Category Archives: Homes

Head Road 1843 in Cape Town, South Africa

By : Mark V | 27 Nov 2011 8:13 pm | Homes

Luxury is the main keyword in the design of this house that can be found in Cape Town, South Africa, near Signal Hill in a key location that offers views of the historic Robben Island and the Atlantic Seaboard. The clients asked Antoni Associates to come up with a contemporary design that encapsulated luxury as well as a futuristic aspect. The owners also wanted more rooms such as two bedrooms for the children, a home cinema and a gym. The…

Floating Home on Lake Union in Seattle

By : Mark V | 27 Nov 2011 7:12 pm | Homes

The “Floating Home” is a lovely example of architecture by Designs Northwest Architects, located right on Lake Union, in Seattle, Washington. The house has an area of 1200 square feet and it features a great combination of traditional elements and contemporary touches, too. The architects didn’t choose to create the usual contemporary home drawn from the American architecture, but instead they went for the design of industrial buildings, as a way of keeping this design alive. The owners of the…

X House by Agraz Architects in Mexico

By : Mark V | 27 Nov 2011 2:30 pm | Homes

The X House is an amazing example of Mexican architecture, designed by Guadalajara, Mexico-based Agraz Architects. The whole site was divided into three areas, every area having its own purpose. The first strip is reserved for the garden patio where you can find a tree-lined plaza that is transformed into an extension of the kitchen, dinning and living zone. The second area has the stairway that starts from the basement going up to the first floor and then to the…

South Yarra house in Melbourne, Australia

By : Mark V | 27 Nov 2011 12:21 pm | Homes

The South Yarra house in Melbourne, Australia was designed by LSA Architects. The house is named like this because it sits on South Yarra street, an area full of different styles in architectural design from which this house definitely stands out. It`s a one way street that has narrow buildings, some of them have traditional pitched roof weatherboard terraces while others have the typical work apartment look. Designing this building was a challenge since it had to keep the idea…

The beautiful Vaucluse House in Sydney

By : Mark V | 27 Nov 2011 2:22 am | Homes

This marvelous residence called the Vaucluse House can be found in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia and it is the work of the Sydney-based studio MPR Design Group, a uniquely designed four levels luxury home. The challenge that the architects had to face was the topography of the site. The residence seems to be formed from horizontal layers with the main materials used being steel, hewn sandstone and glass. The main living zone is on the top floor, a key…

Stunning Villa in Thailand with an amazing interior

By : Mark V | 27 Nov 2011 12:29 am | Homes

This spectacular seven bedroom residence it’s located in one of the most beautiful locations from Thailand, Cape Yamu, Phuket, very close to a private beach. The lot is of 15,000 square meters while the house has an area of 2,005 square meters and it was a project designed by the architect Jean-Michel Gathy. The location is exclusive,the private beach offering a spectacular view but also the privacy most search for when they choose a holiday destination. The tall windows can…

The Cascading Creek House in rural Texas

By : Mark V | 26 Nov 2011 10:58 pm | Homes

Set in rural Texas, the Cascading Creek House was designed in such a way to fit the topography of the site with Bercy Chen Studio, the company responsible with this challenging project. The sustainable design can be observed right from the start since the roof was made in such a way to be able to collect the rainwater, looking like a natural basin that also has photovoltaic and solar hot –water panels. The heating and cooling of the house is…

Modern Lake Lugano house in Switzerland

By : Mark V | 20 Nov 2011 10:11 pm | Homes

This stunning house located near Lake Lugano in Switzerland was the work of art of JM Architecture. The topography of the place where the lake house currently stands required the house to be structured on different levels to fit this challenging location. A glass pavilion that has rounded edges is shaped like a polygon and it`s above a linear underground block and it houses the kitchen, the storage spaces and the living and dining room. The lower level, on the…

Green rural home in Spain: Casa Leon

By : Mark V | 15 Nov 2011 12:49 am | Homes

Alberto Alarcón + Asociados designed this beautiful, rural house in Spain that is covered by a green roof. The designers found inspiration in the surroundings-this is the typical, rural Spanish house. The house is oriented towards the south to better bear the harsh summers and the 985 square foot house had a tight budget to consider. The design is sustainable and the three rooms are joined by a single vertex,making the entire space seem airy and private in the same…

Massive Estate with Infinity Pool in Los Angeles

By : Mark V | 7 Nov 2011 1:45 am | Homes

Situated on the hills of Los Angeles, California, a 12 million dollar residence offers 9,236 square foot of luxury and comfort. It was designed and developed by Dream Project LA (DPLA) and even though it was up for sale for $14 million, it was eventually sold for $12 million. This family home has ten bathrooms and six bedrooms to offer,a garage that can very well fit three cars and an infinity edge pool that is the main piece du resistance.…

Page 101 of 104« First...102030...99100101102103...Last »



Recent in: