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House at a Lake by BBSC Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 29 Oct 2016 5:11 pm | Homes

The House at a Lake is a residential project created by the practice of BBSC Architects in 2011 and it is located in Mol, Antwerp, Belgium near a lake that encouraged the designers to create an open interior that would benefit from the beautiful view. The house spreads over two floors and the largest window is toward the lake, while all of the living and private areas have a view of the garden or lake. The two floors communicate via…

Dune house in Thorpeness, Suffolk, England

By : Mark V | 17 Oct 2016 4:22 pm | Homes

The Dune house is located in Thorpeness, Suffolk, England and it was designed by Jarmund/Vigsnæs Arkitekter.The house replaces an existing building and it is planned to be a holiday house that will enable renting. The design had to fit the pattern of the area-the typical British seaside row of houses-this was necessary in order to get a planning permission. The style of the house is lovely: the bedroom floor, the roofscape have a touch of formal while the overall structure…

Villa Elfvik by Thomas Eriksson

By : Dennis Franklin | 11 Oct 2016 3:57 pm | Homes

Designed by the architectural practice of Thomas Eriksson in the northeast corner of the Lidingo Island close to Stockholm, Sweden, the Villa Elfvik provides a low wood clad residence and is located at the edge of a meadow with which it blends in very well. The modest exterior hides the wonderful interior which provides a great view of the archipelago from the hallway which also leads the way to the living room and dining room. This ground floor hosts the…

Brighton Home by Darren Comber

By : Dennis Franklin | 11 Oct 2016 3:49 pm | Homes

This contemporary residence located in Brighton, Australia was designed by the architect Darren Comber for a mid-sized family that wants an urban home from which they could also enjoy the sun and landscape with an outdoor swimming pool and open terrace that extends the interior while also bringing more natural light inside. The structure is spread over two levels with large windows on all sides and a double façade with the garage in the front and a glazed wall at…

Colunata House by Mario Martins

By : Dennis Franklin | 2 Oct 2016 3:00 pm | Homes

The Colunata House located in Lagos, Algarve, Portugal was designed by the architect Mario Martins with a geometry that has a lot of edges making it blend in with the rocky landscape of the shore and maintaining a constant visual connection with the splendid surroundings. The curved shape of the structure made large openings toward the central swimming pool possible and you can also see the sea nearby. The edges and daring geometry make the house appear quite futuristic but…

Brotherton Barn by Anderson Orr Partnership

By : Dennis Franklin | 26 Sep 2016 2:53 pm | Homes

The architectural practice of Anderson Orr Partnership designed the Brotherton Barn project in the town of Pusey, Oxfordshire, England and their aim was to integrate the original Grade II Listed Barn with a contemporary design so that the living area and master bedroom suite can communicate. The challenge was to transform the building while maintaining the same height and volume for the vaulted spaces of the barn and so the designers decided to construct the new spaces underground where the…

Amazing private estate in Koh Samui, Thailand

By : Dennis Franklin | 23 Sep 2016 2:44 pm | Homes

Located in the paradise of Koh Samui, Thailand this stunning luxurious estate spreads over two and a half acres near the ocean. Including eight bedrooms with wonderful ocean views and a private beachfront of 150 meters the surroundings are filled with tropical vegetation and old trees that offer shading through the pavilions and stone pathways. The other rooms include three kitchens, three living rooms, three screening rooms, a beach yoga area and a staff office. The design of the villa…

K³ House by Juri Troy Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 20 Sep 2016 2:42 pm | Homes

The practice of Juri Troy Architects renovated the K3 House in Lake Constance, Austria bringing it up to the contemporary standards and creating a delightful and welcoming home. The original house was built during the 1960s and it was a single family residence which wanted to be transformed into a larger space, one that could hose a larger number of people comfortably. The living spaces were doubled and the garden surrounding the house was left unharmed. Featuring a simple geometry…

Diomeda penthouse by SOSTUDIO / Sergio Orduna Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 11 Sep 2016 1:55 pm | Homes

Sleek and bright, the luxurious Diomeda penthouse is a project designed by the practice of SOSTUDIO / Sergio Orduna Architects in 2013 and it is located in the commercial area of Puerto Cancun, Cancun, Mexico. The design is very modern but it also has an organic aesthetic with curved lines that make each interior seem unique while also maintaining a good connection with the surrounding landscape and wonderful view of the hotel area with the Caribbean. According to the designers…

Architect’s Villa in Saint-Tropez

By : Dennis Franklin | 2 Sep 2016 1:13 pm | Homes

The Architect’s Villa is located in L’Escalet, Saint-Tropez offering stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea and a comfortable four bedroom holiday home which is equipped with retractable glazed walls to blend the differences between outdoor and indoor. The living area extends to the terrace and there is an infinity pool from which you can admire the beautiful surroundings while also relaxing or swimming. The villa is placed close to natural forests and hillsides so that it offers the perfect hideaway…

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