By thoughtfully revitalising existing structures, this modern home by Create Architecture embraces nature and light as defining elements of tropical living.
Notion of W gave this semi-detached house a meaningful overhaul, adapting it for a family of six with expanded communal spaces such as a larger living area, and a family-friendly attic.
Starting from a bare slate with massive alterations done to the existing structure, Baum Project overhauled this terrace house with contemporary and tailored features to create an airy family home.
This terrace house in Australia channels the story of a home through decades of ownership by the same client.
See how AP Concept restored this decades-old landed family home with a modern kitchen facelift and other style updates.
The house on Figaro Street is naturally ventilated throughout and opens up to the outdoors in a most delightful manner.
Formwerkz Architects employs a medley of judicious manoeuvres to create a light-filled, interactive terrace house filled with the pleasantries of plants.
In designing the Bridge House, Kister Architects marries the historical roots of the ‘70s house with a contemporary extension, bringing to life a modernist triumph.
A couple so loved what Artistroom did with their first home that they engaged the interior design studio when they moved to a larger property.
An elegant material palette and a curated collection of objets d’art come together to elevate this family home designed by Metaphor Studio.
Embodying the idea of a tropical retreat, albeit in a “masculine” silhouette, 3 Ash House is a singular design for a particular client.
Custom features, enlarged windows and balanced materiality bring a sense of spaciousness and a homely and personal touch to this landed home.
This two-storey semi-detached house by Asialand ID capitalises on the surrounding views while balancing shade, privacy and openness.
Home to a couple with two kids, four parrots and a dog, this terrace house had to be bright and open – a goal achieved through space planning.
An efficient interior meets a layered facade of custom-designed breeze blocks and trees in this A-frame home in Indonesia.
Vipha House by Anonym Studio welcomes the presence of light and nature in architecture that is intentionally transparent.
This landed home has been designed around a close-knit family, with large and airy communal and private spaces that promote relaxation.
House Cove(r) by Touch Architect maximises its corner site, adding ample additional space to this multi-generational home.
In this dwelling designed by ASOLIDPLAN, a central atrium connects a close-knit, multi-generational family.
In this New Delhi home, a dichotomy of styles blends together perfectly to pay homage to the client and a stellar collection of art.
With its references to tropical modernism and passive design, Casa De Silva on the outskirts of Sri Lanka is a sanctuary-like dwelling.
Rather than rebuilding from scratch, akiHAUS Design Studio has improved the design of a terrace house, and made it a sensible and elegant family home.
Additions and alterations or A&A may not sound as exciting as building a new home from scratch, but they can earn more brownie points in sustainability.
Recently named President’s Design Award 2020 ’Design of the Year’, Cloister House in Johor Bahru, Malaysia is a large cloistered home with a fresh spin on the tropical vernacular.
Affectionately known as the Dual House, this 2-in-1 home is a sensitive response to the way a multigenerational family unit desires to live together under one roof.
The luxury of glamping in the South African savanna can be experienced every day in this charming corner terrace house.
In this home designed to live, work and hygge, Space Sense Studio wanted to present a bold narrative that is accessible, symbolic and strikingly unique.
Sailom House by Anonym brings three families under one roof, responding to their different hobbies with unique design elements, including a rock climbing wall.
This rooftop garden in Ho Chi Minh City doubles as an inner-city oasis in which its occupants can truly kick back and relax.
In an unusual move, the main staircase in this open-plan Malaysian residence has been made a feature in its own right.
Clever design rejuvenates this semi-detached house in a densely populated area of Sydney’s east, giving residents plenty of natural light without sacrificing their privacy.
A simple, unadorned exterior to Palm Avenue in India belies the depth of thought that went into this multigenerational house by Architecture Discipline.
With the help of Rhiss Interior, this three-storey cluster house becomes the ideal location to raise a large, multi-generational family.
This Balinese-inspired family house takes the aesthetics of tropical homes, but with a fresh and modern update.
When it came time to design his very own family home, Norman Lim, partner at Asialand ID, started by reconstructing the estate to extend its floor area and enlarge the semi-detached house, transforming it into a nature-inspired sanctuary.
Design of Schatz gave this tired house a complete makeover that refreshed and revitalised the interiors.
This posh, contemporary residential estate by Studio Lotus is a master stroke in architectural ingenuity and exquisite, yet homely interior design.
This modern contemporary family home by Black N White Haus is a cocoon of calm, with a light colour palette and practical yet stylish features to minimise clutter.
Obbio Concept has created a modern and engaging family home that’s designed with all its inhabitants in mind.
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Wincy Tang of Rhiss Interior has given her repeat clients a home with beautiful textured walls, effectively setting it apart from the other units in the cluster housing estate.
This four-bedder landed house in Singapore looks like it’s been transported from England.
With a rich palette of natural patterns and earthy colours, Dots N Tots Interior has given this home a look that will stand the test of time.
Linear Space Concepts turns a dated looking and spatially inefficient residence into a contemporary family home for five.
A terraced house in the Katong area enjoys influences from Singapore’s Peranakan and colonial heritage, befitting the owners’ mixed backgrounds.
Previously old and outdated, this decade-old semi-detached house now has an improved spatial layout and styling. Wynn Neo of I.D.I.D employed a contemporary palette of warm neutrals and classic embellishments to good effect.
This beautiful family home by SPIRE comes with a statement kitchen, a gym and and even a leisure room.
The team of builders from Sunpeak Construction, architects from Tai Architects and interior designers from Studio IF (part of Formwerkz Architects) worked collaboratively to build a modern bungalow that fulfils Mr. Ng KS and his family’s needs.
ONG&ONG’s latest residential project in Singapore’s Fraser Hill estate places materials in their natural state amidst a curated nature.
See the stunning interiors of this Hong Kong villa that expounds a poetic quality designed by VERB + PARA.
Sustainability is more than just an environmental issue and this house in Vietnam shows how a home can be sustainable in more ways than one.
Clever space configuration and textural interest bring about an engaging aesthetic for this expansive family dwelling designed by M Atelier.
Situated among rice fields and home to nature-loving residents, the tranquil location and the down-to-earth nature of agriculture is the inspiration for the design of this Taiwanese house.
See how Gwen Tan and Berlin Lee embrace nature instead of shutting it out by way of an unconventional layout and remarkably open design.
Customised furniture and clever design ideas create discreet yet beautiful multifunctional spaces in this Taipei home.
See the six landed properties in Singapore that are in the running to win the LBDA 2018 title of Outstanding Landed Home.
In Australia, Philip Stejskal Architecture designs a house for a fly-in-fly-out worker to always feel at home.
The designers from The Interior Place worked interesting finishes and features into a modern-contemporary scheme, resulting in a luxurious family home with visual surprises throughout.
Two years living in a residence last updated decades ago, and it was high time the clients of this residence in Prahran, Melbourne, reached out to Pipkorn & Kilpatrick for an update.
The dream of living in a spacious family home comes to fruition in this shophouse inspired property at Medway Drive, where an internal courtyard takes centrestage.
Matilda House by Templeton is intimately tied to place, sunk deep into the Australian bushland of the client’s childhood.
At the hands of HYLA Architects and in the words of Yvonne Xu, Siglap Plain in Singapore’s east stands out as a beautiful construct that balances the need for connection and privacy.
D’ Initial Concept designed a modern family home in calming, neutral hues that spell luxury.
This inter-terrace house in Singapore by Hyla Architects finds a balance between porosity and privacy.
The homeowners’ fondness of wood is translated into their multi-generational home’s modern oriental design by Json Er of Design of Schatz. Used for both functional and decorative purposes, the presence of wood bestows warmth and grandeur to highlight a luxurious style.
A semi-detached house in Singapore by HYLA Architects offers a rich experience through a series of cascading courtyards.
In its renovation of the Kingsville House, Richard King Design has maintained the building’s original workers cottage facade, and blurred the distinction between old and new.