10 contemporary homes that integrate arched doorways, windows and nooks
This week's roundup from our Pinterest boards focuses on home interiors that feature arched openings – from an Arts and Crafts-inspired Melbourne house to a renovated Barcelona apartment.
Vault Beach House, USA, by Johnston Marklee
Johnston Marklee carved arches into the facades of this California beach house to frame sea views. The form is carried throughout the interior, creating a series of vaulted doorways, rooms and corridors.
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Deepdene House, Australia, by Kennedey Nolan
This Melbourne home features quirky details that draw on the decorative forms of Arts and Crafts architecture, such as arched doorways, off-kilter chimneys and a pyramid-shaped roof.
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Outsu House, Japan, by Alts Design Office
Arched openings and curved walls feature throughout this compact family home in Japan, designed by architecture studio Alts Design Office.
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Jaffa Apartment, Israel, by Pitsou Kedem
Pitsou Kedem referenced traditional vaulted ceilings for this renovated apartment in Jaffa, Tel Aviv. It features imperfect arched doorways infilled with blackened tin bars and curved doors.
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Farmhouse, France, by Dixneufcentquatrevingtsix
An arched doorway casts light into a reception room featuring a curved white concrete staircase in this renovated French farmhouse, connecting the old part of the building to a new faceted extension by Paris studio Dixneufcentquatrevingtsix.
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The Guild, Indonesia, by Realrich Sjarief
Circles and pointed arches puncture this Indonesian home and studio that Realrich Sjarief designed for himself. The architect expressed his love for geometric forms through circular windows, which opens outwards to create twin semi-circle panels.
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Footscray apartment, Australia, by BoardGrove Architects
A soft colour palette of pale pink and white accentuate the arched alcoves in a kitchen volume inserted into this Melbourne apartment by young studio BoardGrove Architects.
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Casa Flora, Italy, by Diego Paccagnella
This contemporary holiday home designed by Diego Paccagnella is modelled on a traditional Venetian house. It boasts custom furniture, rich colour tones and arched windows framed in dark wood.
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Broadview loft apartment, Canada, by StudioAC
A custom millwork box serves as an unconventional sleeping nook inside this Toronto apartment. It sits adjacent to a walk-in wardrobe, and features an arched doorway and a white drapes for privacy.
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House of Mirrors, Spain, by Nook Architects
Nook Architects retained the original Catalan arched ceiling, arched balcony doors and hexagonal tiles for the renovation of this Barcelona apartment. Mirrors help to make the space appear larger.
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