The Warming Tones of Wood: Slatted wooden home has a very inviting and warm interiorStanding tall and very proud, this marvellous wooden construction is positioned on the shore of a  lake in the town of Haliburton, Canada. With its stylish chalet like exterior, the stained wooden slats give it a naturalistic feel and really help to blend the construction into the tall trees and verdant vegetation. The beautiful suspended decking area that bends around the house is a wonderful spot to sit and view the lake, and contains a very comfy seating area.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/the-warming-tones-of-wood-slatted-wooden-home-has-a-very-inviting-and-warm-interior/

The Warming Tones of Wood: Slatted wooden home has a very inviting and warm interior

Standing tall and very proud, this marvellous wooden construction is positioned on the shore of a lake in the town of Haliburton, Canada. With its stylish chalet like exterior, the stained wooden slats give it a naturalistic feel and really help to blend the construction into the tall trees and verdant vegetation. The beautiful suspended decking area that bends around the house is a wonderful spot to sit and view the lake, and contains a very comfy seating area.

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A Lake-Side Classic: Traditionally styled home has some classical overtones and rich colour palettesWith a typically classic American styling, the exterior of this house oozes appeal with its gorgeous textured brick and stone walls and high pointed roofs. Located on the shores of a stunning lake in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, this three-storey house was designed for a family by Meritage Homes. The core of the house is a truly wonderful open-plan living area with a high ceiling and a rustic stone fireplace.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/a-lake-side-classic-traditionally-styled-home-has-some-classical-overtones-and-rich-colour-palettes/

A Lake-Side Classic: Traditionally styled home has some classical overtones and rich colour palettes

With a typically classic American styling, the exterior of this house oozes appeal with its gorgeous textured brick and stone walls and high pointed roofs. Located on the shores of a stunning lake in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, this three-storey house was designed for a family by Meritage Homes. The core of the house is a truly wonderful open-plan living area with a high ceiling and a rustic stone fireplace.

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Concrete Secrets: Modern home with concrete shell, hides a very  interesting secretSettled on the ridge of a hillside in the village of Vitznau, Switzerland, this unusual concrete structure has a interesting secret. The owners of the house approached Lischer Partner Architekten with the idea of living in a wooden house, but due the the foggy surroundings, they needed something a little bit more robust. The architects came up with a solution and created a wooden house, surrounded by a concrete shell to protect the soft core.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/concrete-secrets-modern-home-with-concrete-shell-hides-a-very-interesting-secret/

Concrete Secrets: Modern home with concrete shell, hides a very interesting secret

Settled on the ridge of a hillside in the village of Vitznau, Switzerland, this unusual concrete structure has a interesting secret. The owners of the house approached Lischer Partner Architekten with the idea of living in a wooden house, but due the the foggy surroundings, they needed something a little bit more robust. The architects came up with a solution and created a wooden house, surrounded by a concrete shell to protect the soft core.

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The Textures of Nature: Gorgeous wooden home in Russia oozes style  and warmthThis amazing house is the work of Peter Kostelov, a fantastic architect based in Moscow. He designed this geometrical wooden masterpiece in a small village, 90 kilometres from Moscow, Russia. The house is a summer re-treat for its owners and is located on the beautiful banks of the Volga. With its industrial charm and textured façades, this house resembles the look and style of shipping containers and has a wonderful slatted wooden exterior.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/the-textures-of-nature-gorgeous-wooden-home-in-russia-oozes-style-and-warmth/

The Textures of Nature: Gorgeous wooden home in Russia oozes style and warmth

This amazing house is the work of Peter Kostelov, a fantastic architect based in Moscow. He designed this geometrical wooden masterpiece in a small village, 90 kilometres from Moscow, Russia. The house is a summer re-treat for its owners and is located on the beautiful banks of the Volga. With its industrial charm and textured façades, this house resembles the look and style of shipping containers and has a wonderful slatted wooden exterior.

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Charming Contrast: Gorgeous home contrasts wonderfully from the outside to the insideSurrounded by a tremendous wooded area with lots of trees and verdant green shrubbery, this modern country house is located a stone throws away from the beach and was developed by Haroma & Partners. It is located in Kustavi in Finland and has a deep black exterior that has been designed with wooden panels and facades. This one-storey house has an abundance of windows which allows lots of light to penetrate through to the interior of the house and allows the owners to gaze out onto the wonderful surrounding scenery.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/charming-contrast-gorgeous-home-contrasts-wonderfully-from-the-outside-to-the-inside/

Charming Contrast: Gorgeous home contrasts wonderfully from the outside to the inside

Surrounded by a tremendous wooded area with lots of trees and verdant green shrubbery, this modern country house is located a stone throws away from the beach and was developed by Haroma & Partners. It is located in Kustavi in Finland and has a deep black exterior that has been designed with wooden panels and facades. This one-storey house has an abundance of windows which allows lots of light to penetrate through to the interior of the house and allows the owners to gaze out onto the wonderful surrounding scenery.

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Loft of the Neoclassical: Eclectically styled loft conversion has bags of colour and styleLoft conversions are often very spacious and open due to their open plan living space and lack of walls or privacy barriers. This loft has an unusual design theme that has a mixture of interesting interior details. Ceiling, brick walls and exposed pipes add an industrial feel to the overall space and fit in wonderfully well with the rustic and raw structure of the loft.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/loft-of-the-neoclassical-eclectically-styled-loft-conversion-has-bags-of-colour-and-style/

Loft of the Neoclassical: Eclectically styled loft conversion has bags of colour and style

Loft conversions are often very spacious and open due to their open plan living space and lack of walls or privacy barriers. This loft has an unusual design theme that has a mixture of interesting interior details. Ceiling, brick walls and exposed pipes add an industrial feel to the overall space and fit in wonderfully well with the rustic and raw structure of the loft.

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Small Space, Big Personality: Modern home’s interesting design helps to connect the inside with the outsideLooking at this house, it is not hard to see why it is a truly spectacular building, with an unusual shape and incredible views. The house itself is located in Linz, Austria and was developed by Peter Jungmann in 2013. The owners of the house wanted a country home, where they can relax and be at peace with the world. The exterior is rather strange in shape as it seems to taper at the bottom, suspending on supports and covered in grey looking slates.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/small-space-big-personality-modern-home-s-interesting-design-helps-to-connect-the-inside-with-the-outside/

Small Space, Big Personality: Modern home’s interesting design helps to connect the inside with the outside

Looking at this house, it is not hard to see why it is a truly spectacular building, with an unusual shape and incredible views. The house itself is located in Linz, Austria and was developed by Peter Jungmann in 2013. The owners of the house wanted a country home, where they can relax and be at peace with the world. The exterior is rather strange in shape as it seems to taper at the bottom, suspending on supports and covered in grey looking slates.

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The Connection of Two Worlds: Modern home’s interesting design helps to connect the inside with the outsideLike many of the modern homes that are designed and created in this day and age, this wonderful, yet slightly unusual house consists of interwoven panels that help to create interaction between open spaces and small intimate spaces inside and outside of the house. The exterior has been designed with wooden panelled facades and large metal structures that are bent at different angles to create a dynamic and dramatic look. Under the floating roof at the rear of the house are outdoor seating areas on both the ground and first floor of the house.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/the-connection-of-two-worlds-modern-home-s-interesting-design-helps-to-connect-the-inside-with-the-outside/

The Connection of Two Worlds: Modern home’s interesting design helps to connect the inside with the outside

Like many of the modern homes that are designed and created in this day and age, this wonderful, yet slightly unusual house consists of interwoven panels that help to create interaction between open spaces and small intimate spaces inside and outside of the house. The exterior has been designed with wooden panelled facades and large metal structures that are bent at different angles to create a dynamic and dramatic look. Under the floating roof at the rear of the house are outdoor seating areas on both the ground and first floor of the house.

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Retro Revamp: Office space is transformed into a retro space for work and playOffices are usually one of those spaces that get left alone and look very boring and very drab, but not this one! Designer Marcelo Bastos of the company Marcelo Bastos Arquitetura has recently completed the design and execution of this interior office space which is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The whole room feels spacious and open, with added storage helping to keep the room clutter free and open.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/retro-revamp-office-space-is-transformed-into-a-retro-space-for-work-and-play/

Retro Revamp: Office space is transformed into a retro space for work and play

Offices are usually one of those spaces that get left alone and look very boring and very drab, but not this one! Designer Marcelo Bastos of the company Marcelo Bastos Arquitetura has recently completed the design and execution of this interior office space which is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The whole room feels spacious and open, with added storage helping to keep the room clutter free and open.

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The Hidden Maze: Unusual house has many levels and angular lines, with a amazing surprise at the rearWhen you first walk up to this house, it looks very much like a maze, with so many different levels and various walls that seem to chop and change at every inch of the building. The house looks rather small and grey from the front of the house, but it isn’t until you get around to the back that you begin to see the real character of the house shine through.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/the-hidden-maze-unusual-house-has-many-levels-and-angular-lines-with-a-amazing-surprise-at-the-rear/

The Hidden Maze: Unusual house has many levels and angular lines, with a amazing surprise at the rear

When you first walk up to this house, it looks very much like a maze, with so many different levels and various walls that seem to chop and change at every inch of the building. The house looks rather small and grey from the front of the house, but it isn’t until you get around to the back that you begin to see the real character of the house shine through.

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Two-Faced: This modern home has two sides to its architectural storyThis marvellous home that seems to stand tall and proud in situ, is a modern two-storey building developed and designed by Creative Arch and is located in Auckland, New Zealand. The exterior has a wooden trim, with black and grey surrounds and additional elements. Although from first appearances it may seem that the house is just a normal home with a large garage, it has a hidden secret. On the street side of the house there is the large garage that has been previously mentioned, and a staggered set of stairs that follows a path towards the door.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/two-faced-this-modern-home-has-two-sides-to-its-architectural-story/

Two-Faced: This modern home has two sides to its architectural story

This marvellous home that seems to stand tall and proud in situ, is a modern two-storey building developed and designed by Creative Arch and is located in Auckland, New Zealand. The exterior has a wooden trim, with black and grey surrounds and additional elements. Although from first appearances it may seem that the house is just a normal home with a large garage, it has a hidden secret. On the street side of the house there is the large garage that has been previously mentioned, and a staggered set of stairs that follows a path towards the door.

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Changing Purpose: Old building used to be a boat hanger, but has been transformed into a modern homeThere are many different buildings around the globe that get transformed from a drab and dreary place to a new and very inviting space, but this one has to be a real gem. This home was originally a boat hanger which has been lovingly transformed into a modern home. Located on Lake Joseph in Forestburge, New York, USA, this amazing renovation project was designed by Altius Architecture and is a beautiful sight to behold.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/changing-purpose-old-building-used-to-be-a-boat-hanger-but-has-been-transformed-into-a-modern-home/

Changing Purpose: Old building used to be a boat hanger, but has been transformed into a modern home

There are many different buildings around the globe that get transformed from a drab and dreary place to a new and very inviting space, but this one has to be a real gem. This home was originally a boat hanger which has been lovingly transformed into a modern home. Located on Lake Joseph in Forestburge, New York, USA, this amazing renovation project was designed by Altius Architecture and is a beautiful sight to behold.

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The Future is White: Very angular and futuristic home oozes clarity and purity from every inch of its structureFrom a distance, this house looks like something from the future with its white angular lines and distinct structure. Located near the Austrian capital of Vienna, this amazing building was designed by Project A01 and has a crystal white, sophisticated exterior with refined elegance and amazing visual presence.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/the-future-is-white-very-angular-and-futuristic-home-oozes-clarity-and-purity-from-every-inch-of-its-structure/

The Future is White: Very angular and futuristic home oozes clarity and purity from every inch of its structure

From a distance, this house looks like something from the future with its white angular lines and distinct structure. Located near the Austrian capital of Vienna, this amazing building was designed by Project A01 and has a crystal white, sophisticated exterior with refined elegance and amazing visual presence.

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The Zig and the Zag: Unusual tapered and zig zagged roof creates an interesting home for the ownersThis unusual home has a very uniquely angled roof that seems to taper up at either end to create a zig zag shaped silhouette. At one end of the house, there are large doors that open out onto a wooden decking, that look out onto some wonderful scenery. The house has been created using lots of wooden slating and creates a streamlined effect using similar long and narrow windows all around the edges of the exterior. The whole hoe is surrounding by lots of wide open land and exotic trees and bountiful shrubbery.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/the-zig-and-the-zag-unusual-tapered-and-zig-zagged-roof-creates-an-interesting-home-for-the-owners/

The Zig and the Zag: Unusual tapered and zig zagged roof creates an interesting home for the owners

This unusual home has a very uniquely angled roof that seems to taper up at either end to create a zig zag shaped silhouette. At one end of the house, there are large doors that open out onto a wooden decking, that look out onto some wonderful scenery. The house has been created using lots of wooden slating and creates a streamlined effect using similar long and narrow windows all around the edges of the exterior. The whole hoe is surrounding by lots of wide open land and exotic trees and bountiful shrubbery.

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The Future of the Unusual: Very interesting home has unusual elements that give it character and originalityThis house is the epitome of unusual architecture, with many different materials and technological and environmental requirements of modern construction techniques used throughout its build. At the front of the house, there are unusual exterior details such as the rusty coloured, metallic panels that bend at different angles and have many holes bored into them and the top floor of the house that appears to teeter on the edge of a different volume.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/the-future-of-the-unusual-very-interesting-home-has-unusual-elements-that-give-it-character-and-originality/

The Future of the Unusual: Very interesting home has unusual elements that give it character and originality

This house is the epitome of unusual architecture, with many different materials and technological and environmental requirements of modern construction techniques used throughout its build. At the front of the house, there are unusual exterior details such as the rusty coloured, metallic panels that bend at different angles and have many holes bored into them and the top floor of the house that appears to teeter on the edge of a different volume.

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