Designed by OOPEAA this modern 21st century church in northern Finland has a log-built interior core and an exterior ‘cloak’ made with aspen shingles dipped in tar. The structure was handmade using traditional building techniques. It has a simple box-like form and a gabled roof topped with a lantern skylight that filters natural light into the building.
In this house by architects Denton Corker Marshall one story is perilously balancing on top of and perpendicular to the other providing a form that is both dramatic and distinctive. View Hill House looks across the Yarra Valley winemaking region of Victoria in south eastern Australia.
Complete with a TV room a bar a BBQ bar and a pool along with a spacious outdoor lounge the home is fully decked out yet it is natural materials such as cane and bamboo that become its most distinct features. The extensive use of cool neutral hues natural materials and decor that complements the color scheme ensures that the interior of the house has a chic coastal vibe that is both inviting and elegant.
This house in Naha City Okinawa Japan was designed by Matsuyama Architect and Associates. A truly modern structure whose top floor cantilevers towards the city its form sits perfectly at odds with the surrounding urban vernacular.
Found on RTEdgar the once forgotten and worn-out warehouse was turned into a multi-level home with a distinct industrial flair that pays tribute to the rich past of the structure. Exposed brick walls large glass windows with black steel frames and decor that complements the vintage aura of the home come together to shape a truly exceptional living area.
Wooden siding in a chevron pattern can be found on the first floor of this home but check out that tree bark that adds unforgettable flair to the second story! Metal planters on the ground mirror the dark tones of the bark. Ready to get traditional? Stucco can be found on the exteriors of some of today’s most charming homes like this lovely residence from Anne Decker Architects:
Formal workspaces and dining areas are interlaced with features such as the opulent outdoor Jacuzzi pool table in the family room and lovely lounge areas to create a balance between vacation and business styles that the home intends to evoke.