10 Stylish Ideas from Top Architects to Bring the Outdoors Inside

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Bringing the outdoors inside can effortlessly infuse your living space with a sense of freshness and vitality. One stylish way to achieve this is by incorporating natural elements into your décor. Consider adding potted plants or fresh flowers to your rooms, which not only add a touch of greenery but also improve air quality.

Another chic method to bring the outdoors inside is through the use of earthy colors and textures. Warm tones like terracotta, sage green, or sandy beige are perfect options for your walls, upholstery, and accessories. Incorporate textured fabrics such as linen or jute for curtains, rugs, and throw pillows to mimic the feel of nature indoors.

According to a study conducted by the University of Exeter, incorporating natural elements into your home can significantly improve mental well-being and reduce stress levels. In my opinion, this is one of the most compelling reasons to bring the outdoors inside, as it not only enhances the aesthetic appeal of your living space but also contributes to your overall happiness and relaxation.

Furthermore, maximizing natural light can enhance the indoor-outdoor ambiance of your home. Keep windows unobstructed and use sheer curtains to allow sunlight to filter in while maintaining privacy. Mirrors strategically placed opposite windows can reflect light and create the illusion of more space.

We have gathered some awesome projects around the world that use stylish ways to bring the outdoors inside to inspire you. Check them out below.

1. Kiev Apartment by Arquitetura National

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Kiev Apartment by Arquitetura National has one of the stylish ways to bring the outdoors inside to inspire you. This contemporary apartment brings a sense of freshness and vitality into its interior by adding some potted plants. The windows also play an important role in maximizing natural light.

Photographer: MARCELO DONADUSSI

2. Tree House by Madeleine Blanchfield Architects

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One of the stylish ways to bring the outdoors inside also can be found in Tree House by Madeleine Blanchfield Architects. This house uses wood as the main natural material to create a harmonious connection with the outdoors. Some potted plants are also added to freshen the air.

Photography: Anson Smart

3. Apartamento Itaim by Tria Arquitetura

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Apartamento Itaim by Tria Arquitetur is a minimalist apartment that also uses one of the stylish ways to bring the outdoors inside. This apartment uses some potted plants for its kitchen interior to add a touch of greenery but also improve air quality.

Photography: Tria Arquitetura

4. Meadow Beach House by Andrew Franz Architect

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If you live in a beach house, Meadow Beach House by Andrew Franz Architect has one of the stylish ways to bring the outdoors inside to inspire you. This family retreat uses wood to create a harmonious connection with the outdoors while the windows help the house to maximize natural light.

Photographer: Albert Vecerka / Esto

5. Risalleen House by R21 Arkitekter

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A stylish way to bring the outdoors inside also can be found in this villa. Risalleen House by R21 Arkitekter incorporates wood as a natural material and potted plants to create a sense of freshness and vitality. Wood is a durable material that is perfect to create a warmer atmosphere as well.

Photographer: Åke Eson Lindman

6. Echo House by Aaron Neubert Architects

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Echo House by Aaron Neubert Architects is an awesome house that also has a stylish way to bring the outdoors inside to inspire you. This house uses potted plants, wooden furniture, and a jute rug to bring the outdoor atmosphere into its interior.

Photography: Brian Thomas Jones, Alex Zarour

 

7. Hillsborough by Studio VARA

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Hillsborough by Studio VARA tries to connect the indoors and outdoors as much as possible through the glass doors. It is one of the stylish ways to allow the inhabitants to enjoy the outside view from the inside. These doors also allow sunlight to filter in.

Photographer: Matthew Millman Photography

8. Broadway Penthouse by Joel Sanders Architect

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Broadway Penthouse by Joel Sanders Architect also tries to bring outdoors inside its bathroom. This house uses greenery to decorate its big bathroom vanity. Natural elements such as wood and stone are also used to complete the sense of freshness and vitality.

Photography: Peter Aaron (OTTO)

9. Refraction House by RAD+ar Architecture

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Refraction House by RAD+ar Architecture also uses some natural elements to bring outdoors inside its bathroom. This house adds stone, a potted plant, and a wooden vanity to effortlessly transform its bathroom into a tranquil retreat that celebrates the allure of the outdoors.

Photography: RAD+ar Architecture

10. Willamette Heights Residence by Skylab Architecture and Made

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The last stylish way is also perfect for your bathroom. Willamette Heights Residence by Skylab Architecture incorporates a pot of plants and a wooden vanity to bring outdoors inside its bathroom. The window helps the room to get enough sunlight during the day.

Photographer: Stephen A. Miller

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