Timeless Design Trumps Erosion

The design of the Mermaid Beach Residence is a dialogue between architecture and the intrinsic human desire and emotional need for permanence, or...

Pulitzer Amsterdam

“Every room and every corner portray hints of the past. They reflect Amsterdam’s rich past and contemporary present in an eclectic mix of finishes, designs and elements in...

Avoid the Irrelevant, Emphasise the Significant

Pitsou Kedem Architects design with elimination in mind. Founded in Tel-Aviv on the modernist style in 2000, they have since designed private homes, restaurants, stores, and even...

Crags, Cacti and the Croatian Coastline

Bedrock House, created by architecture studio Turato Architects, sits on the rocky Island of Krk, Croatia. The house’s sleek, white-walled modern touch juxtaposes the terrain around it...

Designing Tiny to Live Big

Mingled with foliage at the lake’s edge in the small region of Vinkeveen, Netherlands, Tiny Holiday Home’s stained black exterior has a distinct,...

Mexican Dream House

Imagine a dream house: a large glass façade with a beautiful view of the surrounding nature and the local lake. A large garden with a swimming pool. A generously-sized dining...

Jávri Lodge 2.0

Jávri Lodge has a long history in Finland, having once served as a retreat to longest serving Finnish president, Urho Kekkonen. Architect Teemu Pirinen was tasked with providing the...

Elevating Local History through Renovation

Sometimes, tragical moments in history also have a positive effect on the environment and population that follows. One example for this occurrence are the typical...

The Plus Picks: Best of Design

Top Design Stories from 2018 2018’s been quite a year for the design world. Whether you like London-pavement inspired solutions to natural lighting in urban homes, whether it’s four-ton rocks balanced on cantilevers in a home in the hills of...

Long Horizontals

Situated on the shores of the St. Laurence River in Québec’s mountainous Charlevoix region, Long Horizontals doesn’t fail to impress skiers and wanderers passing by on...