The striking black facade of Pieter Weijnen's home in IJburg, Amsterdam, is the result of the Japanese practice of charring wood.

„Павилионът Барселона“ – една от иконите на архитектурата на XX век

The Barcelona Pavilion designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. It was the German Pavilion for the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona, Spain. The building was simple with different materials for a striking look. Marble, red onyx and travertine.

I love mews homes, or town homes.  San Jose has no alleys, and dual access that makes these small infill projects work is key.  This one sans hip roof, is done very well

3 Mews Houses / ODOS architects

Waterloo Lane / Grafton Architects

Gallery of Waterloo Lane / Grafton Architects - 1

Built by Grafton Architects in Dublin Ireland with date Images by Ros Kavanagh. A pair of interdependent mews houses on Waterloo Lane, Dublin: The scheme was considered as a composition of exter.

Interiors: the great glass elevation

Wormit House in Fife, by William Tunnell Architecture. Great contrast between the stone and the glass; I love how this extension just punches out from the building.