Tag Archives: Family

Low Cost Family Home In Melbourne’s Suburb With Polished Gray Exterior

Each home is an expression of both its homeowner’s taste and the various external factors that shaped its unique silhouette. Set in the modern Melbourne suburb of Thornbury, the Thornbury House designed by BENT Architecture was shaped by the more classic homes that surround it along with the architect’s desire to craft something new and exceptional. It is the playful pitched roof of the house that steals the show and draws your attention almost instantly even as the gray exterior of the residence gives it a contemporary and polished aura. Read More

Hyper-Insulated Family Home On Farmland Built To Withstand Earthquakes

Large temperature difference between day and night, a region that is vulnerable to frequent earthquakes and its isolated presence on a large piece of rural agricultural land were the factors that defined the style and finish of Passalacqua Lahsen House in Colina, Santiago, Chile. Designed by GITC Arquitectura to overcome these initial hurdles, the contemporary family house sits on a specially designed base as the nature of soil on the agricultural lot was simply not conducive for construction. Clad in white and punctured by the beautiful placed windows throughout the structure, the façade is a blend of traditional rural design and modern aesthetics with insulation and privacy being top priorities. Read More

Building A Modern Family Home On A Small Budget: BDHOUSE

We are often so embroiled in aesthetics, ergonomics and even a dash of luxury that we tend to forget the cost at which all of that comes. For most homeowners across the globe, their ‘dream home’ plans start by figuring out the costs involved. A budget-friendly family home that fits to your specific needs is hard to design, but far from impossible. Crafted by 7A Architecture Studio, the BDHOUSE in Vietnam offers a cool template for couples starting to plan for their first family home; but on the cheap! Moving away from materials like wood and plaster, it is concrete blocks, metal sheets and un-fired bricks that shape this modern-industrial home in a neighborhood with rich industrial heritage. Read More

Space-Conscious Japanese Family Home In Wood And Concrete

Think of space-saving interiors we often imagine quirky desks that disappear into the wall, Murphy beds that only come out at night and uber-creative shelving which seamlessly blends into the backdrop. But there are times when smart utilization of available square footage is all you need to create a space-savvy home that serves the needs of a modern family. House in Takatsuki is a Japanese residence that draws you in with its innate sense of minimalism, contrasting wooden and concrete surfaces that blend warmth with steely, cold finishes and a large bookshelf that stretches across two floors! Read More

Family Home In Georgia Inspired By The English Countryside


We love how this family home in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia, revives rustic details and delivers sophistication throughout. Swann Wynd Bridge Residence was completed by Washington-based National Association of Home Builders and has a total area of 2,475 square feet. Read More

The Open House: Pavilion-Style Family Retreat In Granite And Glass

A spacious, relaxing and secluded holiday home is a dream that nearly all of us share. Nestled in a relaxing neighborhood of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, the Open House brings this dream alive for a modern, urban family of the city. Designed by MODO Designs, the structure of this pavilion-style retreat is divided into two sections with the front façade holding the public spaces and the more sheltered rear edifice containing the bedrooms and the bathrooms. This split between the two zones is simple, practical and also creates a spacious courtyard that holds a large wooden deck along with the pool. Ample greenery around the house acts as a natural privacy barrier with a resort-inspired ambiance holding sway. Read More

Swiss Delight: Modern Single Family House In Concrete And Wood

Set in an idyllic landscape filled with majestic mountains and a lush green landscape that comes alive each summer, Single Family House on a Slope in Merishausen, Switzerland brings modernity to a relaxing rural setting. Designed by Dost, this contemporary residence in gray sits on a sloped lot (not a surprise) and overlooks the village below. Despite its private and modest street façade, the house opens up towards the view below as its rear front features large glass windows and sliding doors that bring the outdoors inside. With an interior in wood and concrete, this smart Swiss home combines a hint of rustic charm with refined modernity in a seamless fashion. Read More

Contemporary-Style Family Interior In Brownish Hues

How to find a prefect interior solution for a family of three generations? The authors of this project managed to come up with an option that satisfied everyone. The clients were a family including the spouses, their kid and the Grandma. The task was to organize a separate bedroom for each of them and a common open-concept kitchen and living room, where the members of the family would spend time together and receive guests. And if in terms of functionality the task was pretty clear, finding the perfect stylistic and coloristic concept was quite challenging. After long negotiations it was determined to set the choice upon contemporary style within a brown color palette, with nothing redundant or garish. And though dark hues are obviously dominating in this interior, it would be wrong to say that it lacks air or light. Besides, it features many non-standard solutions and unconventional materials that catch and please the eye. So, let’s have a look at the details! Read More

Industrial Kitchen And Versatile Family Room Redefine The Northcote Home

Ever looked at a home and wondered how great it would be if you could also find space for an exclusive TV room, study, library, family room or even a relaxing hangout in general. With space being the biggest issue, most of us simply do not have so many rooms to spare. This is exactly why Dan Gayfer Design decided to create a smart, versatile and modern multi-tasking family room that also serves as a relaxing social for the entire family, TV room, home office and a whole lot more! Part of the transformation that saw the Northcote Residence acquire a more efficient interior, the new family room is indeed a space-savvy showstopper! Read More