Beautiful houses ever built is a collection of inspiring and unusual houses that we have gathered throughout various sources. We showcase houses that are remarkable for their design, elegance, elements, concept or simply because they are beautiful. So if you like architecture, interior design and beautifully designed houses, you are at the right place. The houses that we showcase below comes with a short description and if you want to find out more about each residence you can click the photo and you ll be redirected to the architects portfolio.
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Located in Romania’s capital – Bucharest – the Vultureni House exhibits a powerful modern architecture style that challenges owners to live up to their full potential surrounded by fascinating contemporary design lines. Romanian architecture studio TECON Architects saw the long and narrow site as an opportunity to create a “private meets public” residence, where the spaces are divided into a public front courtyard and a private backyard. Accessible via an elegant collection of asymmetric steps embedded in the gently sloping terrain accompanied by rounded windows piercing the pure white facade, the interiors showcase a bright, welcoming arrangement focusing on the idea of transparency.
Another successful renovation focuses the spotlight on architect Robert Gurne‘s portfolio. This new residence was named the Crab Creek House after being positioned on the foundation of a 1960s post and beam modern house in Annapolis, Maryland.
“Playing” with volumes and color contrasts, Marta González Arquitectos designed a 600 square-meter residence with highly modern features in Madrid, Spain. Vivienda Gago displays the architects’ inclination towards horizontal development. The main objective of the project (that of taking full advantage of the surrounding natural elements) was achieved with the help of generous windows in every single room of the house.
Govaert & Vanhoutte Architecten designed the elegant Villa Roces, a modern home located in Bruges, Belgium. The project exhibits a high degree of transparency while providing a response to the small amount of natural lighting that comes from living in a wooded area. A single rectangular volume resembling a large transparent box was cleverly designed inside and out, in order to meet the living expectations of the inhabitants.
This modern luxury residence located at 1060 Woodland Drive in Beverly Hills, California, strikes with its geometry displayed both outside and inside. Take a look at the pool, for example – its shape follows the contours of both the dining volume and the white garden wall, giving the impression of slashing through the landscape.
Defined by simple geometric rules, the modern AA House was designed by OAB and is located in Barcelona, Spain. According to the description provided by 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.
Ever wondered how it would be like to live in an art gallery or inhabit a library?Bauart Architects… took this idea further and developed the A+P House, a project emphasizing on culture in its many shapes. Stacked up wooden volumes sculpturally shape up the exterior.
The simple volumetric architecture displayed by this contemporary residence shows its uncomplicated desire to offer modern comfort to the owners. Named the Gomez Residence, this black and white beauty consists of volumes gathered around the main circulations. This floor plan separates the public areas from the private ones, composing a set of spaces created to become the two parts of a whole – the solitary moments meet entertaining friends under the same roof.
Have a look at this intriguing architectural combo defining a residence in Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA. Implemented by Philadelphia-based studio Wyant Architecture, the project consists of a modern design addition to an existing 18th century farmhouse.
Capturing the surrounding Navada desert land, the Rondolino Residence lends the name of its owner – Fabrizio Rondolino, an independent Italian writer. Designed to occupy 1,200 square feet of building space and 900 square feet of exterior deck.
Casa Vale Do Lobo borrows the name from its proximity to the Vale do Lobo luxury beach and golf resort in the Algarve region of Southern Portugal. Focusing attention both on the white architecture pierced by glass walls and on the extraordinary swimming pool.