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Hello All!
For approaching a year now I've tried to gather details on some of the worlds best Modern Residential Design and Architecture.

I've received informal feedback from many of you, thanks.

So now I want to see what's really interesting you as a reader and try and decide on some new directions for Modern Residential Design.

If you have a second, I'd love it if you could complete the survey below:

And hey, if there's a specific Architect or Residence you'd like to see on the site, let me know in the comments below.

Apologies that I couldn't add an 'other' box to the poll.

Thanks - Nick


scott said…
It would be nice if you could feature the works of Singapore Architects like k2ld ( or scda (
Marie said…
Nick, I said once, won't mind saying twice, you do an amzing work here, it's one of the best architecture blogs I've ever seen. I have so many great architects in mind and houses... like, Nabim Gholan, I love Peter L Gluck too, he's brilliant, Richard Meier has some interesting work. I can't remember right now, but there's this L.A. based company that does more mediterranean work, but they also have modern houses, and they are incredible! Marcio Kogan is always great, no matter what, he's a genius (for me). Thank you for opening and asking your readers, that's nice of you and what makes a difference here...
Nick Allen said…
Scott and Marie,

MANY THANKS for the suggestions and comments. It's really great to get your feedback!!

I'm going to be going back Marcio and Nabim for updates soon and Scott, k2ld, great find!

SCDA have been on my "to do" list for the last couple of weeks, having re-read my Pacific Modern book.

Thanks again,

Anonymous said…
Considering the modern residential homes that are included on your blog already, I would like to see more of Pb Elemental's homes on this site.
Joel Collins said…

Great work so far. Thanks for focusing on modern design, and not getting off-subject by focusing too much on green design or budget design, as many magazines do these days. Probably my least favorite post so far was the Chelsea Garden.

How about some interviews with architects? Or maybe some info on what to look for when hiring an architect? I'll be doing that in the next 6 months or so.

Thanks again.

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