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West Coast Penthouse in Vancouver’s Aerie II

By : Dennis Franklin | 18 Dec 2015 9:14 pm | Homes, Other

The Cypress Mountain in Vancouver’s Aerie II hosts eight exclusive penthouses with views of the city skyline the English Bay and Gulf Islands. The project spreads over a surface of 4400 square feet with high 16’ ceilings and an elegant design that blends in with the surrounding while also ensuring complete comfort. The exterior is visible through large walls of glass that also welcome abundant natural light inside and there are custom finishes to give a unique personality to the…

Magnolia Gardens by Rhodes Architecture + Light

By : Dennis Franklin | 3 Dec 2015 8:24 pm | Homes

This project was created using the existing foundations of a house built in 1964 and located in the northwest of Seattle, Washington, USA. The new project is a commission by a local developer and it was built in 2006 and sold right after completion. Designed by the practice of Rhodes Architecture + Light the new project only takes the foundation from the original one, but transforms everything else into a dynamic and colorful piece of modern architecture. Rather than opting…

Diamond House by Formwerkz Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 27 Nov 2015 8:15 pm | Homes

Located in Singapore, the Diamond House was designed by the practice of Formwerkz Architects along the Cove Drive in Sentosa. The project’s site is tapered and oriented toward a manmade lake providing a good view and a calm setting. The owners are a small family which wants to have privacy so that the house was set toward the lake with its back to the street. The house has a single monolithic volume with the entrance leading you right in the…

Voila House by Fabian Tan Architect

By : Dennis Franklin | 15 Nov 2015 7:44 pm | Homes

The Voila House is a transformation of a former Malaysian bungalow into a contemporary home designed by the practice of Fabian Tan Architect in Kuala Lumpur. The project features walls which can be removed with ease to create a space which is better integrated with the outdoors so that they can enjoy the pleasant days better. The trees which surround the house create a serene ambiance and the family rooms were placed with a view toward them to maintain a…

The Bliss House was built in just 6 days

By : Mark V | 6 Nov 2015 7:12 pm | Homes

The North of London has always been famous for its duplex buildings. One particular duplex that we have in mind is the Bliss House located in North London, at 25 Hurst Avenue-and like the name indicates, it’s made out of two private residences each of them including studios in the backyard and having about 4,000 sq feet. The Bliss House is a very interesting projected created by Bliss Spaces and it was assembled in just 6 days by 6 men.…

Luxury Villa in the Exclusive Sierra Dorada, Benidorm

By : Mark V | 3 Nov 2015 7:00 pm | Homes

This luxurious villa is situated on the Costa Blanca in one of the most beautiful areas of Benidorm, Sierra Dorada, offering a perfect mix of city, island and sea. Distributed on three floors, it offers a private swimming pool, a garage that can shelter five vehicles,and a garden with tropical plants that irrigates automatically. The interior offers a lot of space and plenty of rooms, namely five bedrooms, six bathrooms, a very large living room, a fully equipped kitchen and…

Dani Ridge House by Carver + Schicketanz

By : Dennis Franklin | 25 Oct 2015 6:45 pm | Homes

The Dani Ridge House was designed by the architectural practice of Carver + Schicketanz and it is located in Big Sur, California, USA in an area which offers privacy, is in the middle of nature and also has a splendid view of the ocean. The innovative design tries to blend in with its surroundings as much as possible through the materials used, namely stone, and wood and glass, and also through the concealment of the entire house into the hill.…

The Picture Frame House in Sarasota, Florida

By : Mark V | 7 Oct 2015 5:56 pm | Homes

The firm Voigt Brothers Construction together with DSDG Inc. Architects designed a residential project called The Picture Frame House in Sarasota, Florida, USA. Planned as a home in a cosmopolitan style the place offers a panoramic view of the Gulf of Mexico, Sarasota Bay and of New Pass. It hosts a guest house along with the main project and it has two stories. On the first floor there is a swimming pool and the secondary bedrooms while the second floor…

Chalet Solais by Sir Norman Foster and Callender Howarth

By : Dennis Franklin | 1 Oct 2015 5:50 pm | Homes

The luxurious Chalet Solais was designed by the architect Sir Norman Foster in collaboration with the Callender Howarth interior design studio and it is located in Villars, Switzerland. The project took three years to complete after which the interior design began led by Callender Howarth and the end result is a spacious chalet with a relaxing interior and a façade which blends in very well with the surroundings without aiming to attract too much attention. The owners wished to have…

Casey Key House by TOTeMS Architecture

By : Mark V | 13 Sep 2015 5:03 pm | Homes

The client wanted a “house in the trees” and the designers from TOTeMS Architecture accepted the challenge. That’s how this beautiful residence was born. The Casey Key Guest House is located in Florida and it offers all the privacy you can get. It has one bedroom, a bath, a beautiful living area with kitchenette and a loft. It also offers a view of Intercoastal Waterway. The distinction between the wall and the roof is distorted with the use of laminated…

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