This contemporary home designed by Hutchison & Maul Architecture sits on a bluff overlooking Lake Washington in Seattle, Washington. It has a large lawn and two upper decks with amazing view of the lake. The open concept encourages interaction between the outdoor space and the indoor living area.
This residential building in Tel-Aviv, Israel was refurbished with a roof extension and an external elevator added to the existing structure. The additional roof consists of one residential duplex unit. The renovation project by Koniak Architects integrated the new apartment design with the character of the existing building.
Casa Abril is a luxury grand estate located in Berazategui, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The property sits on 7.41 acres of land and was originally built in 1932 by renowned architect José Mille for its first owners, the Pereyra Iraola family. The architecture of the 46,000 sq. ft. mansion was inspired by palaces like Versailles. This sublime mansion features incredibly spacious rooms, high ceilings, stained glass windows, wrought iron handrails and all the characteristics of French Classicism.
Marina Bay Sands in Singapore is an integrated resort with three 55-storey towers capped by a boat-shaped 340 meters long SkyPark with a 150 meters infinity swimming pool. This impressive resort developed by Las Vegas Sands and designed by Moshe Safdie Architects cost approximately S$8 billion (over US$6 billion) to build. The 16-hectre resort combines a casino, 2,560 rooms, two theatres, a shopping mall, restaurants, a Museum of ArtScience and world class convention facilities. The project’s foreground — composed of the ArtScience Museum, an outdoor event plaza along the promenade and the grand arcade — serves as a base from which the hotel towers rise.
Architect Adam Kalkin created a quirky and fun house in New Jersey called Bunny Lane House. Essentially, this is a cozy traditional house inside a giant futuristic shed that looks like an industrial container. It’s a mix of traditional home design and modern home design. The property sits on 3 acres of land, and once you open the shed doors, the space opens to the big country with lots of trees. Inside the shed, the large living area is a great place to relax under the shelter. If you want something even more intimate, just hop inside the traditional cottage with all the coziness of a country home.
Situated on a hill overlooking Atami, Japan southwest of Tokyo, this spectacular ocean view villa has a striking oval dinning room that appears to be on an island surrounded by water. Designed by architect Kengo Kuma, this glass house in which water is also a key component has the effect of a structure floating on water. The oval dinning room is connected to the rest of the house by a glass corridor. The infinity-edge reflecting pool connects the house to the ocean and the coastline.
Vitra Haus is the home of Vitra’s Home Collection located in the German town of Weil am Rhein which is a suburb of the city of Basel, Switzerland. Designed by Swiss architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron, Vitra Haus is a five-storey building with the theme of stacked houses on the Vitra Campus, joining the Vitra Design Museum. The striking architecture and the complexity of the interior space create an atmosphere that is both grand and intimate at the same time. The white interior walls allow the furniture displays to stand out. At night, the illuminated interior glows from within.