From the Ground: Gorgeous contemporary homes seem to rise from the ground and stand tall and proudFrom afar, this unusually designed home has some very interesting features. With two white volumes seeming to rise from the ground into two very proud spaces, these semi-detached houses were designed by Italian architectural firm Romano Adolini Architetto and are the epitome of purity and clarity. The exterior of the house has double height window at the front that overlook the large and spacious front garden, which has a swimming pool and gorgeous landscaping.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/from-the-ground-gorgeous-contemporary-homes-seem-to-rise-from-the-ground-and-stand-tall-and-proud/

From the Ground: Gorgeous contemporary homes seem to rise from the ground and stand tall and proud

From afar, this unusually designed home has some very interesting features. With two white volumes seeming to rise from the ground into two very proud spaces, these semi-detached houses were designed by Italian architectural firm Romano Adolini Architetto and are the epitome of purity and clarity. The exterior of the house has double height window at the front that overlook the large and spacious front garden, which has a swimming pool and gorgeous landscaping.

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Into the Abyss: Traditional American home with a stunning ocean viewAs you walk up to this beautiful house, you are met by a very traditional American styled exterior, with neutral and pale colourings and wooden slatted facades. The windows and fittings on the exterior are very typical of traditional American design and give it a slightly older look and feel. It isn’t until you take a look at a different angle; you can see something quite spectacular. This two-storey house is located right on the beach in Harvery Cedars, New Jersey, USA and overlooks the gorgeous marine blue ocean.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/into-the-abyss-traditional-american-home-with-a-stunning-ocean-view/

Into the Abyss: Traditional American home with a stunning ocean view

As you walk up to this beautiful house, you are met by a very traditional American styled exterior, with neutral and pale colourings and wooden slatted facades. The windows and fittings on the exterior are very typical of traditional American design and give it a slightly older look and feel. It isn’t until you take a look at a different angle; you can see something quite spectacular. This two-storey house is located right on the beach in Harvery Cedars, New Jersey, USA and overlooks the gorgeous marine blue ocean.

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Wonderful Woodland: House stands proud and tall amongst the trees in a dense forestNestled in the depths of a dense woodland area, surrounded by an abundance of exotic looking trees and bright green shrubbery, this impressive house looks at one with nature and blends in well to its surroundings thanks to its wooden exterior. The two storey house pictured in this article is located in a Forest in East Hampton, USA and was created and designed by Robert Young Architecture and Interiors.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/wonderful-woodland-house-stands-proud-and-tall-amongst-the-trees-in-a-dense-forest/

Wonderful Woodland: House stands proud and tall amongst the trees in a dense forest

Nestled in the depths of a dense woodland area, surrounded by an abundance of exotic looking trees and bright green shrubbery, this impressive house looks at one with nature and blends in well to its surroundings thanks to its wooden exterior. The two storey house pictured in this article is located in a Forest in East Hampton, USA and was created and designed by Robert Young Architecture and Interiors.

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Amazing Austria: Perfectly positioned house has stunning views of the AlpsWith a stunning and quite frankly outstanding backdrop, this incredible home is situated in the most perfect place imaginable. Sat at the very foot of the Alps, this modern and very geometric home has panoramic views of the towering mountains and the misty air. The owners of the property wanted to create a contemporary home that combines working and living areas. The very clean cut angles that a evident on the external part of the property stand out well against the rugged textures of the background, yet mimic its rustic appearance with grey and white stone facades.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/amazing-austria-perfectly-positioned-house-has-stunning-views-of-the-alps/

Amazing Austria: Perfectly positioned house has stunning views of the Alps

With a stunning and quite frankly outstanding backdrop, this incredible home is situated in the most perfect place imaginable. Sat at the very foot of the Alps, this modern and very geometric home has panoramic views of the towering mountains and the misty air. The owners of the property wanted to create a contemporary home that combines working and living areas. The very clean cut angles that a evident on the external part of the property stand out well against the rugged textures of the background, yet mimic its rustic appearance with grey and white stone facades.

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Trust in the Traditional: Traditionally styled home oozes character and charisma from its natural materials and rustic overtonesThis absolutely stunning house is a wonderful re-treat in the lovely town of Redding, Conn, USA. With its classical charm and traditional features, this small house has an abundance of character and personality. It was recently developed by Blansfield Builders and has been made from large natural stones and a gorgeous white door and window frames to compliment the era it mirrors so wonderfully.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/trust-in-the-traditional-traditionally-styled-home-oozes-character-and-charisma-from-its-natural-materials-and-rustic-overtones/

Trust in the Traditional: Traditionally styled home oozes character and charisma from its natural materials and rustic overtones

This absolutely stunning house is a wonderful re-treat in the lovely town of Redding, Conn, USA. With its classical charm and traditional features, this small house has an abundance of character and personality. It was recently developed by Blansfield Builders and has been made from large natural stones and a gorgeous white door and window frames to compliment the era it mirrors so wonderfully.

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Overlapping near the Ocean: Modern home consists of overlapping volumes that create a dynamic home with spectacular views of the oceanAs you can see from the photographs, this two-storey home does not fail to impress with its strong structure and contemporary influence. Located in Port Macquarie, New South Wales Australia, this modern home has recently been developed by a local company SMB Interior Design and has some magnificent design features running throughout the design. The house consists of overlapping volumes, that each has their own textured exterior, and has been completed with a mixture of white and grey panelling.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/overlapping-near-the-ocean-modern-home-consists-of-overlapping-volumes-that-create-a-dynamic-home-with-spectacular-views-of-the-ocean/

Overlapping near the Ocean: Modern home consists of overlapping volumes that create a dynamic home with spectacular views of the ocean

As you can see from the photographs, this two-storey home does not fail to impress with its strong structure and contemporary influence. Located in Port Macquarie, New South Wales Australia, this modern home has recently been developed by a local company SMB Interior Design and has some magnificent design features running throughout the design. The house consists of overlapping volumes, that each has their own textured exterior, and has been completed with a mixture of white and grey panelling.

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Very Vibrant: Eclectic home has vibrant overtones with character and charismaThis colourful and eclectic home is definitely individual and has real character and charisma. The modern apartment was developed by Indi Interiors and is located in the heart of New York, alongside the hustle and bustle of daily life. The eclectic interior gives the space real definition with a blend of gorgeous colours, plush velvety textiles and mix of modern and traditional styles.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/very-vibrant-eclectic-home-has-vibrant-overtones-with-character-and-charisma/

Very Vibrant: Eclectic home has vibrant overtones with character and charisma

This colourful and eclectic home is definitely individual and has real character and charisma. The modern apartment was developed by Indi Interiors and is located in the heart of New York, alongside the hustle and bustle of daily life. The eclectic interior gives the space real definition with a blend of gorgeous colours, plush velvety textiles and mix of modern and traditional styles.

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As Open as the Ocean: Gorgeous home has breath-taking views of the bay and its crashing wavesThe first picture in this article really demonstrates the beauty and clarity of this wonderful home and also portrays the spaciousness and openness it has to the outside world. The large windows that look out to the crystal blue sea is one of the first features you notice when walking into this home, and boy, what a feature it is! Forsythe General Contractors recently completed this amazing house with expansive views of the bay and is located in Sausalito, Marin Country, California.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/as-open-as-the-ocean-gorgeous-home-has-breath-taking-views-of-the-bay-and-its-crashing-waves/

As Open as the Ocean: Gorgeous home has breath-taking views of the bay and its crashing waves

The first picture in this article really demonstrates the beauty and clarity of this wonderful home and also portrays the spaciousness and openness it has to the outside world. The large windows that look out to the crystal blue sea is one of the first features you notice when walking into this home, and boy, what a feature it is! Forsythe General Contractors recently completed this amazing house with expansive views of the bay and is located in Sausalito, Marin Country, California.

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Modern on the Mountain: Contemporary home, located on the side of a steep hillside is sleek and modern in style and designWhether you are looking up or down on the hill, it is difficult to miss this white structure that seems to be plonked down from space! Surrounded by lush vegetation, beautifully shrubbery and mountainous air, this modern home has the perfect, calm setting that gives the owners some real tranquillity and relaxation. Designed by architect Mario Martins, this contemporary home is located on a steep hillside, offering spectacular views of the ocean from the front windows.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/modern-on-the-mountain-contemporary-home-located-on-the-side-of-a-steep-hillside-is-sleek-and-modern-in-style-and-design/

Modern on the Mountain: Contemporary home, located on the side of a steep hillside is sleek and modern in style and design

Whether you are looking up or down on the hill, it is difficult to miss this white structure that seems to be plonked down from space! Surrounded by lush vegetation, beautifully shrubbery and mountainous air, this modern home has the perfect, calm setting that gives the owners some real tranquillity and relaxation. Designed by architect Mario Martins, this contemporary home is located on a steep hillside, offering spectacular views of the ocean from the front windows.

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Truly Traditional: Rural home has rustic and traditional overtones with charm and charismaIt is not difficult to see why this house is such a popular building for many people. With its real traditional style stone walls, bay windows and high-peaked ceilings, it is truly natural delight that offers so much character and style to the surrounding landscape. Designed by Thompson Custom Homes, this spacious two-storey family home is located in Houston, Texas and has wonderfully kept grounds, a swimming pool and an outside annexe for guests.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/truly-traditional-rural-home-has-rustic-and-traditional-overtones-with-charm-and-charisma/

Truly Traditional: Rural home has rustic and traditional overtones with charm and charisma

It is not difficult to see why this house is such a popular building for many people. With its real traditional style stone walls, bay windows and high-peaked ceilings, it is truly natural delight that offers so much character and style to the surrounding landscape. Designed by Thompson Custom Homes, this spacious two-storey family home is located in Houston, Texas and has wonderfully kept grounds, a swimming pool and an outside annexe for guests.

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Cubist Creation: Cubist home is modern in style with masculine features and designAs you walk up to this magnificent home, the geometry and colour of the building stands tall and proud with masculine off-white and black facades. Luca Rutelli, of the Italian company, Atelier 35, designed this modern single-family home in 2012 and it is located in Parma, Italy. The exterior of the house is striking, with deep black features that bring out the depth within in the off-white facades.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/cubist-creation-cubist-home-is-modern-in-style-with-masculine-features-and-design/

Cubist Creation: Cubist home is modern in style with masculine features and design

As you walk up to this magnificent home, the geometry and colour of the building stands tall and proud with masculine off-white and black facades. Luca Rutelli, of the Italian company, Atelier 35, designed this modern single-family home in 2012 and it is located in Parma, Italy. The exterior of the house is striking, with deep black features that bring out the depth within in the off-white facades.

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Geometrically Organic: Eclectically styled apartment is located in Miami and has panoramic views of the ocean and the cityThis very light and elegant interior is the epitome of modernity and dynamism with its mixture of geometric lines and organic, flowing shapes. The apartment, created and designed by StyleHaus Design, is located on the upper floors of a high-rise building that offers excellent views of Miami and the ocean.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/geometrically-organic-eclectically-styled-apartment-is-located-in-miami-and-has-panoramic-views-of-the-ocean-and-the-city/

Geometrically Organic: Eclectically styled apartment is located in Miami and has panoramic views of the ocean and the city

This very light and elegant interior is the epitome of modernity and dynamism with its mixture of geometric lines and organic, flowing shapes. The apartment, created and designed by StyleHaus Design, is located on the upper floors of a high-rise building that offers excellent views of Miami and the ocean.

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Black & Red: Modern home with an abundance of white, has red and white features that brings the space aliveAs soon as you walk into this house, you are met with a bright and airy space that just oozes pure modernity and sophistication. Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, this house was designed by JW Construction and consists of a spacious kitchen and dining area, living room, dining room with closed fireplace, a bedroom and a bathroom. The whole house has been designed with a modern style and has a large amount of white throughout the whole space.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/black-red-modern-home-with-an-abundance-of-white-has-red-and-white-features-that-brings-the-space-alive/

Black & Red: Modern home with an abundance of white, has red and white features that brings the space alive

As soon as you walk into this house, you are met with a bright and airy space that just oozes pure modernity and sophistication. Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, this house was designed by JW Construction and consists of a spacious kitchen and dining area, living room, dining room with closed fireplace, a bedroom and a bathroom. The whole house has been designed with a modern style and has a large amount of white throughout the whole space.

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So Spanish: Gorgeous home located on the Oceanfront is typical of Spanish style and designFrom a distance, this brilliantly elegant home looks incredible in its setting, with a traditional Spanish style and glistening pool in the midst of its shadow. This one-storey house is located on the oceanfront and was developed by AB Design Studio. It has a white exterior, which is very typical of traditional Spanish style, and has a gorgeous red clay-tiled roof that is so typical of Mediterranean design.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/so-spanish-gorgeous-home-located-on-the-oceanfront-is-typical-of-spanish-style-and-design/

So Spanish: Gorgeous home located on the Oceanfront is typical of Spanish style and design

From a distance, this brilliantly elegant home looks incredible in its setting, with a traditional Spanish style and glistening pool in the midst of its shadow. This one-storey house is located on the oceanfront and was developed by AB Design Studio. It has a white exterior, which is very typical of traditional Spanish style, and has a gorgeous red clay-tiled roof that is so typical of Mediterranean design.

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