What a concept! Admittedly, not for me - I admire its look, function and advancement as to how far a home can go.

Material Interrogation: Sliding House

A barn is all American, yet thoroughly modern, seemingly primed for loft-like living. Here are 20 examples of residential modern barn architecture.

hotel design by Foster Lomas

Welcome to the green heart of the rain forest: Bukit Lawang Lodge is located in Sumatra, Indonesia, on a site adjacent to an orangutan sanctuary. A great wilderness experience. Indonesia Hotel design by Foster Lomas

Passive Solar House Design

Passive Solar House Design for better energy efficiency. (example is for New Zealand) Please be aware that the angles may be different for the area you are located. Angles of the sun for Australia can

Los Limoneros / Gus Wüstemann

Gallery of Los Limoneros / Gus Wüstemann Architects - 29

would love to have a little studio like this someday...

studio: Olson Kundig’s Single-Room Gulf Islands Cabin is a Minimalist Retreat in British Columbia Gulf Islands Cabin-Olson Kundig Architects – Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

Modern barn

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We like the idea of wood barn doors over glass doors. Lets the light in during use, but closes up to look like a barn the remainder of the time.

Renovation by - de Architect

I would add a bigger window on the black elevation, but it is still nice without it :)

circulation, threashold, framing views, material, function spaces are all made clear

Ultra modern architecture

Façade consists of translucent polycarbonate hangar doors that fold horizontally. Loblolly House,  Kieran Timberlake Associates

A House Among and Within the Loblolly Pines

translucent facade of polycarbonate hangar doors that fold horizontally: Loblolly House, Kieran Timberlake Associates


Image 18 of 26 from gallery of Outside-in’ - Residence in Goes / grassodenridder_architecten. Courtesy of grassodenridder_architecten

Viewpoint House / 2.8x arquitectos

Gallery of Viewpoint House - 1

Interesting Mirador House by Architects // You may find amazing architecture anywhere you go. What about Lima, Peru? In Lima Architects designed a simple, but modern piece of architecture called the Mirador House.

Los Chillos House / Diez + Muller Arquitectos

Los Chillos House / Diez + Muller Arquitectos

Image 14 of 18 from gallery of Los Chillos House / Diez + Muller Arquitectos. Photograph by Diez + Muller Arquitectos