9 of the World's Most Beautiful Contemporary Homes

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Home for Our Time, published by Taschen and now available for order on Amazon.com and Taschen.com, contains a sweeping survey of contemporary private abodes from talents such as Shigeru Ban and Marcio Kogan in addition to up-and-comers like Xu Fu-Min and Desai Chia. 

In celebration of the release, they shared a special selection of homes with us ranging from a modern cabin in Norway to a sweeping mansion in São Paulo. Design envy and inspiration ahead:

Aranguren & Gallegos – Encina House, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

Malik Architecture – House of Three Streams, Lonavala, Maharashtra, India

Rintala Eggertsson + TYIN – Fleinvær Refugium, Fleinvær Island, Nordland, Norway

Marcio Kogan / studio mk27 – Jungle House, Guarujá, São Paulo, Brazil

Shunri Nishizawa – House in Chau Doc, Chau Doc, Vietnam

Shigeru Ban – Triangle House, Tokyo, Japan

MVRDV– Casa Kwantes, Schiedam, The Netherlands

Vo Trong Nghia – House for Trees, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Xu Fu-Min – Returning Hut, Xiamen, Fujian, China