This modern home located in Cerro Lo Curro, Santiago, Chile, and designed by Schmidt Arquitectos Asociados, sits on a gentle slope with a forest of eucalyptus trees. Materials such as stone walls and wood floors are used for the house. The big windows bring the interior and exterior together, creating an open environment for the enjoyment of the natural landscape. The tiered lakes made of stone provide sound and moisture to the air.
Holman House, designed by Durbach Block Jaggers Architects, sits on a dramatic 70-meter (230 feet) high cliff in Dover Heights, in the eastern suburb of Sydney, Australia. The living and dinning areas cantilever out over the ocean, providing dramatic views of the coastline and the ocean. The lower floor base is built from rough stone walls forming an extension of the cliff below.
Fennell Residence is a floating house in Portland, Oregon designed by architect Robert Harvey Oshatz. Situated on the east side of the Williamette River, this weekend retreat has a dramatic view from the open plan interior. The architect’s imaginative use of curved glue laminated timber to evoke the poetry of the ripples and contours of a river makes this unique floating house a true work of art.
Cornwall Terrace in London, England is a row of eight double-fronted mansions overlooking Regent’s Park. The total value of the entire row of house is about $625 million and is now up for sale. The largest of the residences is 14,000-sq.-ft. and is worth about $100 million. The Regency terrace was designed by royal architect John Nash in the early 19th Century. The architectural details of the interiors offer paneling, mouldings, marble floors and fireplaces which are enhanced by contemporary interior decoration.
The Wave is an apartment complex with unique architecture in Vejle, Denmark designed by Henning Larsen Architects. The shape of the building connects the complex with the sea, the landscape and the town. The beautiful location overlooks the promenade and the bay. Every apartment has a magnificent view of the area.
The architectural style of this home in Paradise Valley, Arizona combines the elegance of European design with Spanish influences and casual old world charm. Architect Mark Candelaria used clean simple lines and masonry construction to render the home a part of the scenery of the native landscape that surrounds it. Working closely with landscape artist Jeff Berghoff and interior designer Leonard Porras, the team created a private oasis that blends the comfort of the indoors and outdoor spaces seamlessly. The casual elegance of the home provides its inhabitants with both luxury and tranquility.
The moment you step through the grand iron gates of this luxury home in Palm Beach, Florida, you will notice the meticulously maintained landscape and stunning exterior architecture. The home enjoys gorgeous views of the Intracoastal Waterway from every major room, and the elegant interior design has a coastal flavour of a waterfront home.
Dutch architect Arjen Reas was given the challenge to design a family home in Zoetermeer, The Netherlands, on the edge of the city where urban life and rural open land meet. The result is a contemporary family home that blends traditional ideas with contemporary design. The interior of the house is modern and natural providing a peaceful and open atmosphere for the family who can also fully enjoy the rural landscape in the comfortable open backyard.