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Modern Washington D.C. Row House

Barcode House located in Washington D.C. is modern row house designed by David Jameson Architect. A new freestanding structure has been added to the existing masonry walls of the row house. The narrow site dictated a vertically oriented spatial solut...
by iDesignArch on Mar 23, 2013

Contemporary Luxury Home In Los Angeles

This contemporary luxury home in Los Angeles, California has a 30 foot high ceilings which is the focal point of the house. It has an expansive floor plan creating a wonderful space for entertaining.
by iDesignArch on Mar 22, 2013

Ecological House In Montreal With Contemporary Exposed Beams

Ecologia Montréal designed by Gervais Fortin located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada had the objective to reduce the ecological footprint. Local materials with little polluting elements are used. The house is built in insulating concrete forms. Part of...
by iDesignArch on Mar 20, 2013

Bob Hope Contemporary Palm Springs Estate

The estate of entertainer Bob Hope in Palm Springs, California is a contemporary castle with a dramatic design by Modernist architect John Lautner. The property enjoys panoramic views of the Coachella Valley, including the city of Palm Springs and th...
by iDesignArch on Mar 13, 2013

Whitby Estates Home – World Class Residence In West Vancouver

This spectacular luxury home located at 2408 Halston Court at Whitby Estates in West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada enjoys 220-degree unobstructed views of the ocean, city and sky. The private, gated oasis at the prestigious neighbourhood of Whi...
by iDesignArch on Mar 10, 2013

Contemporary Beachfront Home In South Africa

This elegant beachfront home located at Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route, South Africa has spectacular views of the ocean with direct access to the beach. SAOTA (Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects) designed the 6-bedroom home to make extensive use...
by iDesignArch on Feb 6, 2013

Elegant Contemporary Home Renovation In Toronto

The renovation of this five bedroom home located in the exclusive neighbourhood of Rosedale in Toronto, Canada was designed by McGill Design Group. The old house was transformed into an elegant contemporary home with classic interior decor. The main...
by iDesignArch on Jan 18, 2013

iPad Generation Contemporary Casa i-Home

Eco-friendly Casa i-Home is a contemporary house located on a quiet street in Cuatro Torres in La Morajela district, Madrid, Spain. Designed by architects Hita & Partners, the property has been constructed from ecological materials and features L...
by iDesignArch on Jan 17, 2013

Westbourne Grove Church Transformed Into Stunning Modern Loft

DOS Architects have transformed the top two floors of Westbourne Grove Church into a contemporary loft apartment. Located in Notting Hill, London, England, the Victorian church was originally built in 1853. Traditional architectural elements such as...
by iDesignArch on Jan 11, 2013

Contemporary Townhouse With Dramatic Colors

GMG House in Torres Vedras, Portugal designed by Pedro Gadanho is a 400-square-meter renovated townhouse in a 19th century building. The vibrant theatrical colors paints the structure in dramatic, playful angles and shapes. A bright turquoise dominat...
by iDesignArch on Dec 20, 2012

Elegance 6-bedroomed Family Home, Plett 6541+2 House by SAOTA

This is a home construction project by SAOTA, the project is named the 6541 Plett +2 House. Is a 6-bedroomed house with a family, with elegance and serenity that brings a luxury in it. Design houses are made to view living space indoor / outdoor unin...
by living inspiration on Nov 30, 2012

Exceptional Smart Home With Ergonomic Design

This contemporary smart home in the Mount Washington neighbourhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has a special ergonomic design which boasts exquisite finishes in Maple Hardwoods, Marble, Granite, Glass, Brushed Aluminum & Steel. All three floors o...
by iDesignArch on Nov 21, 2012

Energy Efficient Luxury Home In Aspen

Wildcat Ridge Residence in Aspen, Colorado is an impressive mountain retreat designed by Voorsanger Architects. The spectacular home is located at an elevation of 9,200 feet with dramatic views of the surrounding mountains, and has a dramatic folded...
by iDesignArch on Nov 4, 2012

Contemporary Home Design With A Dash Of Yellow

This contemporary home offers a yellow, black and white colour scheme that is subtlety elegant. Yellow is used to highlight the black and white base. Yellow pillows, chairs and candles are simple decorative accessories that enhance the contemporary a...
by iDesignArch on Aug 16, 2012

Contemporary House In Seattle With Japanese Influence

Engawa House is a beautiful contemporary family home located on the shores of Lake Washington in Seattle, Washington. Designed by Sullivan Conrad Architects, the property evokes the spirit of ‘engawa’ in the Japanese house, connecting the house i...
by iDesignArch on Jul 22, 2012

Contemporary Lakeside Villa In Sweden

Located on the shores of a lake near Stockholm, Sweden, this beautiful contemporary villa is ideal for summer getaways. There is a small cottage on the water’s edge with a sauna and spa. The main house features contemporary open floor plan with...
by iDesignArch on Jul 15, 2012

Energy Efficient Green Home In Seattle

This beautiful green home located at 4034 Latona Avenue NE, Seattle, Washington was originally built in 1924. Recently renovated with extensive energy efficient upgrades by Green Canopy Homes, the house is redesigned for today’s northwest contempor...
by iDesignArch on Jul 4, 2012

Breathtaking Lake View Cliff House In Lake Tahoe

The Lake House is a stunning glass and steel house built on a cliff overlooking Lake Tahoe in Crystal Bay, Nevada. This architectural tour de force has a 6-level stairwell and a glass elevator with walls of multi layered glass maximize sweeping views...
by iDesignArch on Jul 2, 2012

Contemporary House with Feminine and Light Design, Silversea Residence by Robert Bailey

Is a suite located on the seafront, is designed to combine contemporary style homes as well as function as a family-friendly home. This house has an area of 1800 square feet (165 square meters) situated on the False Creek in downtown Vancouver, this...
by living inspiration on Jul 2, 2012

Brown Residence in Scottsdale with Beautiful Desert Scenery by Lake|Flato Architects

A stunning home, with barely of recent natural and delightful. though located in an in depth golf community, Brown’s residence to celebrate the gorgeous desert scenery from nearly each area, this can be conjointly supported by the employment of...
by living inspiration on May 31, 2012


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