São Lourenço do Barrocal By Eduardo Souto de Moura

Set in the picturesque Alentejo region in Portugal, right on the edge of the Alqueva lake, a centuries-old farmhouse has undergone a striking transformation to become a modern hotel. Owned by the same family...

House Am Stürcherwald By Bernardo Bader Architects

Built on a hillside in the beautiful village of Laterns, Austria, House am Stürcherwald occupies a plot of land between two winding mountain roads. Consequently, the house provides impressive views over the...

Ballymagarry House By 2020 Architects

This architectural gem effortlessly blends into the breathtaking landscape of the North Antrim Coast in Northern Ireland while also providing a fine example of modern Irish architecture. Located in an Area of...

A Rustic Cottage Transformed Into A Sleek Contemporary House

Built on a plot of land among tall conifers at the northern point of Archambault Lake in Saint-Donat, Canada, this private residence looks like the ultimate retreat. Previously a rustic cottage, the house...

Ema House By Bernardo Bader Architects

Built as a compact house with a limited footprint, much like Mews House in London, this private residence occupies a small plot of land but offers a generous amount of living space. Located in the medieval...

Javornik Distillery By The ADR Architecture Studio

Standing under the ruins of the Helfenburk castle and surrounded by farm fields, grasslands, an orchard and forests, this charming farmstead in the village of Javornice, Czech Republic represents an ideal way...

Treehouse by Wee Studio

More than just a charming treehouse, this geometric structure located in a woodland area at the foot of Mount Wuling in Miyun, Beijing aims to explore the concept of modern architecture in the internet era....

Chimney House By Dekleva Gregoric Architects

Admiring the Chimney House, one immediately notices the distinctive shape and perfectly balanced blend of traditional and contemporary features. This private residence was designed by Dekleva Gregorič...

Valley Villa By The Arches Studio

This beautiful and modern wood and glass house reinterprets the traditional Lithuanian farmstead in a creative and sophisticated way. The award-winning Valley Villa was designed by the Arches studio. Located...

Montebar Villa By JM Architecture

Built in a picturesque area of Medeglia, Switzerland, this distinctive house provides incredible views over a valley, forests and mountains. Surrounding vineyards and pastures also enhance the bucolic look and...

House in Morillos

As a vacation home and quiet retreat, House in Morillos designed by Chilean architect Cristián Izquierdo provides the perfect antidote to cure the fatigue caused by fast-paced urban living. The rectangular...

Cabin Ustaoset By Jon Danielsen Aarhus

Located between Oslo and Bergen at 1066 meters above sea level, Cabin Ustaoset designed by architect Jon Danielsen Aarhus overlooks a spectacular landscape. The house faces the Hardangervidda mountain plateau...

House In Villard-de-Lans

Located in a pastoral area in southeastern France, House in Villard-de-Lans looks both like an ancient dwelling and a refined contemporary living space. It blends into the picturesque landscape while making...

Twist Farmhouse

This article first appeared on Dwell Self-taught designer Tom Givone continues his practice of updating 19th-century farmhouses with unexpected details and salvaged materials with his latest creation—a...

Flying Black House By H3T Architects

Surreal and fascinating, this seemingly floating structure built in a forested area captivates with its fairy-tale like appearance as well as with its gloomy ambience. The house was designed by award-winning...

High House By Delordinaire

Elegant and minimal, the High House provides a modern interpretation of a classic winter chalet. Designed by Paris-based architecture studio Delordinaire, the distinctive structure is anything but ordinary. It...

Franklin Mountain House

In the hardened foothills of the Franklin Mountains, on a lot overlooking downtown El Paso, architects Darci Hazelbaker and Dale Rush elevated a stoic, three-story home using the only material in sight:...

Gorski Kotar House

Unlike any other architectural project, the Gorski Kotar House came to be thanks to a single tree growing in a striking mountainous landscape in Croatia. The walnut tree first inspired the building of an...