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Ordos 100 is a massive project that is being developed for Jiang Yuan Water Engineering Ltd in Ordos, Inner Mongolia(China) which involves the construction of 100 Villas designed by 100 acclaimed architects from 27 different countries.Divided into two phases, the first phase encompasses 28 villas while the second phase includes the rest.
The F-house is a 590 square metre home for a young family in Minsk, Belarus, designed and visualised by LEVEL80 Architects. With the owners being engaged in the fashion industry, the interior was designed to be stylishly in-vogue with timeless elegance.
Designed by Sao Paulo based Studio MK27, the Toblerone House in Brazil has been shortlisted in the villas category of the 2012 world architecture festival, and its easy to see why. With a ground floor surrounded by retractable glass walls, and the upstairs encased in a cocoon of wood slat screens, this great example of modern architecture sits comfortably in its natural surroundings whilst still standing as a contemporary style statement.
Carioca Studio takes the creative liberty to visualize how some of Russias most famous buildings might look if they were part of a much grander vision. These images depict the current facades as just the tip of an iceberg in an imaginary world where more colossal structures lie hidden beneath the surface.
Were looking at clean modern home style that incorporates just a little hint from Mother Natures beautiful palette of wood tone, with a few earthy rustic accents thrown in too. This collection, from the portfolio of designer Ngọc Báu, offers up serene design inspiration for living rooms, dining rooms, kitchens and bedrooms.