa of Eriksen Skajaa Architectsfor Netlife Research. Netlife wanted their new spaces to feel creative, yet offer spaces for privacy, reflection and silence. Inspired by a monastery garden, the architects designed a brick and wood building partition in the center of a wide ...

Luxurious Homes | Contemporary Design Concepts

Luxurious homes are the order of the day for Paris firm Jouin Manku, which was commissioned along with architecture firm YTL Design Group to take on this large-scale integrated architectural and interior design project. This modern and luxurious home was the first of Jouin Manku’s architectural designs to be built, and talk about first impressions! ...

Interior Design Flexes Its Muscle at The Wind Dyed House

Japanese architect Kazuhiko Kishimoto, of architecture firm acaa, designed the Wind-Dyed House overlooking the ocean on a cliff in Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan. The structure becomes almost embedded in the terrain because of the low-lying nature of the house, which also allows for the least amount of impact on the environment. Each floor is composed of different ...

Acapulco Boasts One of The Worlds Finest Homes

The Arrango House. Acapulco, Mexico. Completed in 1973, John Lautner refined innovations in siting, material, and structure he had been perfecting in earlier projects. Its bold curves celebrate the sculptural qualities of concrete, which he liked to experiment with (he worked often with engineer T.Y. Lin, who pioneered prestressed concrete). Modernists have fused architecture and ...

Santorini | Cave Homes Have Modern Interiors and Ultra Cool Designs

The oldest and most simple form of residence in the Aegean Sea area is cave houses -- traditional buildings which are found inside the rocks with a domelike roof, a narrow facade, and narrow but long spaces inside. Santorini is known for its cave houses, and people from all over the world come to the ...