Mt. Lincoln Construction… completed Crow’s Nest Residence, a spectacular vacation house standing at the top of Sugar Bowl’s intimate snowbound community, in California. The dwelling as well as the natural landscape encompassing it represent a pristine source of inspiration. Naturally, we all seek balance, tranquility and to disconnect every now and then from the hectic lives we have. If you’re
Located on the Central Chilean coastline, this contemplative sea retreat designed by Raimundo Anguita …has it all: an amazingly creative design, a spectacular panoramic view and last, but not least, a dynamic interior. Nested on a cliff between the exclusive summer locations, Zapallar and Papudo, the residence comprises two living areas. The main floor and the courtyard are situated on
The uncanny design of Walnut Residence, embodying unique perforations caught our attention. The project, located in Venice, California, was completed by Modal Design…. It unveils a unique exterior, edgy and eclectic, transforming a simple dwelling into a unique work of art. The building’s “skin”, a cor-ten steel which evokes a gritty aesthetic, define its character. Interior is white and
Olaya House is a residential project completed by David Ramirez… in 2011 near Medellin (the second largest city in Colombia). The dwelling inspires serenity, embarking the inhabitants on a trip away from the urban landscape. Olaya House invites you to enjoy the outdoors. Catching the attention of those who prefer organic homes, which capture the essence of nature, it showcases
…A mixture of modern practical effectiveness and local traditional aesthetics are combined elegantly in a picturesque ‘’expo town’’ of GangNam, South Korea resulting in Korean design. A little over 20 years ago, South Korean government constructed an “expo town” where exclusive and famous korean architects for those times, designed the city. GaOnJai was one of the settings of this expo.
Described as a “modern home that attracts and even converts traditionalists“, David’s house by David Small Design… sits on a heavily wooded lot, surrounded by traditional homes, in a suburban Toronto neighborhood. The residence is said to illustrate that modern homes can be cozy, inviting and respectful to a community’s established character. Through the use of natural materials, familiar massing
This surprising project, Polyhedral Monoclinic House, located in a peaceful neighborhood of Tokyo was designed by Atelier Tekuto…. It accommodates a three-level home for the client and several studio apartments for rent. I have to admit it, the building that just popped up on the streets of this congested city is quite startling! With an angled roof plane and
This Australian residence is an existing federation house in Mosman, Australia, that became a delighting living environment after the renovation. The team responsible with the project, Anderson Architecture in collaboration with the interior design studio, MacKenzie Design Studio…, managed to put together their creative ideas, in order to create a functional eco-friendly home for a family with strong values
Architects Antonio Altarriba… envisioned Mariam House, a 510 square meter residence showcasing a contemporary design approach and located in Valencia, Spain. With one facade oriented towards the street and the other opening up to the courtyard and swimming pool to the south, the building showcases a complex architecture. The developing team described the project as follows: “Conceptually, it is composed
Located in a peaceful region near the old town of Cracow, Poland, the XV House was especially developed by studio RS+ Robert Skitek… to take advantage of its hillside location and views: “The building stands on the highest point of the street; distinguished by its cubic form and smooth white elevations, it is the dominant culmination of the surrounding architecture.
Alta House is a project completed by AS/D Asociacion de Diseno… in México, the ideal weekend retreat. Perfectly set in a green lush scenery of trees, the venue, envisioned as a weekend retreat, overlooks the valley and the distant mountains. This is the place where time stands still and the air is so fresh that it instantly recharges you with
This charming contemporary small house was especially designed by Kvartal Studio Group for a young family in Odessa, Ukraine. Displaying warmth throughout, the relatively compact (200 sq.meters/2150 sq.feet) residence combines different styles, color tones, materials and textures. Every sector has it’s own atmosphere and tone, integrating various modern architecture trends in its composition.
… An interesting looking wooden staircase, partially camouflaged,
A true dream Mexican home, is set in Pachuca, México, Navona House falls into the category of luxury residences designed by JI Studio…. A sequence of straight lines defines the structure, adding a sense of geometrical coherence. Massive yet unitary, the house is composed of several interconnected volumes. The social area, with the kitchen, living and dinning room are
Envisioned by Concrete Architectural Associates, this new citizenM hotel… in Rotterdam, The Netherlands boasts no less than 151 guest rooms and an overall impressive design. Upon entering the unit, guests are greeted by a red glazed vestibule and an elegant wooden staircase hinting the way towards the check-in desk with four self-check-in terminals on the first level. Original cabinets
The successful collaboration between designer Anna Kobylka from studios Kolorama… and Olga Sietnicka of Bloogarden led to the development of the colorful Cafein Bistro in Poland. Inspiring a joyful and laid-back atmosphere, this new and unconventional bistro displays an easily-recognizable design, one that seems perfectly tailored to bohemian personalities. While the walls and floors were painted in pastel tones of