In The Midst of a Wood: Tower like structure has outstanding views of the surrounding woodland with a simple, yet functional interiorRight on the peak of a wooded hill, this very tall and slim construction has wonderful views of the surrounding woodland and beyond. Balance Associates Architects designed this tower of a house in collaboration with their clients in or to create a steady retreat which reflects simplicity, style and functionality. The exterior utilises wooden and metal facades that slightly overlap to add a bit of depth to the structure, while the overlapping roof becomes a shade for the balcony at the very top of the building.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/in-the-midst-of-a-wood-tower-like-structure-has-outstanding-views-of-the-surrounding-woodland-with-a-simple-yet-functional-interior/

In The Midst of a Wood: Tower like structure has outstanding views of the surrounding woodland with a simple, yet functional interior

Right on the peak of a wooded hill, this very tall and slim construction has wonderful views of the surrounding woodland and beyond. Balance Associates Architects designed this tower of a house in collaboration with their clients in or to create a steady retreat which reflects simplicity, style and functionality. The exterior utilises wooden and metal facades that slightly overlap to add a bit of depth to the structure, while the overlapping roof becomes a shade for the balcony at the very top of the building.

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Four Points of View: Amazing house makes the most out of every view from the four points of the compassSurrounded by dry, swirling desert sand and a mountainous horizon, this very unusual house is the work of Edward Ogosta Architecture and is located in the valley Koachelya, California, USA. The house compromises of four tall towers, with each one having a large window at the top of the tower to gaze upon the views. The designer wanted to be able to capture various different views of the surrounding landscape.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/four-points-of-view-amazing-house-makes-the-most-out-of-every-view-from-the-four-points-of-the-compass/

Four Points of View: Amazing house makes the most out of every view from the four points of the compass

Surrounded by dry, swirling desert sand and a mountainous horizon, this very unusual house is the work of Edward Ogosta Architecture and is located in the valley Koachelya, California, USA. The house compromises of four tall towers, with each one having a large window at the top of the tower to gaze upon the views. The designer wanted to be able to capture various different views of the surrounding landscape.

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Geometric Modernity: Beautiful, yet unusual house in the Netherlands has geometric fascias surrounding a modern homeThis rather unusual one-storey house is the work of Kwint Architects who have designed a modern and contemporary home for the owners. This private house has 105 square feet of living space and is situated in the amazing countryside south of the city YLD in the Netherlands. The strange exterior uses wooden planks to create a second facia to the house that allows privacy in the home, whilst still allowing light to penetrate through the gaps.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/geometric-modernity-beautiful-yet-unusual-house-in-the-netherlands-has-geometric-fascias-surrounding-a-modern-home/

Geometric Modernity: Beautiful, yet unusual house in the Netherlands has geometric fascias surrounding a modern home

This rather unusual one-storey house is the work of Kwint Architects who have designed a modern and contemporary home for the owners. This private house has 105 square feet of living space and is situated in the amazing countryside south of the city YLD in the Netherlands. The strange exterior uses wooden planks to create a second facia to the house that allows privacy in the home, whilst still allowing light to penetrate through the gaps.

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Dynamism in Denver: Modern home in Denver has bold, yet modernistic design features with slight African overtonesThis rather spectacular house has bold design features that revolve around interconnecting volumes. The geometric shapes of this house create a very contemporary and slightly futuristic style, which has wonderful depth and dynamism. Situated in Denver, USA, this house has a total floor area of 270 meters squared and includes four bedrooms, three bathrooms and an open plan living area that blends beautifully into the kitchen.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/dynamism-in-denver-modern-home-in-denver-has-bold-yet-modernistic-design-features-with-slight-african-overtones/

Dynamism in Denver: Modern home in Denver has bold, yet modernistic design features with slight African overtones

This rather spectacular house has bold design features that revolve around interconnecting volumes. The geometric shapes of this house create a very contemporary and slightly futuristic style, which has wonderful depth and dynamism. Situated in Denver, USA, this house has a total floor area of 270 meters squared and includes four bedrooms, three bathrooms and an open plan living area that blends beautifully into the kitchen.

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In The Big Apple: Penthouse located in the city of Soho, New York is every bit the contemporary and modernist apartment it appears to beNestled in the suburb of Soho, New York, USA, this mind blowing penthouse has magnificent design elements that fuse together luxury and modernism. Designed by Piero Manara, in collaboration with Debla Manara-Berger of the company Casamanara, this penthouse has amazing views of the city’s skyline that frame the whole apartment. As you walk in, you are greeted with a large living room with very opulent cast iron columns, high ceilings and large open windows that look out at the South and the West of the city.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/in-the-big-apple-penthouse-located-in-the-city-of-soho-new-york-is-every-bit-the-contemporary-and-modernist-apartment-it-appears-to-be/

In The Big Apple: Penthouse located in the city of Soho, New York is every bit the contemporary and modernist apartment it appears to be

Nestled in the suburb of Soho, New York, USA, this mind blowing penthouse has magnificent design elements that fuse together luxury and modernism. Designed by Piero Manara, in collaboration with Debla Manara-Berger of the company Casamanara, this penthouse has amazing views of the city’s skyline that frame the whole apartment. As you walk in, you are greeted with a large living room with very opulent cast iron columns, high ceilings and large open windows that look out at the South and the West of the city.

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The Black Box: House stands out from the crowd with its masculine and strong appearanceThis house definitely stands out from the crowd with its very strong and prominent exterior. Located in Vondelgeme, Belgium, this two storey house chooses not to blend in, and is masculine and strong in appearance. Designed by local company BLAF Architecten, the box-like construction of this house is very different on the inside than it appears to be from the outside as it has an interior that is generously spacious and well allocated.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/the-black-box-house-stands-out-from-the-crowd-with-its-masculine-and-strong-appearance/

The Black Box: House stands out from the crowd with its masculine and strong appearance

This house definitely stands out from the crowd with its very strong and prominent exterior. Located in Vondelgeme, Belgium, this two storey house chooses not to blend in, and is masculine and strong in appearance. Designed by local company BLAF Architecten, the box-like construction of this house is very different on the inside than it appears to be from the outside as it has an interior that is generously spacious and well allocated.

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50 Shades of Grey: Masculine apartment teases with differing hues of greyNormally grey is a very dark and dim colour, which can look cold and uninviting, but this compact studio apartment is quite the opposite. Located in Russia and developed by company Maxim Tikhonov m2project this very masculine bachelor pad is a stylish abode with elements of retro and modern design. The apartment has large open spaces due to its very simple room layout and structure, and has lots of little windows allowing rays of light to enter in.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/50-shades-of-grey-masculine-apartment-teases-with-differing-hues-of-grey/

50 Shades of Grey: Masculine apartment teases with differing hues of grey

Normally grey is a very dark and dim colour, which can look cold and uninviting, but this compact studio apartment is quite the opposite. Located in Russia and developed by company Maxim Tikhonov m2project this very masculine bachelor pad is a stylish abode with elements of retro and modern design. The apartment has large open spaces due to its very simple room layout and structure, and has lots of little windows allowing rays of light to enter in.

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Industrial Invasion: Old building sticks to its roots with modern elements infused with industrialised overtonesThis amazing loft conversion is the epitome of modern and industrial design and was created by designers at Studio Santalla. The wonderfully open space in this former industrial building has been transformed into a modern masterpiece and has all the elements needed for a sleek and contemporary home. In the living room, you are met with flush white walls and a beamed ceiling that is home to a very industrial looking chrome ventilation pipe.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/industrial-invasion-old-building-sticks-to-its-roots-with-modern-elements-infused-with-industrialised-overtones/

Industrial Invasion: Old building sticks to its roots with modern elements infused with industrialised overtones

This amazing loft conversion is the epitome of modern and industrial design and was created by designers at Studio Santalla. The wonderfully open space in this former industrial building has been transformed into a modern masterpiece and has all the elements needed for a sleek and contemporary home. In the living room, you are met with flush white walls and a beamed ceiling that is home to a very industrial looking chrome ventilation pipe.

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Classically American: Amazing house has typical American styling with rich colours and beautiful materialsWhen you walk up to this house you are immediately drawn to its classic American style, with its large columned front door, stone walls and high peaked roofs. The house is located near a beautiful river and was developed by an America company John Kraemer & Sons, a well known elite developer, and is located in Edina, Minnesota, USA. When you enter into the house, it is astonishing how spacious and airy the whole place is, as every room has enough space to allow it to feel comfortable and open.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/classically-american-amazing-house-has-typical-american-styling-with-rich-colours-and-beautiful-materials/

Classically American: Amazing house has typical American styling with rich colours and beautiful materials

When you walk up to this house you are immediately drawn to its classic American style, with its large columned front door, stone walls and high peaked roofs. The house is located near a beautiful river and was developed by an America company John Kraemer & Sons, a well known elite developer, and is located in Edina, Minnesota, USA. When you enter into the house, it is astonishing how spacious and airy the whole place is, as every room has enough space to allow it to feel comfortable and open.

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Ornate Opulence: Single family home as eclectic styling with modern and classical overtonesThis wonderful interior for a single family home was created by Israeli designer Sharon Eiger and is located in Tel Aviv, Israel. The living room is a wonderfully light space with plenty of windows and cosy furniture. The white walls help to keep it looking light and spacious, while the neutral wooden floor adds certain warmth and glow to the whole room.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/ornate-opulence-single-family-home-as-eclectic-styling-with-modern-and-classical-overtones/

Ornate Opulence: Single family home as eclectic styling with modern and classical overtones

This wonderful interior for a single family home was created by Israeli designer Sharon Eiger and is located in Tel Aviv, Israel. The living room is a wonderfully light space with plenty of windows and cosy furniture. The white walls help to keep it looking light and spacious, while the neutral wooden floor adds certain warmth and glow to the whole room.

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The Perfect Mimic: Living area in this apartment has stunning views of San Francisco and seems to mimic the colours of the exterior worldLocated in San Francisco, this apartment has a special luxurious interior that seems to reflect the colourings of the panoramic views available from the living area windows. When you walk into the living area, the colours from the sky and surrounding buildings are almost mimicked in the interior, with blue kitchen cupboards and purple and pink tones splashed all over the room. Even the addition of sparkly cushions mimics the lights that can be seen outside the window as the sun sets over the horizon.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/the-perfect-mimic-living-area-in-this-apartment-has-stunning-views-of-san-francisco-and-seems-to-mimic-the-colours-of-the-exterior-world/

The Perfect Mimic: Living area in this apartment has stunning views of San Francisco and seems to mimic the colours of the exterior world

Located in San Francisco, this apartment has a special luxurious interior that seems to reflect the colourings of the panoramic views available from the living area windows. When you walk into the living area, the colours from the sky and surrounding buildings are almost mimicked in the interior, with blue kitchen cupboards and purple and pink tones splashed all over the room. Even the addition of sparkly cushions mimics the lights that can be seen outside the window as the sun sets over the horizon.

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Nicely Nautical: Country styled house has nautical and maritime interior overtonesLocated on a hill, with extensive views of the valley, this amazing rural house has four wings built for a growing family. The exterior of the house has a very classical barn style with tall peaked roofs and wooden panelling that give it a cosy look and feel. The house is located in Healdsburg, California, USA and was designed by Nick Noyes Architecture.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/nicely-nautical-country-styled-house-has-nautical-and-maritime-interior-overtones/

Nicely Nautical: Country styled house has nautical and maritime interior overtones

Located on a hill, with extensive views of the valley, this amazing rural house has four wings built for a growing family. The exterior of the house has a very classical barn style with tall peaked roofs and wooden panelling that give it a cosy look and feel. The house is located in Healdsburg, California, USA and was designed by Nick Noyes Architecture.

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Limitless London: Old industrial office building in London is transformed into a brand new modern workplaceSo, we end up in England again looking at the wonderfully quirky construction of this London based office. Architects from DOS Architects designed this top floor office in an industrial building situated in a very fashionable district of London - Old Street. The intention was to keep the industrial character of the existing building, while adding a layer of modernism, and contemporary styling.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/limitless-london-old-industrial-office-building-in-london-is-transformed-into-a-brand-new-modern-workplace/

Limitless London: Old industrial office building in London is transformed into a brand new modern workplace

So, we end up in England again looking at the wonderfully quirky construction of this London based office. Architects from DOS Architects designed this top floor office in an industrial building situated in a very fashionable district of London - Old Street. The intention was to keep the industrial character of the existing building, while adding a layer of modernism, and contemporary styling.

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Urban Modernism: Huge house based in Mexico City has modern and quirky characteristicsNestled in the urban areas of Mexico City, Mexico, this wonderfully geometric construction is the work of Almazán Arquitectos Asociados. The outside has a stunningly bright white exterior with a very traditional red slated roof at the top of the house. One of the really quirky features of this house is the use of the balcony and exterior panels. The designers have used this space to plant bright flowers and green shrubbery which looks really elegant and fun against the modern glass windows.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/urban-modernism-huge-house-based-in-mexico-city-has-modern-and-quirky-characteristics/

Urban Modernism: Huge house based in Mexico City has modern and quirky characteristics

Nestled in the urban areas of Mexico City, Mexico, this wonderfully geometric construction is the work of Almazán Arquitectos Asociados. The outside has a stunningly bright white exterior with a very traditional red slated roof at the top of the house. One of the really quirky features of this house is the use of the balcony and exterior panels. The designers have used this space to plant bright flowers and green shrubbery which looks really elegant and fun against the modern glass windows.

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Openly Opulent: Luxury apartment has a very spacious feel with a opulent and rich interior styleThe creator of this beautiful apartment, Arthur Dunnam, designed this modern interior under the company Jed Johnson Associates. Located in New York, USA, this apartment is one the houses on the upper East Side of the city which was originally built in 1940. The apartment offers amazing views of Park Avenue whilst oozing modern and opulent styling. The rooms are spacious and open, with large windows that allow floods of light to pour in when the sun is high in the sky.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/openly-opulent-luxury-apartment-has-a-very-spacious-feel-with-a-opulent-and-rich-interior-style/

Openly Opulent: Luxury apartment has a very spacious feel with a opulent and rich interior style

The creator of this beautiful apartment, Arthur Dunnam, designed this modern interior under the company Jed Johnson Associates. Located in New York, USA, this apartment is one the houses on the upper East Side of the city which was originally built in 1940. The apartment offers amazing views of Park Avenue whilst oozing modern and opulent styling. The rooms are spacious and open, with large windows that allow floods of light to pour in when the sun is high in the sky.

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