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Northern California Home Disappears into the Landscape

Jensen Architects built Turner Residence as a series of open spaces, such that the structure itself disappears into the landscape.  Residents can pocket the top floor’s sliding glass panel walls away to open the living and dining space.  This is a wonderful feature with northern California’s temperate climate and panoramic mountain views. With pocketed walls, the shaded living …

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New Tribeca Building Offers Dazzling Views

30 Warren is a completely new luxury high rise occupying a whole block-front in Tribeca, New York. Designed by Post-Office Architectes, the newest member of Warren Street breathes some refreshingly new design into the neighborhood. The apartments range from 1 to 3 bedrooms. 8 of the 23 units will feature private outdoor patios. At 12 stories tall, the building …

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A Light-Filled Tel Aviv Apartment

Originally built in the 1970’s, this apartment was transformed into an entirely new contemporary living space by Studio Raanan Stern. This contemporary apartment located in Tel Aviv, Israel  now utilizes light and small modern details to accentuate the space. The outer rooms have been transformed into a dining room and kitchen, which have a view of the park …

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Contemporary Farmhouse in Suffolk

Norm Architects completed Reydon Grove Farm, a contemporary farmhouse at the edge of a working farm in Suffolk, United Kingdom.  The single story has a long, thin layout to match the size of the pre-existing barn and dairies on the site. This layout works to emphasize the natural landscape outside.  In particular, its mere one story avoids …

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Taiwanese Apartment with Sleek, Modern Touches

Polished black tiles fill the entryway to C Residence by Z-AXIS DESIGN, setting the tone for this modern Taiwanese apartment.  Stylish furnishings and updated features run throughout. The large main room has floor to ceiling windows that make the open space feel bright and airy. The few modern furnishings selected use neutrals and soft colors and clean lines, …

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Contemporary Toronto Home Embraces Zinc

Canadian architecture firm +tongtong completed Zinc House, which blends contemporary style and the traditional home construction of Toronto’s East End. On the exterior, for example, the design team layered zinc panels on a traditional brick base.  They also used large windows to break up the traditional look and bring natural light into the home. Zinc continues into the interior …

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High Contrast Minimalist Apartment in Kiev

Designed by Sergey Makhno Architects, this minimalist apartment in Kiev, Ukraine was developed with functionality in mind. The crib is defined as a comfortable space for “both adventurers and sloths staying at home 24/7”; it is suitable for productive work, as well as for lying down with a book in your hand after a long day´s …