Product Description Packed with hundreds of pages of beautiful and inspirational color photographs of homes from around the world, a visually stunning resource and guideâpart of the successful 150 Best seriesâfeaturing the latest in modern home construction and design. A comprehensive collection of single-family houses created by some of the most distinguished international architects and designers, 150 Best of the Best House Ideas showcase the latest trends and various influences on home design. Incorporating the most up-to-date technological advances in construction and material use, these beautiful dwellings, from cottage-style designs to minimalist geometric constructions, are visually appealing, energy-efficient, and have a low environmental impact. This beautiful compilation expresses the diversity of current building trends and provides an inspirational source of ideas for artists, designers, architects, home buyers and owners, and anyone interested in keeping-up-to-date with contemporary residential architecture. From the Back Cover Filled with lush full-color photography and detailed floor plans, 150 Best of the Best House Ideas aims to provide homeowners and designers with an inspirational collection of some of the most beautiful, recently completed homes from around the world. Each of the 150 houses featured in this book offers an inside look into the various aspects of home design and construction, from fulfilling basic necessities to exploring ways to reduce the environmental impact. These houses illustrate how to employ simple techniques to create a home that not only fits your needs and lifestyle but also results in a greatly efficient and aesthetic design. Despite the scale or scope of the projects presented here, homeowners can pick and choose ideas according to their own tastes. Inside, youâll discover an array of contemporary houses that draw on various influences, from the cottage aesthetic to minimalist designs, from modern to geometric constructions. Whether youâre looking to purchase a new home or renovate your current house, this in-depth visual resource offers an extensive showcase of houses designed by renowned architects and provides a wealth of ideas on how to maximize the potential of any home. About the Author Francesc Zamora Mola studied interior architecture in Barcelona and then in San Francisco, where he honed his design skills working with innovative architecture firms. Mr. Zamora lives in Barcelona, where he writes about design and architecture. He is the author of numerous architecture books, including 150 Best New Eco Home Ideas and 150 Best of the Best Loft Ideas.