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By Robyn Beaver

Publish 12 months note: First released in 2010

21st Century homes: one hundred fifty of the World's Best deals a bumper choice of extraordinary modern designs in wonderful, modern color spreads. From modest to giant and every little thing among, those homes characteristic the newest tendencies in development and inside layout and supply a revealing glimpse of what it's prefer to reside in one of the most superb homes within the world.

Locations comprise the united states, united kingdom, India, Germany, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil,Norway, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, the Netherlands, Japan, the Bahamas,Mexico, Canada, Peru, Portugal, Switzerland, Spain, UAE, Slovenia, Argentina,South Africa, Austria, Malaysia, and more.

More than a hundred of the world's so much trendy architects are featured, together with U.S.architects Swatt | Miers, Marmol Radziner, Olson Kundig Architects, LPA Inc,and Moore Ruble Yudell; ecu architects Jarmund Vigsnaes, Paul de Ruiter,Marc Kohler Architects, Damiliano Studio, and K-M Architects; and South American architects Marcio Kogan, Una Arquitectos, FGMF, BAK Arquitectos, and Artadi Arquitectos.

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Gurney, FAIA, Architect Photography: Paul Warchol Photography and Maxwell MacKenzie Architectural Photographer Situated on a grass knoll and commanding views of Lake Anna in central Virginia, this house emerges as a long, white painted brick wall with a copper-clad volume cantilevered above the wall. The entry, living, and sleeping spaces are arranged linearly to maximize lake views and to take advantage of the southern exposure. Large overhangs and motorized shades combine to limit heat gain during the summer while allowing the sun to penetrate deep into the interior during the winter.

7 5 6 Second floor plan 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 0 2 Access yard Courtyard Kitchen and living Bathroom Bedroom TV Closet 4 3 1 2m First floor plan 53 Brick-Weave House Chicago, Illinois, USA Studio Gang Architects Photography: Steve Hall, Hedrich-Blessing This house sits on the footprint of a century-old stable in Chicago’s West Side. With a modest budget, the owners hoped to salvage the entire building until hidden fire damage was uncovered. Strategically cutting away damage and weaving in new construction allowed 30 percent of the original structure to be reused.

These rooms are directly accessible from the outside through terraces and large wooden steps crossing the garden and rising up to the building’s entrance level. By night, the lighting plays a spectacular role, accentuating the contrast between the solid and empty elements that characterize the house.

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