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Site-Specific Residential Architecture Capturing Amazing Beach Views

Dream homes have three things in common – a design molded after the owner’s personality, comfort and site-specific architecture. The Balcony Over Bronte exemplifies this trio, opening its interiors towards the Bronte beach nearby via a carefully constructed balcony that inspired its name. Designed by Luigi Rosselli Architects, this family home in Sydney, Australia, was […]

10 Of The Top Holiday Spa&Wellness Retreats In The World

Sophisticated getaways call for sophisticated services, which is why this post is dedicated to some of the best wellness&spa retreats out there. Exotic landscapes, nature-inspired architecture, exquisite spas and body-trembling massages- these are all elements that contribute to a memorable holiday experience. The post features wellness retreats from various parts of the world (from Indonesia […]

Stunning Background for a Modern Family Lifestyle: Quinta Villa

With an undeniably beautiful architecture, this family home on Portugal’s sunshine coast displays an intriguing combination of building materials shaping an elegant, almost unreal design. Created out of a collection of bold touches, Quinta Villa expresses a deep sculptural identity both inside and outside. Imagined by the acclaimed design group Staffan Tollgard, this fascinating home […]

New Facebook West HQ Imagined by Frank Gehry

You might think that Facebook is cool and popular now, but apparently they have more to showcase in the coming years. Starting spring 2013, the construction of Facebook’s new headquarters will begin under the attentive supervision of world-renowned architect Frank Gehry. Located just across the highway from the current Facebook East corporate office in Palo Alto, […]

Overlapping Design Styles Shaping Madrid Dream Home

Located on the outskirts of Madrid, this home imagined by Spanish designer Luis Puerta welcomes with a carefully chosen palette of colors and textures. Overlapping styles create a bold interior design that this Madrid home prides itself with. A mezzanine with glass railings floating above the living room and a staircase showcasing the same transparency draw […]

Ingeniously Designed Two Floor Apartment With Decadent Accents

Located in a charming apartment building in Gothenburg’s Kungsladugård area, this 51 square meter two floor apartment apartment spreads over two levels. Wooden floors are highlighted by natural sunshine bouncing off white walls. Two windows facing different directions ensure a cheery atmosphere on sunny days. The lower level is reserved for social spaces like the […]

Striking Broadway Penthouse Rethinking the Concept of An Urban Garden

In a city as crowded as New York, green spaces and natural elements are often neglected. This is not the case with the impressive modern Broadway penthouse designed by Joel Sanders Architect. The project is defined by a dynamic first floor, conveniently linked to a roof terrace that offers panoramic views of Manhattan. According to […]

Hypnotizing Curving Lines and Intensive Use of Organic Materials: Chenequa Residence

Robert Harvey Oshatz Architect designed the Chenequa Residence, a family home showcasing an original and very dynamic design. The building as a whole can not be entirely understood while analyzing it from a single standpoint; its diversity exposes fun features throughout. According to the architects, the project requires two stages of implementation: “The extant building […]

Crisscrossing Steel Bars Enriching Modern Residence Design

Located in Midrand, South Africa, and inspired by burglar bars proposed by the owner, this residence boasts a sculptural display of design elements criscrossing the facade. Werner van der Meulen of Nico van der Meulen Architects was the architect who took on the construction of this magnificent residence named the Ber House. Designing the house […]

Engaging Design Showcased by O.A.S.E. Medical Library in Düsseldorf, Germany

O.A.S.E. Medical Library is a daring contemporary architecture project by HPP Architects, raising 38 meters high in Düsseldorf, Germany. With a smooth, white facade, the building stands out in its environment and is visible from a great distance. According to the architects, “the brief was to design a space for enthusiastic learning; a place of […]

Modestly Sized Korean Dream Home With Dramatic Surroundings

A single story house rises in the middle of a picturesque area of Korea’s fifth largest city – Gwangju. Named House of San-Jo, this home gathers mountain views and green surroundings and visually funnels them inside, through a series of voids and glazed openings. Inspired by an old 19th century style of music that lends […]

Sustainable Office Building In The Netherlands For Eneco’s 2,100 Employees

Sustainable buildings come in all shapes and sizes and act as examples for future businesses that need to stay in touch with the reality of global warming. The Eneco company shares its vision of sustainability in its new Rotterdam Headquarter. Amsterdam-based Hofman Dujardin Architects and Fokkema & Partners collaborated to design this 25,000 square meter […]

Bright Transparency Defining Long And Narrow Residential Lot

Located in Romania’s capital – Bucharest – the Vultureni House exhibits a powerful modern architecture style that challenges owners to live up to their full potential surrounded by fascinating contemporary design lines. Romanian architecture studio TECON Architects saw the long and narrow site as an opportunity to create a “private meets public” residence, where the […]

Lenny Kravitz’s Former Triplex in Soho on the Market for $17,95 Million

When it comes to celebrity cribs, opulence is no surprise. Yet this insanely luxurious penthouse in Soho, New York, boasting 6167 square feet (plus 3000± square feet of enchanting terraces) and three levels is guaranteed to leave a mark. The striking triplex is known as the ex-home of Lenny Kravitz, who purchased the apartment for […]

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