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Amazing home in Sydney: the Mosman House

By : Mark V | 18 Oct 2011 11:56 pm | Homes

The Australian architects Popov Bass recreated the Mosman House, turning this building from an old building into a lovely contemporary home. Its former function was that of a defense barracks. It is called this way because it lends the name from the rich Sydney suburb. The contemporary structure and design of the building contributes to the renewal of the city. It also expresses luxury and the neutral tones express comfort. The house is 3 storeys high and it has 5…

Blue Jay Way Residence by McClean Design

By : Mark V | 15 Oct 2011 12:13 am | Homes

Also known as the Blue Jay Way Residence, this impressive residence can be found in Los Angeles, California, and it’s the “work of art” of McClean Design. The designers started with the idea suggested by the clients-they wanted a home built around a central pool. The pool can be found on the main level of the house and the entry of the house is actually a beautiful glass bridge that stands over the pool. It’s a 75-foot-long lap pool. The…

Modern HI-MACS® House in Bavaria, Germany

By : Mark V | 14 Oct 2011 9:24 pm | Homes

The villa is called this way because it is made entirely of HI-MACS® Solid Surface. The interior and exterior were covered with this material step by step, from the terrace to the countertops, even the sink didn’t get away. The building is located in Bavaria, Germany and it borrows the Bauhaus style. The house is surrounded by a beautiful landscape, being an escape from the hectic urban life. The house stands out because the other buildings and villas have the…

Villa A overlooks the Austrian city of Linz

By : Mark V | 13 Oct 2011 12:22 pm | Homes

The beautiful Villa A is located on the slope of the Poestling Berg, a mountain overlooking Linz, the capital of Upper Austria. The building’s street façade is made of natural stonework that offers all the privacy you need while the other side of the villa overlooks the city, offering a breathtaking panoramic view of the surroundings. A small pond near the villa seems to enchant the surroundings. Being on the slope of a mountain, the house is partly carved in…

House on the Flight of Birds in the Azores

By : Mark V | 13 Oct 2011 10:56 am | Homes

Found in the northern part of S. Michael Island in the Azores, Portugal, the House on the Flight of Birds is subjected to a lot of winds and showers. Designer Bernardo Rodrigues had to come up with a strategy to make the building enduring in the challenging climate. He came up with an interesting plan. It was decided that the winds can be blocked with a wall and the courtyards will be covered to be protected against the rain. The…

Luxury House in Brazil by Marcio Kogan

By : Mark V | 12 Oct 2011 10:49 pm | Homes

This stunning Brazilian residence is both luxurious and eco friendly, compliments going to the Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan of StudioMK27. Dubbed as the Cobogo House, the home is a place that reminds us of seclusion and peace. It also has a garden filled with wildlife and modern elements: a nice swimming pool that offers all the privacy that you need. It also has a patio area, encouraging the social life-you can have friends come over when the weather is fine…

Holiday home in Cape Town, South Africa

By : Mark V | 11 Oct 2011 9:02 pm | Homes

Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in Bantry Bay, Cape Town,South Africa, the Mwanzoleo residence is the place to be. It can be rented but the minimum stay in this case would have to be of 5 days. The vacation house offers 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms ,hosting up to 10 people . It’s 6 stories high and the backdrop is made of rock. The Mwanzoleo residence is a symbol of luxury. The pieces of furniture, the design, the fabrics are coming…

Relaxing home in the middle of the nature

By : Mark V | 10 Oct 2011 6:50 pm | Homes

A perfect spot for a holiday, this wonderful beach house is located just north of Sydney, Australia, in a delightful natural place, at the brim of a beautiful beach. Built in a contemporary style, it comes with all the necessary facilities and it includes another advantage: it offers great privacy. The division is very simple: the retreat is a main home that is surrounded by three pavilions. Each pavilion has one bedroom and the décor is minimalist. The house is…

Lovely home on Japan’s Coast: Villa Ronde

By : Mark V | 10 Oct 2011 4:41 pm | Homes

The name of the residence says it all. It has a round shaped structure and it has only modern influences, designed by Ciel Rouge Creation and Henri Gyeundan Architects. It is modern but also eco friendly. Located on the coast of Japan it has a green roof and its façade is white walled and wooden lined so it can capture the local aspect. The exterior helps the light fill the house. The design tricks the eye because viewed from a…

Contemporary Residence in Manhattan Beach

By : Mark V | 7 Oct 2011 11:40 pm | Homes

This residence is peculiar. It was built on an inclined site and due to this the structure had to fit the environment in which it was placed. All houses in this area had to pick a special design since the site doesn’t allow too many options when it comes to architectural structures. Located in the southwestern beaches of Los Angeles County, California, USA, to be more precise-in Manhattan Beach, the residence can be noticed quite easily since the design is…

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