Warmth of the Wooden: Apartment based in Barcelona used natural wood to segregate spaceThis very open and contemporary living space is the work of designer Susanna Cots who has created a work of art using natural and elegant materials. The main focal point of this project is the varnished wood sheet that crosses the whole space and helps to break up the white walls and ceiling. Reading is a part of everyday life for the owners and that is why the central space has been defined by bookshelves making it easy for them to read in comfort and warmth.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/warmth-of-the-wooden-apartment-based-in-barcelona-used-natural-wood-to-segregate-space/

Warmth of the Wooden: Apartment based in Barcelona used natural wood to segregate space

This very open and contemporary living space is the work of designer Susanna Cots who has created a work of art using natural and elegant materials. The main focal point of this project is the varnished wood sheet that crosses the whole space and helps to break up the white walls and ceiling. Reading is a part of everyday life for the owners and that is why the central space has been defined by bookshelves making it easy for them to read in comfort and warmth.

Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/warmth-of-the-wooden-apartment-based-in-barcelona-used-natural-wood-to-segregate-space/

Warmth of the Wooden: Apartment based in Barcelona used natural wood to segregate spaceThis very open and contemporary living space is the work of designer Susanna Cots who has created a work of art using natural and elegant materials. The main focal point of this project is the varnished wood sheet that crosses the whole space and helps to break up the white walls and ceiling. Reading is a part of everyday life for the owners and that is why the central space has been defined by bookshelves making it easy for them to read in comfort and warmth.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/warmth-of-the-wooden-apartment-based-in-barcelona-used-natural-wood-to-segregate-space/

Warmth of the Wooden: Apartment based in Barcelona used natural wood to segregate space

This very open and contemporary living space is the work of designer Susanna Cots who has created a work of art using natural and elegant materials. The main focal point of this project is the varnished wood sheet that crosses the whole space and helps to break up the white walls and ceiling. Reading is a part of everyday life for the owners and that is why the central space has been defined by bookshelves making it easy for them to read in comfort and warmth.

Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/warmth-of-the-wooden-apartment-based-in-barcelona-used-natural-wood-to-segregate-space/

Revamp & Renovate: Existing house has been given a modern and dynamic makeoverThis very unusual structurally open house was completed in 2011 by Techne Architects and has some impressive and harmonious features that exude personality and character. The owners of the house are a young family who wanted to update and renovate their existing home and make it into a focal point for the whole family. The house that is located in Fitzroy, Australia has a very strong and masculine exterior, with large rustic beams combined with sleek and modern geometric lines.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/revamp-renovate-existing-house-has-been-given-a-modern-and-dynamic-makeover/

Revamp & Renovate: Existing house has been given a modern and dynamic makeover

This very unusual structurally open house was completed in 2011 by Techne Architects and has some impressive and harmonious features that exude personality and character. The owners of the house are a young family who wanted to update and renovate their existing home and make it into a focal point for the whole family. The house that is located in Fitzroy, Australia has a very strong and masculine exterior, with large rustic beams combined with sleek and modern geometric lines.

Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/revamp-renovate-existing-house-has-been-given-a-modern-and-dynamic-makeover/

Open-Plan in Ukraine: Modern apartment has been styled with a contemporary design in mindWhen you walk into this sumptuous apartment located in Kharkov, the second largest city in Ukraine, you are greeted by a warming atmosphere with modern and delicate touches. Ukrainian designer Larisa Nikitenko developed the interior of this modern apartment which totals 160 square meters in area with a modern and neutral design style. The apartment has an open plan lounge which has a combined kitchen and dining area attached to the same space.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/open-plan-in-ukraine-modern-apartment-has-been-styled-with-a-contemporary-design-in-mind/

Open-Plan in Ukraine: Modern apartment has been styled with a contemporary design in mind

When you walk into this sumptuous apartment located in Kharkov, the second largest city in Ukraine, you are greeted by a warming atmosphere with modern and delicate touches. Ukrainian designer Larisa Nikitenko developed the interior of this modern apartment which totals 160 square meters in area with a modern and neutral design style. The apartment has an open plan lounge which has a combined kitchen and dining area attached to the same space.

Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/open-plan-in-ukraine-modern-apartment-has-been-styled-with-a-contemporary-design-in-mind/

Abandon the Ordinary: Abandoned house is transformed into a unusual, modern homeFrom the front, this residential building has a traditional look and feel with vibrant red bricks and tall, thin windows, yet it has a modern secret lurking in its land. This abandoned building located in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia has been completely redesigned using modern materials and a contemporary touch. Completed in 2011 by architect Christopher Botterill, this house has a contemporary construction added to the back of the house that gives it a wonderful terrace overlooking the garden.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/abandon-the-ordinary-abandoned-house-is-transformed-into-a-unusual-modern-home/

Abandon the Ordinary: Abandoned house is transformed into a unusual, modern home

From the front, this residential building has a traditional look and feel with vibrant red bricks and tall, thin windows, yet it has a modern secret lurking in its land. This abandoned building located in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia has been completely redesigned using modern materials and a contemporary touch. Completed in 2011 by architect Christopher Botterill, this house has a contemporary construction added to the back of the house that gives it a wonderful terrace overlooking the garden.

Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/abandon-the-ordinary-abandoned-house-is-transformed-into-a-unusual-modern-home/

Industrial Invention: Masculine looking exterior has a rather soft centreThis magnificent structure stands proud on the existing foundation of a house in Portland, Oregon, USA. The original and modern architectural approach is mirrored inside and out with various industrial looking elements. Designed by Benjamin Waechter Architect, this two-storey house has a minimalist black exterior that uses metal corrugation to create a very sleek and metallic look whilst the large protruding upper floor gives the ground floor a new sheltered space.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/industrial-invention-masculine-looking-exterior-has-a-rather-soft-centre/

Industrial Invention: Masculine looking exterior has a rather soft centre

This magnificent structure stands proud on the existing foundation of a house in Portland, Oregon, USA. The original and modern architectural approach is mirrored inside and out with various industrial looking elements. Designed by Benjamin Waechter Architect, this two-storey house has a minimalist black exterior that uses metal corrugation to create a very sleek and metallic look whilst the large protruding upper floor gives the ground floor a new sheltered space.

Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/industrial-invention-masculine-looking-exterior-has-a-rather-soft-centre/

Into the 21st Century: Renovation of old house from the 1940’s takes on a brand new lookFrom a distance, this huge house is open and very inviting and is located on a wonderful plot of land. Surrounded by lush green laws, the tall white walls contrast perfectly against the dense woodland behind creating a light and eye-catching exterior. The pool glistens effortlessly in the garden, with the natural glow of the lights bouncing off its surface and creating a very sleek and shiny appearance. The house was built in 1940 and is located in Austin, Texas, USA, has been completely renovated by Miró Rivera Architects to meet the current expectations of the owners.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/into-the-21st-century-renovation-of-old-house-from-the-1940-s-takes-on-a-brand-new-look/

Into the 21st Century: Renovation of old house from the 1940’s takes on a brand new look

From a distance, this huge house is open and very inviting and is located on a wonderful plot of land. Surrounded by lush green laws, the tall white walls contrast perfectly against the dense woodland behind creating a light and eye-catching exterior. The pool glistens effortlessly in the garden, with the natural glow of the lights bouncing off its surface and creating a very sleek and shiny appearance. The house was built in 1940 and is located in Austin, Texas, USA, has been completely renovated by Miró Rivera Architects to meet the current expectations of the owners.

Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/into-the-21st-century-renovation-of-old-house-from-the-1940-s-takes-on-a-brand-new-look/

Creative with Concrete: Apartment uses a lot of concrete in its interior to create an industrial styleWith white and light grey walls, this interior is a bright and airy space with a modern and industrial style. This modern loft located in the fashionable area of Toronto, Canada, was designed by a local company Rad Design. The interior has a wonderful layout which has been decorated very generously with concrete panels and large concrete pillars. The large windows offer a beautiful view of Toronto whilst flooding the main living area with lots of natural light which really brightens the cool grey concrete.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/creative-with-concrete-apartment-uses-a-lot-of-concrete-in-its-interior-to-create-an-industrial-style/

Creative with Concrete: Apartment uses a lot of concrete in its interior to create an industrial style

With white and light grey walls, this interior is a bright and airy space with a modern and industrial style. This modern loft located in the fashionable area of Toronto, Canada, was designed by a local company Rad Design. The interior has a wonderful layout which has been decorated very generously with concrete panels and large concrete pillars. The large windows offer a beautiful view of Toronto whilst flooding the main living area with lots of natural light which really brightens the cool grey concrete.

Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/creative-with-concrete-apartment-uses-a-lot-of-concrete-in-its-interior-to-create-an-industrial-style/

French Getaway: Holiday home is a great example of modernism and contemporary stylingWith bundles of light and openness this apartment is the perfect example of space in a small construction. This modern apartment is located in the suburb of Monaco and was developed by NG Studio. The apartment is used as a summer residence when the owners go to France for a getaway, so they didn’t need it to be too big or too elaborate. The interior has been completed in a very contemporary style and has been fitted out with luxurious modern furnishings.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/french-getaway-holiday-home-is-a-great-example-of-modernism-and-contemporary-styling/

French Getaway: Holiday home is a great example of modernism and contemporary styling

With bundles of light and openness this apartment is the perfect example of space in a small construction. This modern apartment is located in the suburb of Monaco and was developed by NG Studio. The apartment is used as a summer residence when the owners go to France for a getaway, so they didn’t need it to be too big or too elaborate. The interior has been completed in a very contemporary style and has been fitted out with luxurious modern furnishings.

Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/french-getaway-holiday-home-is-a-great-example-of-modernism-and-contemporary-styling/

Centralised Connection: Modern home is centred around one main core which provides connectivity to the rest of the houseWith its wooden slatted exterior masking the deep richness of the black facades, this house has some real masculinity and strong character. This geometric house was developed by Tectoniques Architects and is located in Leon, France. With a free and open feeling, it is organized around a central core, which is surrounded by several other rooms allowing connection and privacy when needed.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/centralised-connection-modern-home-is-centred-around-one-main-core-which-provides-connectivity-to-the-rest-of-the-house/

Centralised Connection: Modern home is centred around one main core which provides connectivity to the rest of the house

With its wooden slatted exterior masking the deep richness of the black facades, this house has some real masculinity and strong character. This geometric house was developed by Tectoniques Architects and is located in Leon, France. With a free and open feeling, it is organized around a central core, which is surrounded by several other rooms allowing connection and privacy when needed.

Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/centralised-connection-modern-home-is-centred-around-one-main-core-which-provides-connectivity-to-the-rest-of-the-house/

Elegant in Ecuador: Modern home has elegant touches with rustic and traditional furnitureAt the top of a hill with a slight gradient lies a truly beautiful house that has utilised the use of natural and contemporary materials. This modern house is located in the Ecuadorian mountains and was developed by Diez + Muller Arquitectos. Completed in 2012, the exterior of the house is a traditional combination of stone, wood and glass that gives the house an industrial as well as traditional feel.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/elegant-in-ecuador-modern-home-has-elegant-touches-with-rustic-and-traditional-furniture/

Elegant in Ecuador: Modern home has elegant touches with rustic and traditional furniture

At the top of a hill with a slight gradient lies a truly beautiful house that has utilised the use of natural and contemporary materials. This modern house is located in the Ecuadorian mountains and was developed by Diez + Muller Arquitectos. Completed in 2012, the exterior of the house is a traditional combination of stone, wood and glass that gives the house an industrial as well as traditional feel.

Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/elegant-in-ecuador-modern-home-has-elegant-touches-with-rustic-and-traditional-furniture/

Masking the Space: Outside of the house does not portray the best assets of the interiorFrom a distance this house doesn’t look very interesting as the colours are the same all over the exterior and the walls have no definition or depth. However, be prepared to eat your own words at this house located in a picturesque location is truly amazing.  Created by Soho Architektur and located in the small Bavarian town inspires freedom and harmony. Its location on the hill allowed the architects to place the garage and living areas at different levels, thus creating an interesting composition.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/masking-the-space-outside-of-the-house-does-not-portray-the-best-assets-of-the-interior/

Masking the Space: Outside of the house does not portray the best assets of the interior

From a distance this house doesn’t look very interesting as the colours are the same all over the exterior and the walls have no definition or depth. However, be prepared to eat your own words at this house located in a picturesque location is truly amazing.  Created by Soho Architektur and located in the small Bavarian town inspires freedom and harmony. Its location on the hill allowed the architects to place the garage and living areas at different levels, thus creating an interesting composition.

Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/masking-the-space-outside-of-the-house-does-not-portray-the-best-assets-of-the-interior/

Precision & Passion: Extension to an existing house has been created with love and attention to detailThis amazing modern extension was designed by an Australian company Anderson Architecture in collaboration with interior MacKenzie Design Studio. Both studios decided to fully open the back half of the house, in order to bridge the gap between the house and the garden, which is something that the owner wanted to do. The architects designed this extension to the home in Mosman, a suburb of Sydney on the lower north coast of Australia.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/precision-passion-extension-to-an-existing-house-has-been-created-with-love-and-attention-to-detail/

Precision & Passion: Extension to an existing house has been created with love and attention to detail

This amazing modern extension was designed by an Australian company Anderson Architecture in collaboration with interior MacKenzie Design Studio. Both studios decided to fully open the back half of the house, in order to bridge the gap between the house and the garden, which is something that the owner wanted to do. The architects designed this extension to the home in Mosman, a suburb of Sydney on the lower north coast of Australia.

Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/precision-passion-extension-to-an-existing-house-has-been-created-with-love-and-attention-to-detail/

Icon of Modernism: This house is one of the first prototypes of Modern architectureThis long and bright house stands very proud on top of a stone foundation whilst overlooking the greenery and scenic views. This modern villa is a historical building in an affluent area Černá Pole, Brno, Czech Republic. It is one of the first prototypes of modern architecture in Europe and was designed by the German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Built of reinforced concrete in 1928-1930, this villa soon became an icon of modernism and is at the very heart of contemporary design.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/icon-of-modernism-this-house-is-one-of-the-first-prototypes-of-modern-architecture/

Icon of Modernism: This house is one of the first prototypes of Modern architecture

This long and bright house stands very proud on top of a stone foundation whilst overlooking the greenery and scenic views. This modern villa is a historical building in an affluent area Černá Pole, Brno, Czech Republic. It is one of the first prototypes of modern architecture in Europe and was designed by the German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Built of reinforced concrete in 1928-1930, this villa soon became an icon of modernism and is at the very heart of contemporary design.

Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/icon-of-modernism-this-house-is-one-of-the-first-prototypes-of-modern-architecture/

Feel The Sea Air: Modern house is located overlooking the Adriatic SeaThis house has some very interesting features that gives is style, character and personality. The grey stoned walls help give the house a strangely traditional feel, whilst the large windows and balcony helps to switch it back to the 21st century. Overlooking the Adriatic Sea and the picturesque mountains, this modern house with unusual exterior is located in Stoliv, Montenegro. The exterior of the house resembles a seashell tying it nicely with its positioning and was developed by Enforma Studio.Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/feel-the-sea-air-modern-house-is-located-overlooking-the-adriatic-sea/

Feel The Sea Air: Modern house is located overlooking the Adriatic Sea

This house has some very interesting features that gives is style, character and personality. The grey stoned walls help give the house a strangely traditional feel, whilst the large windows and balcony helps to switch it back to the 21st century. Overlooking the Adriatic Sea and the picturesque mountains, this modern house with unusual exterior is located in Stoliv, Montenegro. The exterior of the house resembles a seashell tying it nicely with its positioning and was developed by Enforma Studio.

Full post - http://www.usualhouse.com/feel-the-sea-air-modern-house-is-located-overlooking-the-adriatic-sea/