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Beautiful Houses: East House in Australia

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... The East House, located in Byron Bay, Australia is a project by Built-Environment Practice. Conversion of 1990s brick and tile beach house to a modern, open-plan sustainable living environment. Designed to optimize northern solar access, cross-ventilation, and thermal comfort without heating or air conditioning. I can definitely see myself living here. The materials, open spaces, natural light and floor plan are really beautiful. This house has everything a beach house should have, perfect. ;) Check out Built-Environment Practice website for further details about this and other projects. See you next time. We found this house at Contemporist. Photos by David Taylor

Beautiful Houses: The Royal Penthouse II in Australia

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... The Royal Penthouse II located in Newcastle, Australia is a project by Coco Republic. The impressive floor plan of this three bedroom penthouse located right on Newcastle Beach needed a comprehensive interior fit out that was luxurious, coastal and complementary to the streamline architecture of the building. Over a 5 month period the Penthouse was transformed into its current state. Soft natural materials of timber, stone, washed linens and jute combined to achieve a light, soft palette that offers easy living, whilst referencing the coastal environment beyond in a harmonious way. This penthouse is breathtaking. Definitely a great place to live! ;) Check out Coco Republic website for further details about this and other projects. See you next time. We found this house at Contemporist. Photos by Steve Back

Beautiful Houses: House in Itaipava, Brazil

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... The Itaipava House, located in Itaipava, Brazil is a project by Cadas Arquitetura. Once again we couldn't find details about the project but we believe the images communicate enough. This house is really beautiful. The place is modern, cozy, clean and elegant. The wood and high ceiling are my favorites. Definitely a great place to live! ;) Check out Cadas Arquitetura website for further details about this and other projects. See you next time. We found this house at Contemporist. Photos by Denilson Machado and Decio Daniel.

Beautiful Houses: Lai Residence in Taiwan

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... The Lai Residence in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan is a project by PMK+Designers. This two-story penthouse apartment embodies many of PMK’s ideas about integration between space, architecture, urban living, and spirituality into everyday life. We couldn't find the designer's website and their Facebook page doesn't have a lot of informations, but the images are stunning, check it out. This penthouse is breathtaking. Spaces, materials and decoration are elegant, clean and modern, creating an amazing apartment. Definitely a great place to live! ;) Check out PMK+Designers Facebook page for further images from this and other projects. See you next time. We found this house at Contemporist. Photos by Joey Liu.

Beautiful Houses: Go Vap House in Vietnam

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... The Go Vap House in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietmam is a project by MM++ Architects. I couldn't find details about the house at their website but I believe the images communicate a lot. The house was designed for a couple with 3 young kids. This house is beautiful and clean. Wide spaces, great choice of materials and the indoor garden created a really inspiring house, definitely a great place to live! ;) Check out MM++ Architects website for further details about this and other projects. See you next time. We found this house at ArchDaily. Photos by Nam Bui.

Beautiful Houses: Curved House in Missouri

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... The Curved House in Springfield, Missouri is a project by Hufft Projects. The Curved House is a modern residence with distinctive lines. Conceived in plan as a U-shaped form, this residence features a courtyard that allows for a private retreat to an outdoor pool and a custom fire pit. A signature masonry wall gently curves in two places signifying both the primary entrance and the western wall of the pool cabana. An eclectic and vibrant material palette of brick, Spanish roof tile, Ipe, Western Red Cedar, and various interior finish tiles add to the dramatic expanse of the residence. The client’s interest in suitability is manifested in numerous locations, which include a photovoltaic array on the cabana roof, a geothermal system, radiant floor heating, and a design which provides natural daylighting and views in every room. The Curved House is super elegant and beautiful. The materials combinations, the glass, the wide spaces and the interiors create a modern and cozy space, definitely a great place to live! ;) Check out Hufft Projects website for further details about this and other projects. See you next time. We found this house at Contemporist. Photos by Mike Sinclair.

Beautiful Houses: +HOUSE in 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... The +HOUSE in Mulmur, Ontario, Canada is a project by Superkül Inc Architect. Designed for a client with environmental sensitivities, +HOUSE is a manifestation of a sustainable and healthy approach to building that does not sacrifice design. Sited facing the bank of a stream-fed pond, this four-season house is nestled into a natural slope. Extensive 14-ft high glazing offers expansive views of the landscape and access to a full-length deck. Bedrooms are located on opposite ends of the rectangular plan, book-ending the open living spaces. This house is breathtaking. Both interiors and exterior were beautifully designed and the result is an elegant, clean and modern house. The views are also inspiring, definitely a great place to live! ;) Check out Superkül Inc Architect website for further details about this and other projects. See you next time. We found this house at Contemporist. Photos by Shai Gil.

Beautiful Houses: Marbella in Spain

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... The Marbella house is a project by A-cero. I couldn't find a lot of information on their website but I believe the images speak for themselves. And also, in a house this beautiful, we can leave the details for our imagination. This place is amazing. Materials, colors, spaces and shapes, everything is beautiful. In a place like this even the garage looks good ;) Definitely a great place to live! ;) Check out A-cero website for further details about this and other projects. See you next time. We found this house at ArchDaily.

Beautiful Houses: L71 in Bangkok

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... The L71 Residence in Bangkok, Thailand is a project by Office of Architectural Transition. The house is located in a narrow long shape site, which is good since the owners have some parties occasionally. To better fit their lifestyle the public areas such as living room and parking are in front of the house, while private areas such dinning room and bedrooms are in the back of the house. Most houses are designed as one big mass, and have bad ventilation and natural light, but in this house each rooms are splitted to get better ventilation and natural light.Since the masses are splitted, it creates some semi outdoor space to interlock indoor and outdoor space. This is definitely a wow house. The wood, glass & white walls combination is pretty neat. The whole house is amazing actually. Maybe too big for my taste but definitely really beautiful. For sure a nice place to live. ;) Check out Office of Architectural Transition website for further details about this and other projects. See you next time. We found this house at Freshome.

Beautiful Houses: NaCl Residence in Maryland

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... The NaCl Residence Bethesda, Maryland is a project by David Jameson Architect. We don't have a lot of informations about the project but we believe that the images speak for themselves. This house is super elegant, beautiful and modern. The geometry, the glass and the white walls create another architectural master piece. I also loved the wide spaces and the hardwood floor. Definitely a great place to live! ;) Check out David Jameson Architect website for further details about this and other projects. See you next time. Thanks Ron from David Jameson Architect for sending us the images. Photos by Paul Warchol Photograhy.

Beautiful Houses: Casa CKN in Brazil

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... The CKN house in Atlantida Beach, Brazil is a project by Giugliani Montero Arquitetos. The architects wanted to create a place flexible enough to accommodate the beach life style without compromising comfort. The spaces were developed around the living room area. They also took advantage of natural light and ventilation so that the house is bright and cool, using local breezes to help with the ventilation. The result is amazing, check it out. This house is breathtaking. And the cool thing? Is near Abduzeedo's home town Porto Alegre. And we also know the architects, which is even better. Everything in this house is awesome, from materials choice to colors and spaces... I'm in love. Definitely a great place to live! ;) Check out Giugliani Montero Arquitetos website for further details about this and other projects. See you next time. We found this house at Freshome. Photos by Marcelo Donadussi.

Beautiful Houses: Anti Patio House in Ukraine

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... The Anti Patio house in Kharkov, Ukraine is a project by Drozdov & Partners. The terraced plot is located on the eastern slope of the hill, with a 10-15 km panoramic view characteristic of a penthouse. The ensemble of three containers (60 sq m each) is sited on two natural terraces: the “guest container” occupies the lower one, the “bedroom container” leans on the slope and the “common area container” uses the upper terrace. This house is pretty neat. The place looks amazing, it's definitely a modern take on containers based houses. Definitely a great place to live! ;) Check out Drozdov & Partners website for further details about this and other projects. See you next time. We found this house at Contemporist. Photos by Andrey Avdeenko.

Beautiful Houses: Skirt + Rock House in Australia

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... The Skirt + Rock house is a project by MCK Architects. The project was a renovation of a modest bungalow, the clients needed more space to their family and they also wanted a better connection with the garden, sunlight and air. The garden was very important and a big rock that sat in the hill to the hear of the house became the focal point of the new architectural composition. The spaces are wide and well positioned so the client can enjoy all the natural light and breeze. Large sliding glass windows integrate indoor and outdoor spaces, creating a modern and beautiful house. This place is incredible. The way they planned the house integrating the nature around it in the project is really nice. The wide spaces and the living room connected to the garden are great. Definitely a great place to live! ;) Check out MCK Architects website for further details about this and other projects. See you next time. We found this house at ArchDaily. Photos by Richard Glover.

Beautiful Houses: Mini Loft in Prague

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... The mini loft is a project by Dalibor Hlavacek. The loft located in Prague is a conversion of a corner apartment house built in the thirties. The architectural interior design of the small loft apartment strives not only to accomplish the investor’s and author’s functional requirements, but also to reach a spatial experience perceivable with all our senses by means of material, colors, and shape combinations. In small spaces every detail matters and here the result is amazing. I don't know about you, but I'm crazy about lofts. The mini, the small, the big ones, all of them get my attention when well designed. This mini loft is an awesome example. Turning a small space into this super loft is amazing, is one of the reasons I love architecture. Definitely a great place to live! ;) Check out Dalibor Hlavacek website for further details about this and other projects. See you next time. We found this house at ArchDaily.

Beautiful Houses: River Bank House in Montana

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... The River Bank is a project by Balance Associates Architects. The house sits along the Gallatin River just outside Big Sky, Montana, USA. Since the clients love to entertain the house was set up to create an open and casual atmosphere, besides offering a strong connection to the outdoors. The large roof over the living room serves to shade large areas of glass in the summer, while geothermal heat pumps and high levels of insulation help keep it warm and energy efficient in the winter. The house also counts with two wings to capture the best views of the river and create a protected entry courtyard. In my opinion this is the perfect "mountain house." The use of wood, the huge glass windows, the amazing view... everything here creates a nice and cozy mountain retreat. A great place to enjoy the nature counting with comfort and style. Definitely a great place to live! ;) Check out Balance Associates Architects website for further details about this and other projects. See you next time. We found this house at ArchDaily. Photos by Steve Keating Photography.

Beautiful Houses: Corallo House in Guatemala

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... The Corallo House is a project by PAZ Arquitectura. Located on a hillside forest area in Guatemala City, the Corallo house integrates the surrounding nature into its layout respecting it and using nature as an architectural intervention. The project preserved the existing trees and the result is a beautiful layout that merges nature and architecture in a modern and inspiring way. This house is amazing, I even dare to say the Corallo house is a great updated version of our childhood tree house dreams. The wide spaces, the different materials and textures and special the tree inside the house create a really beautiful place. The house is the perfect nature retreat. Definitely a great place to live! ;) Check out PAZ Arquitectura website for further details about this and other projects. See you next time. We found this house at ArchDaily. Photos by Andres Asturias.

Beautiful Houses: Hasharon House in Israel

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... The Hasharon House is a project by Sharon Neuman Architects. The house was planned for a young family with 3 children, on a lot with a wide open view to the back, overlooking agricultural fields. After giving a great amount of consideration to the functionality of the space and the movement scheme, the architects decided to build a split level house, placing the master bedroom half way between the public area and the children's space. This house is clean and elegant. The spaces, colors, materials and decor create a contemporary and cozy environment. Definitely a great place to live! ;) Check out Sharon Neuman Architects website for further details about this and other projects. See you next time. We found this house at Contemporist.