Tag: Modern House

Eco-Friendly House in Austin, Texas: Cascading Creek House

Eco-Friendly House in Austin, Texas: Cascading Creek House

The Cascading Creek House was completed by the Austin based design and construction firm Bercy Chen Studio. This wonderful modern home is set in the Texas Hill Country, the design incorporates eco-friendly features which minimize the reliance on electricity and gas. The roof has been shaped for rainwater collection, together with photovoltaic and solar hot-water…

Luxurious Summer Retreat in Southampton, New York

Luxurious Summer Retreat in Southampton, New York

The Southampton Beach House was completed in 2008 by the New York City based studio Alexander Gorlin Architects. This 12,000 square foot, two-story contemporary home has been built with European limestone and African hardwood. The home is positioned between the bay and the ocean in the East End of the Hamptons. The Southampton Beach House…

Revamped Interior in Beverly Hills, California

Revamped Interior in Beverly Hills, California

Beverly Hills Golden Age was completed in 2012 by the Los Angeles Based, Belgian interior designer Maxime Jacquet. This project included the renovation of a 1970’s house for an international business executive and his partner. The house was originally designed by architect Amir Farr. Beverly Hills Golden Age is located on an exclusive cul-de-sac in…

Stylish Glass Home in Valencia, Spain

Stylish Glass Home in Valencia, Spain

Window was completed in 2010 by the Valencia based studio LADAA. This stylish contemporary home has been designed to engage with the existing terrain as much as possible and to preserve the privacy of the clients. The Window home is located in Valencia, Spain. Window in Valencia, Spain, details by LADAA: “Analysing the program requirements,…

Stunning Clifftop Home in Ibiza, Spain

Stunning Clifftop Home in Ibiza, Spain

The AIBS House was completed in 2002 by the Belgium based studio Atelier d’Architecture Bruno Erpicum & Partners. This 4,306 square foot contemporary home is perched over 500 feet above the Mediterranean Sea, on the island of Ibiza, Spain. AIBS House in Ibiza, Spain, details by AABE: “Just like a path or road which comes…

Eco-Friendly Modern Home in Tandridge, England

Eco-Friendly Modern Home in Tandridge, England

The White Lodge was completed by the London based studio DyerGrimes Architects. This 5,165 square foot environmentally friendly home generates 20 percent of the total energy consumption using renewable energy sources. Eco elements include solar hot water collectors on the roof, a sustainable drainage system and an air source heat pump which circulates heat around…

Contemporary Home on the Isle of Skye, Scotland

Contemporary Home on the Isle of Skye, Scotland

Tigh Port na Long was completed in 2011 by the Glasgow based studio Dualchas Architects. This modern three bedroom home was designed for a couple who have been visiting Skye for many years. The property is perched above the cliffs, enjoying the amazing panoramic sea views. This remarkable home is located on the Isle of…

Simple Eco-Friendly Home Perched Above Lake Buchanan, Texas

Simple Eco-Friendly Home Perched Above Lake Buchanan, Texas

Mod Cott was completed in 2008 by the Austin based studio Mell Lawrence Architects. This wonderful compact, metal home is fitted with solar panels that provide all the energy demands for the intermittent use of the house. Rainwater is routed from the roof and collected in a large tank, this water reserve is enough for…

Remodel and Addition in Orange County, California

Remodel and Addition in Orange County, California

Liane Lane was completed by the Laguna Beach based studio Horst Architects. This project included the remodelling and addition to an existing mid-century residence, built in the 1960’s. The resulting 6,000 square foot contemporary home exudes cleanness and simplicity. This house is located in Orange County, California, USA. Liane Lane in Orange County, California, details…

Modern Eco-Friendly Home in Castelnovo di Sotto, Italy

Modern Eco-Friendly Home in Castelnovo di Sotto, Italy

Casa Sulla Morella was completed in 2010 by the Reggio Emilia based studio Andrea Oliva Architetto. This fabulous 3,229 square foot, contemporary residence has been designed to take advantage of the sun, wind and rain, using a combination of solar panels, a rain-water tank and the buildings orientation, allowing natural ventilation. This home is located…