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Contemporary Home Designs

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Contemporary Home Designs. e-architect aim to include the best quality of new Residential Properties. e-architect cover completed Residential buildings, new home designs, architectural exhibitions and housing competitions across the world. The focus is on contemporary residential buildings but information on traditional residential property is also welcome.

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Major Contemporary Home Designs added to this page:

Plane House, Skiathos, Greek Island – 25 Jun 2013
Design: K-STUDIO
Contemporary Home Designs - Plane House Greece
photo : Yiorgos Kordakis
Plane House is a new-build, family house of approximately 500sqm on the island of Skiathos, Greece. The brief for the architects was to create a summer escape for family and friends with the emphasis on laid-back, social living. The aim for the project was to merge internal and external space, maximising the benefits of both and minimising the impact on the surrounding landscape.

Pearl Valley 276, Cape Town, South Africa – 22 May 2013
Design: Antoni Associates
Contemporary Home Designs - Pearl Valley House
photo : Adam Letch
A young family re-locating to the Western Cape was looking to change from city living to a more relaxed country lifestyle in which to bring up their young family. They settled for the exclusive Pearl Valley Golf Estate located near Paarl, just 30 minutes away from the Mother City of Cape Town, in a home designed by Antoni Associates.

The Phoenix House, Arizona, USA – 24 Apr 2013
Design: Messana O’Rorke
The Phoenix House Arizona
image from architect
This vast and strikingly beautiful desert landscape is the inspiration for the design. The tectonic mechanisms responsible for the landscape, where mountain ranges seem to slide past each other, is emulated by massive parallel walls of the house.

PQ House, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Architects: TaAG Arquitectura
Contemporary Home Designs - New House in San Luis Potosi
image : Redo Arquitectura
22 Feb 2013 – This is a residence in an exclusive subdivision in San Luis Potosi City, in a steep land (greater than 5 meters). The main interest of the client was to have a house on one level, which was complicated by the topography. It was decided to build a breast wall by a cut in the ground creating a game room and a terrace.

PGA Catalunya Villas, Catalonia, Spain
Design: Studio RHE
PGA Catalunya Villa
photograph from developer
The architecture strives to incorporate the beautiful environs into the living areas with wall to wall sliding glass doors, expansive terraces, private gardens and double height vaulted ceilings. As such this home is inspired by the region and its traditions whilst still maintaining a 21st century feel.

Pier House, Paraty, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Arquitetos: Gabriel Grinspum / Mariana Simas
Contemporary Home Designs - Pier House
photo : Pedro Vannucchi
The proposal was to divide the house in two volumes. The first one is a solid box covered with whitewash, and its “muxarabi” windows filter the light and allow permanent ventilation. It is the result of the region’s typical construction method, a legacy from colonial times.

P-K House, Austria
Contemporary Home Designs - Haus P-K
picture from architects studio
The P-K House is oriented north-south and located in a setting in southern Burgenland that has an agricultural character which it was wished to preserve. The approach driveway from the road comes from the north-west and is incised into the terrain. It starts with an embankment on both sides and is then flanked by a retaining wall that, as a building element, rises continuously out of the ground and reaches storey height towards the entrance.

Paraty House, Paraty, Brazil
Paraty House
photo: Nelson Kon
Paraty House’s two reinforced concrete boxes, sit atop each other, connected on the mountainside of one of the islands of the colonial city of Paraty and Angra dos Reis (between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro), like two modern prisms between the large colossal stones of the Brazilian coast. The house outward from the mountain, almost onto the beach, in an 8m cantilever.

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Palisades House, USA
Contemporary Home Designs - Polyhedra Residence
render from architects firm

Palmerston Road house, Dublin, Ireland
Palmerston Road house
photo : Paul Tierney

Palmerston Road Studio, Dublin, Ireland
Contemporary Home Designs - Palmerston Road Studio
photo : Paul Tierney

Parabola house, Japan
Parabola house
Atelier Tekuto, Photographer : Makoto Yoshida

Park Houses Preston – designs, UK
Contemporary Home Designs - Park Houses Preston
picture from iloniemi

Paul Harris Street Home, Chile
Paul Harris Street House
photo : Luis Poirot

Plastic House, Dublin
Contemporary Home Designs - Plastic House
photo : Paul Tierney photography

Plinth House, London
Contemporary Home Designs - Plinth House
image from architects office

Pozuelo de Alarcón House, Spain
Pozuelo de Alarcón housing
photograph from architect practice

Precast House, Howth, Ireland
Adamstown Central
photo : Verena Hilgenfeld

Princeton house, New Jersey, USA
Princeton house
image from architect firm

Prometeos home, Portugal
Prometeos house
picture from architecture studio

Project X, Almere, The Netherlands
Contemporary Home Designs - Project X Almere
photograph © Christian Richters

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