The modern AA House is located in Barcelona and seems from an aerial view to be a cluster of triangular prisms and pyramids. It was designed by OAB as a house made up from connected pavilions posed in a simple and beautiful geometry. The many inclined roofs of the pavilions fold in different directions like origami all in white.
And the nestled in Stavanger Norway promises refreshing sights and sounds of the fjord it overlooks with floor-to-ceiling glass windows being employed generously in the top level. Brought to life by Oslo-based studio Element Arkitekter AS the home overlooks a beautiful landscape and with the new design that it has acquired one gets the thrilling feeling of living on the edge of a cliff. The house was initially built in 1969 but had plenty of structural flaws and was inconvenient to live in and it was Element who revamped it on a large scale to create the current home.
This beautiful 2-story residence in inner city Brisbane Australia is somewhat classic but still brings a dramatic modern twist. Shaun Lockyer Architects did a very good job designing this project as an addition to a mass-produced suburban type of house and developing it with originality.
The is all about elegance simple style minimalism and sleek design at its flowing best. One of the best modern homes that we have seen in recent times the home charms you with its uncluttered presence and the extravagant and wide-ranging use of glass. Glass and stone are the two main visible components of this contemporary structure and the third common ingredient that you find in most current homes wood is missing to a large extent here.
The ground floor houses a spectacular library the dining room an inside swimming pool with fully glazed walls that envelope the outside landscape like photographs and the basement houses a cinematography room. According to the architects “the footprint of the building uses a superimposed 7×7 meter skewed grid to support the program in a composition similar to a musical score.
But is not just the spacious backyard that makes life here a constant vacation. The sleek and refreshing pool promises a cool dip every time things become a bit too hot to handle while a plethora of activities await you thanks to the mini-golf green paddle-tennis court and the bocce ball court. Yup this is pretty much like opening your backyard door and walking into a vacation at a cool resort.
This beautiful lower level uses nothing but glass walls and that pretty much brings the outdoors inside the home. The top level is surrounded by retractable wooden panels that ensure those inside can get all the privacy they need and still tap into the wonderful and fresh views of the outside world whenever they feel like.