When it comes to sleek, angular home architecture, Japan is certainly the place to look for inspiration. Countless homes across the country feature beautifully streamlined decor schemes and both interior and exterior designs.
Responding to the sloping coastline of the Greek island of Skiathos via form and elevation, Achladies House is a modern evolution of Mediterranean architecture and Greek craftsmanship. Conceived as a summer holiday home, architect Lydia Xynogala created three volumes – a master suite.
The pyramidal roof of this house near Italy's Lake Como takes cues from traditional Japanese tea houses, and is slanted to allow low winter sun to reach the rustic interior. The property is situated on a small hillside plot surrounded by woodland on the edge of the village of Dizzasco, from which it overlooks a valley descending towards the lake.
George - or Giorgos - Korres, an Evangelical School graduate, went on to study at the Pharmacy School of the University of Athens. While still a student (1988), he started working at Greece’s oldest homeopathic pharmacy; he eventually bought the pharmacy (1992) and within the next five years, he set-up a homeopathic-remedy- production lab.
Marble details offset the traditional features of this 19th-century house near Paris, which has been renovated by Spanish studio 05 AM Arquitectura.The Girona-based architects were asked to refurbish Maison à Colombages for a couple and their two young children.
The Farm 38° 30°, an iconic boutique dairy factory, derives its name from the coordinates of the site it is located in, the “38° 30° Valley of Art” in the village of Afyon Tazlar, in the province of Afyonkarahisar in Central Turkey.
The penthouse is located in a picturesque little street, just close by Ku-Damm in Berlin. The total surface is 320m2 (3,445ft2), including 3 terraces with amazing views over Berlin.Since penthouses of this kind are very rare in Berlin, we decided to emphasise these features and create a male and elegant feeling.
The interiors of Le Coucou were conceived to break the conventions of the existing building and to contrast with the clean Scandinavian lines of the newly remodeled hotel. Roman and Williams have stripped away all of the years of renovations to expose the existing raw brick space.
A duplex house located in a small neighborhood north of Tel-Aviv, Israel, resides two families of close friends. Both are well attuned to modern architecture as owners of construction technology solutions businesses.The goal was to design two different single family houses, each with its own unique plan, and still maintain a unified and coherent architectural element.
The project is located in an old jugendstil building from 1901, in the Neustadt area in Strasbourg. This large duplex apartment occupies the former attic of the building. It has been created through the conversion of old maid rooms and the above loft that was used for storage.