Contemporary Architecture At Its Best: Cree Cultural Institute in Canada

architecture modern project institute canadaRubin & Rotman Architects completed Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institutein the northern Canadian village of Oujé-Bougoumou, paying tribute to local architecture. The building’s concept turns to the Cree people’s traditional longhouse, the shaptuan, and to the particular context of the region. In this village, built in 1992 and unique in many respects, the main buildings were set within a…

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10 Things Nobody Tells You About Staging Your Home For Resale
Staging your home is invaluable to the resale process. Image Via: Erika Lam

Staging your home is invaluable to the resale process. Image Via: Erika Lam

Though it may not be realistic, every homebuyer dreams of purchasing a property that looks like it belongs in the pages of Better Homes and Gardens. While you don’t necessarily need a state-of-the-art kitchen or fully remodeled master bathroom in order to find the perfect buyer, looks do make a difference.

Staging your…

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Exquisite Arizona Desert Mountain Retreat With Comforting Views

Desert Mountain RetreatThe breathtaking panoramic views from this Desert Mountain property in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA inspired the owners and architect Tor Barstadto take full advantage of indoor-outdoor living. A rustic mix of stone and organic materials seamlessly blend inside and out, inspiring a welcoming feel.  Mirrored by the infinity edge pool, the impressive desert mountain retreat comes with a…

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Old Workers Cottage in Australia Transformed Into Modern Family Home

architecture modern residenceHamersley Road Residence is the result of converting an early 1900′s Australian workers cottage into a contemporary and practical family home. Despite being untouched for over 90 years, the existing building was rescued and rejuvenated by the creative team at Studio 53. The most striking element regarding this house design is a yellow ‘box’-shaped volume, gently placed on top of the ground floor…

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Perforated House Adapting Its Modern Look to Art Nouveau Design Features

architecture modern residence Result of a fruitful collaboration between Piotr Kluj and Paweł Litwinowicz , the original looking Perforated Housedraws much attention upon itself in the city of Poznan, Poland. A contemporary approach led to a completely simplified shape, as the architects turned the building into a simple cube with no balconies and oriels whatsoever. A long and wide ramp was added to the overall design,…

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How To Create Modern Victorian Interiors

A room filled with lavish antiques and high-end modern chairs is a perfect mix to create Modern Victorian Style. Image Source: Andrew Flesher

Owning a character-laden Victorian home sounds dreamy until you move in and discover that the ancient antiquity runs throughout the home — including the wiring, roofing and windows. That’s fine, you can just remodel, right?

Well, sometimes it’s not all…

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Cosmopolitan Shanghai Apartment Delivering a Fresh State of Mind

apartment shanghaiCoping with the pollution and busy life of Shanghai, China, architecture studio Taranta Creationsdeveloped a fresh apartment design. This modern residential project is located in the center of Shanghai in a famous well-known Street, called “Huaihai road”. The main concept was to create a bright and modern urban retreat, a place to help the owners rebalance after spending the day outside in the…

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Spacious Single-Family Home in Slovenia Built on a Compact 33 Square Meter Footprint

Single-family home Groharjevo by 3biro Architects

Rising north-west of Ljubljana, in Škofja Loka, this single family house exemplifies creativity under pressure. Three stories high, the modern single-family house showcases a smart floor-plan spreading over a compact 33 square meters footprint on a sloped site and reaching up to find more space. Imagined by 3biro Architects for a young family with small children, the cozy home has a large open…

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Residential Project in Paris Introducing Distinctive Zinc “Boxes” as Living Spaces

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Pietri Architectesshared photos and information about a daring residential project located in the mixed development zone (ZAC) stretching from the banks of the Seine in Issy-les-Moulineaux to the Jacques Henri Lartigue tramway station, in Paris. The operation is part of the Val de Seine master-plan which aims to reclaim wasteland in this former industrial area in order to harmoniously link it…

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