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Menlo Oaks 2 by Ana Williamson Architect

By : Dennis Franklin | 26 May 2016 6:10 am | Homes

Menlo Oaks 2 is a contemporary extension of an Eichler house from the 1960s and it is located in Menlo Park, California with a design created by the architect Ana Williamson. The house is under a canopy of oak trees and was acquired by the current owner ten years ago and since he deeply loved the modern simplicity of the original structure he was reluctant to add anything new to it until now. The project was created with the aid…

Apartment “H” by Re-Act Now

By : Dennis Franklin | 23 May 2016 6:07 am | Homes

Located on the coast of the Black Sea in the city of Constanta, Romania, this apartment is the work of the Re-Act Now studio and it features an immaculate white home with transparent colored partitions to give it a stunning effect and change of ambiance. Called simply Apartment “H”, it features a modern design, even futuristic due to its highly original illumination, and apart from being a comfortable home could probably also be a perfect place for a party. The…

OZ Residence by Swatt Miers Architects

By : Mark V | 20 May 2016 5:50 am | Homes

The Silicon Valley in California received another piece of architecture that is worthy of admiration with the aid of Swatt Miers Architects who designed this house called OZ Residence. Due to the location and climate the design presents open architecture, along with plenty of natural materials to give a sense of connection with the environment that surrounds it. The gardens and vegetation were also designed and chosen to blend in with the house by the landscape architect Ron Herman. According…

Luxury Wairau Valley property in New Zealand

By : Mark V | 11 May 2016 5:23 am | Homes

Located in Wairau Valley near the Wairau River in Rapaura, New Zealand, this project was designed by the design firm of Parsonson Architects Ltd. The house is designed with specific purposes in mind for each of the rooms, thus some of them tend to isolate the exterior and just offer more privacy to the inhabitants, whereas others offer plenty of glass and retractable doors to communicate as much as possible with the surrounding nature. The design is contemporary and uses…

Vila Stoliv by Enforma Architectural Studio

By : Dennis Franklin | 8 May 2016 5:15 am | Homes

Located in the little fishing village of Stoliv 8 kilometers away from the town of Kotor in Serbia and Montenegro, the Vila Stoliv was designed by the practice of Enforma Architectural Studio in an inaccessible location that offers amazing views of the surroundings. The house is financed by the “Pluto Capital” investors and their demand was to have a house that adapts to its location, taking advantage of the views and using contemporary design techniques. The project incorporates these aspects…

Another Stunning House in Madrid by A-Cero

By : Mark V | 23 Apr 2016 4:06 am | Homes

This wonderful residence is located in the Pozuelo de Alarcón suburb in Madrid and it’s designed by the well known A-Cero Architects. The luxurious design, the functions it has to offer, everything points out to the fact that this house is the perfect place to live in. The mansion receives natural light since the designers chose to go with floor to ceiling windows. There are extra features that this house to offer such as: indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a…

CView

By : Dennis Franklin | 20 Apr 2016 3:42 am | Homes

CView is a luxurious contemporary villa located in St. Jean Cap Ferrat in the southeast region of France offering a stunning overview of the surrounding ocean and mountainside. The project has a striking geometry and it is spread over several levels to allow a better vies, with pale granite and abundant glass surfaces to create an open ambiance combined with warm wooden floors and gray furniture. The designers tried to offer a view toward the ocean from every room and…

Garden House at the Pond Másílko by OK Plan Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 14 Apr 2016 3:29 am | Featured, Homes

Masilko was originally a water reservoir which supplied the industrial objects in Humpolec, Czech Republic and after that it became a fire reservoir but in 1999 the water area was purchased by a private owner and was transformed into a pond. The new owner created a garden house, with the aid of the OK Plan Architecture studio, at the northern dam of the pond which served as background and seasonal retreat. The house spreads over a surface of 11.7 x…

Villa Topoject by AND

By : Dennis Franklin | 5 Apr 2016 3:08 am | Homes

Built for a couple in the mountainous area of Gyeonggido, near Seoul, Korea, the Topoject Villa tries to integrate with the ground to become a land-building hybrid that brings the residents closer to the nature around them. Designed by the architectural practice of AND (Architecture of Novel Differentiation) in 2010, the small valley where it is located slopes upwards and the house forms the private spaces by lifting the topography and offering a view towards the south. The location and…

House Lombardo by Philipp Architekten

By : Dennis Franklin | 30 Mar 2016 2:56 am | Homes

House Lombardo is located in the Ticino canton in Switzerland above the Lake Lugano and it was designed by the Philipp Architekten practice as a villa with four levels and the residential area placed on top to offer the best panoramic view of the surroundings. The living area uses a lot of transparent surfaces to maintains a continuous connection with the wonderful landscape of the Swiss Alps and it extends to a large terrace from which you can even see…

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