A Suspended Hillside Home in Southern Poland

Katowice-based architecture firm KWK Promes designed ‘Konieczny’s Ark‘ a concrete home perched on the steep slopes of Brenna, South Poland.

Reminiscent of a boat as is reflected in its hame the house was built for Robert Konieczny, the firm’s owner, offering sweeping views over the surrounding valley. Continue reading

Ampelonas Apartments in Santorini

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In the beautiful village of Imerovigli, on Santorini Island, the Ampelonas Apartments stand out due to their sophisticated design and relaxing atmosphere. Built in pure Cycladic style but also with all modern facilities, this complex offers stunning views to the Caldera or the vineyards, the vast Aegean Sea and the magnificent sunset of Santorini. Continue reading

A Photographer’s Home

Architecture practice Pasel Künzel Architects created a minimal home featuring a timber-clad facade located in the city of Leiden in the Netherlands.

Home to a photographer’s family, the light streams in through the large floor-to-ceiling glass windows from the front of the house, flooding the building with direct sunlight. Continue reading

A Bike in a Backpack

From Bangalore-based studio Lucid Design comes the ‘Kit Bike’, a conceptual bicycle conceived to overcome the associated hassles of traveling with a bike.

Designed to be light weight, compact and minimal, the Kit Bike can be assembled and dismantled easily and quickly, without any engineering complications or the need for prior knowledge of bicycle construction. Continue reading