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TLV Get Away

By : Dennis Franklin | 28 Aug 2013 5:42 pm | Apartments, Featured

Located in the central region of Tel Aviv, Israel, just behind Rabin Square, the TLV Get Away is an apartment which is completely new featuring a highly diverse and rich ambiance. Due to its central location, the loft provides access to the culture and glamour of the city with restaurants, bars or supermarkets all in its proximity. The apartment is located on the second floor offering glimpses toward the city and also a view toward the courtyard in the rear.…

Paramount – Alma Residence by Plasma Studio

By : Dennis Franklin | 21 Aug 2013 6:09 pm | Featured, Homes

Located in Sesto, Italy, the Paramount – Alma Residence was designed by the Plasma Studio with two purposes in mind. First of all as a Tyrolean guest house with six holiday apartments built in the 1960s which required a common hallway and service area, and also as a new home for the architect Ulla Hell and her family. The resulting space is quite impressive using an angular crown as roof structure which is connected to the ground floor reception through…

C6.1 Prefab Home by LivingHomes

By : Dennis Franklin | 26 Jul 2013 5:40 pm | Featured, Other

LivingHomes offers an update of their C6 prefabricated home with the C6.1 model which is more efficient and sustainable already having received the Energy Star certification and on the way to receive the LEED Platinum certification. The new house, spreading over 1288 square feet, has three bedrooms and two bathrooms and uses environmentally friendly materials that are self sufficient through the use of a rooftop photovoltaic system and a grey water system. The C6 model debuted at Dwell on Design…

Port Ludlow Residence by FINNE

By : Dennis Franklin | 4 Jul 2013 9:21 am | Featured, Homes

Designed by the FINNE architectural practice, the Port Ludlow Residence is located on the Hood Canal in Washington, USA and it features an open plan with a design that combines the classical and the modern offering terrific views of the canal. Spreading over a surface of 2400 square feet, the house provides a glazed living space which opens to become the front porch blurring the limits of the exterior and the interior and allowing the inhabitants to always feel connected…

Micheli House by Simone Micheli

By : Dennis Franklin | 3 Jul 2013 10:32 am | Featured, Interiors

Designed by the architect Simone Micheli for his family in Florence, Italy, the Micheli House uses multiple reflective surfaces on its façade to allow the ancient buildings to combine with the new in a project which is a clash between centuries. The interior is predominantly white with spots of bright green or orange to add some color. The space was created through the union of two apartments which had very different characteristics and through a daring structural engineering plan the…

Unbalance Hotel by OOIIO Architecture

By : Dennis Franklin | 4 Jun 2013 6:28 pm | Featured, Hotels & Spas

This stunning piece of architecture was designed by the Madrid-based practice of OOIIO Architecture and it hosts the Unbalance Hotel, located in Lima, Peru. The owner is a promoter interested in creating a unique building that would require a moderate investment and would be recognized easily and he chose the city of Lima for the project since it is a constantly growing city and the location offers a quiet surrounding on a hanging cliff close to the Andes and the…

Aqua Floathome in Germany by Steeltec37

By : Mark V | 16 Jun 2012 10:53 pm | Featured, Homes

Steeltec37 is the company responsible for designing this amazing house called Aqua Floathome, located on the Lusatian Lake District in Germany. The floating house has all the comfort you can get in a stunning location and the contemporary design makes it be really modern and welcoming. The architects from Steeltec37 wanted to encapsulate a sense of freedom combined with a maritime flair in the design of the place that created a dream like atmosphere. The pontoon is unsinkable and the…

House Lam by Nico Van Der Meulen Architects

By : Mark V | 11 Feb 2012 9:15 pm | Featured, Homes

Johannesburg-based studio Nico Van Der Meulen Architects designed this incredible residence that can be found in Bedfordview, a suburb of Johannesburg in South Africa. The designers had to renovate a 1950s house and the result was an contemporary home with an impressive design and made of modern materials. The house is a three story structure with a spectacular design that makes it stand out. The inside and outside spaces are separated with floor to ceiling glass walls that fill the…

Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower in Tokyo, Japan

By : Mark V | 11 Feb 2012 8:58 pm | Featured, Skyscrapers

The Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower functions as an educational facility and it’s a 204 meters high skyscraper (669 ft) located in the district of Shunjuku, Nishi-Shinjuku in Tokyo, Japan. Three institutions have found a home in this tower: HAL Tokyo (special technology and design college), Shuto Ikō (medical college) and Tokyo Mode Gakuen (fashion vocational school). The Tower is considered to be the second tallest educational building in the world and it`s the 17th tallest building in Tokyo,after it was…

Luxury Penthouse in Sydney by Harry Seidler

By : Mark V | 11 Feb 2012 8:40 pm | Apartments, Featured, Interiors

Designed by architect Harry Seidler, this contemporary penthouse offers spectacular views of Sydney, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera house. It is the perfect example of a luxurious apartment in Australia’s most important city , perfect for someone with sophisticated tastes and lifestyle. The penthouse spreads over the top three floors and it has 5 bedrooms, featuring a master suite with a walk-in dressing and a spa, a gym, a home cinema system, a pool and a private roof…

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