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A Large Day Bed Was Built Into A Semi-Secluded Area Beside The Windows In This Office

A Large Day Bed Was Built Into A Semi-Secluded Area Beside The Windows In This Office

Alain Carle Architecte Inc. has completed a photography agency in Montreal, Canada, that includes an open and versatile interior.

A large part of the space is dedicated to the children of the employees, and one such space is an oversized day bed that’s been integrated into an alcove by the window.

Furnished with upholstered grey cushions and colorful pillows, the day bed has natural light that filters through from the window shutters.

Furnished with upholstered grey cushions and colorful pillows, this custom designed day bed has natural light that filters through from the window shutters.

Adjacent to the day bed is a living room with a sofa and storage cabinet.

A modern photography agency with white walls, wood floors, and painted brick.

The agency interior also includes expansive tables that can be used for meetings and daily tasks, while a long row of tall cabinets provides extra storage and at the end of the cabinets are open wood shelves.

A modern office with wood lined shelves and wood floors.
A modern office with wood lined shelves and wood floors.

Custom wood-lined shelves have also been included in the design of the kitchen.

A modern office with wood lined shelves.

The wood shelving meets up with the lower cabinets in the white kitchen. Patterned tiles add a colorful accent to the mostly white space.

A modern and mostly white kitchen has wood shelf accents and colorful patterned tiles.

A separate playroom allows the children to have a space to craft and create while their parents are working.

A modern playroom with shelving for storing craft items, and tables for creating.
Photography by Adrien Williams

A Protruding Window Casts Shadows Throughout The Day

A Protruding Window Casts Shadows Throughout The Day

When architecture firm Mojo Stumer designed a modern house in Long Island, New York, they included an eye-catching protruding window that’s immediately visible upon arrival.

The oversized black steel-clad window frame intentionally juts from the stone entry wall of this modern house, and with its design, it casts a variety of shadows throughout the day, depending on the sunlight or the light coming from within the house. #ProtrudingWindow #WindowDesign #ModernArchitecture #ModernHouse

The protruding window with its black frame contrasts the Mahogany wood and stone facade.

The oversized black steel-clad window frame intentionally juts from the stone entry wall of this modern house, and with its design, it casts a variety of shadows throughout the day, depending on the sunlight or the light coming from within the house. #ProtrudingWindow #WindowDesign #ModernArchitecture #ModernHouse

The oversized steel-clad window intentionally juts from the stone entry wall, casting a variety of shadows throughout the day, depending on the sunlight or the light coming from within the house.

The oversized black steel-clad window frame intentionally juts from the stone entry wall of this modern house, and with its design, it casts a variety of shadows throughout the day, depending on the sunlight or the light coming from within the house. #ProtrudingWindow #WindowDesign #ModernArchitecture #ModernHouse
Photography by Mark D. Stumer | Architect: Mojo Stumer (Mark Stumer, principal; Jessica Licalzi, interior designer; Mike Doyle, project manager) | Landscape Architect: Laguardia Design Group Landscape Architecture (Design), Landscape Architect: Stuart Senter Inc. | Contractor: Stuart Senter Inc. | Structural engineer: SDG Engineering

This Apartment Building Was Designed To Resemble A Modern Day Hillside Village

This Apartment Building Was Designed To Resemble A Modern Day Hillside Village

Architect Ma Yansong of MAD Architects has designed Gardenhouse, an apartment building designed to resemble a hillside village.

Located in Beverly Hills, the Gardenhouse seamlessly blends indoors and outdoors through balconies, paved courtyards, planted areas, and a large external 6,700-square-foot living wall.

A modern residential building with a large green wall.

The building includes a total of 16 residences, made up of five Sky Villas, three Row Houses, and eight Garden Flats, while the living wall was designed by landscape architect Scott Hutcheon, in collaboration with LA-based architecture firm Gruen Associates.

A modern residential building with a large living wall.

The residences feature the space and privacy of a single custom home and showcase expansive, open-concept floor plans with walls of windows, and private outdoor living spaces.

A modern residential building with terraces and gardens.

The interiors, designed by Rottet Studio, incorporate finishes that complement the architecture such as gallery-like spaces for unique furnishings and art.

Also included in the interiors throughout the building are gourmet kitchens with Miele appliances, Snaidero cabinets, and stone countertops, as well as master bathrooms with TOTO fixtures, marble countertops, heated floors, and Japanese-style onsen wet rooms with free-standing Kohler tubs.

The Sky Villas

Each individual Sky Villa is perched at the top of Gardenhouse, and include 3 bedrooms over two-story floorplans. They have double-height living areas with a sculptural staircase connecting the main level to the bedroom level.

Here’s a look at Sky Villa 18…

A modern living room with a high ceiling and doors that open to a balcony.
A modern open plan white kitchen with a large island.
A small terrace with succulents and a dining area.
A small terrace with a pair of armchairs and a planter.
A white and wood sculptural staircase.
A modern bedroom with upholstered accent wall, and a glass wall that overlooks the living room.
A modern bedroom with a gray accent wall.
A modern living room with white sofa, and a small dining table.
A modern home office with white walls and wood floors.
A modern bathroom with a neutral color palette and freestanding bathtub.
A modern bathroom with a neutral color palette.
A modern bathroom with a square vessel sink.

And here’s Sky Villa 17…

A modern open plan living room with a double height ceiling.
A modern open plan living room and dining room.
A modern terrace with a dining table.
A modern white and wood sculptural staircase.
A modern bedroom with a glass wall and upholstered black accent wall.

The Row House residences are located on Charleville Boulevard, and they have a three-level floorplan that includes two bedrooms plus a den (or third bedroom). They also include a private subterranean three-car garage and a variety of outdoor spaces including a terrace, balcony, and front yard.

Here’s a look at Row House 3…

A modern terrace with a sofa, coffee table, and armchairs.
A modern terrace with a sofa, coffee table, and armchairs.
A modern living room with high ceilings, and sliding glass doors that open to a terrace.
A modern plan open kitchen with white cabinets and white countertop.
A modern home office with sitting area.
A modern master bedroom with minimal furnishings.
A minimalist bedroom with wall-mounted bedside tables.
A minimalist bedroom with wall-mounted bedside tables.
A modern bathroom with neutral color palette.

The Garden Flats include three bedrooms and an open-plan living space on a single level. They also feature balconies or terraces that open onto the interior courtyard.

Let’s take a look at a Garden Flat…

A modern living room with gray sofa.
A modern open plan interior with light color palette and black accents.
A modern living room with a white sofa and black artwork.
A modern kitchen with tan and white color palette.
A modern kitchen and dining area with banquette seating.
A modern balcony furnished with a sofa.
A modern outdoor patio with an L-shaped sofa and table of wheels.
A modern home office with a large round mirror to reflect the light.
A modern sitting area with a chaise lounge and striking artwork.
A modern sitting area with a chaise lounge and striking artwork.
A modern bedroom with a fireplace.
A modern bedroom with an oversized upholstered headboard.
A modern bedroom with a wall mounted headboard.
A modern bathroom with a neutral color palette.
Photography by Jason Speth, courtesy of Compass