modernist architecture


Urban Treehouse: Modernist habitats perched atop preserved city trees

We have harped about expansive treehouse-like structures and even grand treehouse tents, but the aptly christened 'Urban Treehouse' takes the cake in terms of sheer design prowess. Created by the firm Baumraum, the variety of architecture combines elevated modernist blocks with a complementing setting. To that end, all of these habitats are experimentally built inside…

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River Road House: A contemporary lesson in diaphanous elegance

Diaphanous volumes encapsulated within solid facades - this in a nutshell defines the River Road House from Hughes Umbanhowar Architects. The posh looking building in Sewall’s Point, Florida, does cover a lot of floor area with the actual figure coming at around 12,300 sq foot (1,135 sq m). But what really entices us is how…

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