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House Wrapped Around the Open Atrium with Natural Light in the Interior

July 30, 2009 By: Category: Home Design, Interior Design, Modern Home

This house is located on a cul de sac and is wrapped around the open atrium. Thanks to such construction there are a lot of natural light in the interior, the cross ventilation is great and outdoor living area is hided from everybody. The private areas like master bedroom, closet and bathroom are located in one wing of the house, while the public areas like dining kitchen and multi-purpose room in another. There are also additional bedroom and bathroom in the public area for guests. The large carport area is located at the front of the house along with a large two car garage. The interior of the house is done in calm and cosy style. Another very interesting feature of the house is the high double gables which provide plenty of drama to the house’s exterior. [ VIA ]

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Bunker House Design, Private Residence Designed by Thomas Bendel

July 30, 2009 By: Category: Home Design, Modern Home

Bunker House Design, Private Residence Designed by Thomas Bendel.
This house which looks like some kind of bunker is a private residence designed by Thomas Bendel. It’s made of prefabricated concrete blocks besides its front and back which are done in glass and black anodized aluminum. Behind house entrance is a ten meters long staircase with a steel handrail. The living area is a large space which hides kitchen behind high gloss maple walls with black oak joints. Other walls are made of raw concrete which are in contrast with pure black floors. Through the windows around the house a lot of landscape views are captured. Even the bathroom has such views but couldn’t be viewed from the outside.

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Beautiful Modern Mountain Home Design by Ulisses Morato, in Minas Gerais, Brazil

July 28, 2009 By: Category: Home Design, Modern Home

Beautiful Modern Mountain Home Design by Ulisses Morato, in Minas Gerais, Brazil 1

This Beautiful Modern Mountain Home is design by Ulisses Morato, located in Minas Gerais, Brazil. This beautiful modern mountain home design was awarded the 10th Architecture Award promoted by IAB-MG (Instituto dos Arquitetos do Brasil – Minas Gerais) 2008, in the single houses category, and is situated on a hilltop in Minas Gerais, Brazil, embraced by a vast valley and majestic mountain rang. This contemporary mountain home employs time-honored methods and local materials with traditional, manual construction, and uses strong Portuguese colonial architecture influences. Built on three levels, the unique layout allows for a graceful yet functional use of the steeply sloping site.

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Steel, Aluminum and Glass House Design by Bates Masi Architects

July 13, 2009 By: Category: Home Design, Modern Home

The house is designed by Bates Masi Architects. This limestone, steel, aluminum and glass house built on the exact same footprint as one-story wood house that was here before. The house is now have two stories and the main entrance has double staircase to the second floor. The living room, dining room, kitchen, utility room, library, and two guest bedrooms with baths are on the first floor. The second floor has the master bedroom / sitting room with two dressing rooms, two vanity areas and a large bathroom with separate tub and shower. All rooms are open to walkways and terraces at both the first and second floors. The studio and garage are attached to the main house with a glass walled and roofed corridor. The swimming pool is located near the house with its own view of the surroundings.

Steel, Aluminum and Glass House Design by Bates Masi Architects

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Modern House Design with Glass and Timber Pavilions by Leuschke Group

July 13, 2009 By: Category: Home Design, Modern Home

This house is designed by Leuschke Group. Warkworth House is designed like a cosy environment for a single family. It is designed as a series of stick pavilions made of glass and timber. They have the simple shape and planing but with unusually shaped roofs. The kitchen is backbone of the house which connects private and public spaces with opening to the pool areas. Children wing is separated from the main areas by a wide corridor in order to make it more quite and relaxing. Materials choice and color theme make the house looks quite minimalist and definitely contemporary without being too aggressive and cool. The house is perfect for relaxing New Zealand lifestyle and for family with several children which like to play all day long.

Modern House Design with Glass and Timber Pavilions by Leuschke Group

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