This 250-square-meter (2,700 sq. ft.) home in Sao Paulo, Brazil balances between indoor and outdoor living. Designed by Fernanda Marques Arquitectos, the outdoor elements are used inside, and indoor elements are used outside, creating a seamless and harmonious environment.
Influenced by contemporary Japanese, Mediterranean and Califorinia architecture, this house in Venice Beach, California has a style of eclectic modernism. Designed by Lewin Wertheimer Architect, this 3,100 square foot family home has an open downstairs plan and the house is organized with a series of L-shaped spaces. This is also an energy efficient home powered by photovoltaic panels and the pool water is heated with solar panels.
The Hurtado Residence in Las Vegas, Nevada was designed by Mark Tracy of Chemical Spaces to create a modern, art-gallery-style home for entertaining and parties. This 10,000 square feet home has an 11-foot custom-designed aluminum front door which opens to striped Italian floor tile. The main feature of the kitchen and living area is a 14-foot wide fireplace.
This stunning cliffside house in La Jolla, California was designed around the breathtaking ocean view. Architect Wallace E. Cunningham used a marble-like white polished concrete and placed the house within a hollow. Instead of a box structure on top of the bluff, the house becomes part of the landscape.
Originally built in 1867, this heritage building in Brisbane, Australia has been converted from a church to a house by Willis Greenhalgh Architects. The contemporary interior design is integrated seamlessly with the architecture of the original church. The building has undergone several changes over the years. First it was a church then a theatre, and now a house. The conversion and renovation has saved the heritage building from demolition. A cozy outdoor plunge pool completes this gorgeous home.
This villa in Lidingö, Sweden has an exceptional waterfront view. This sought after address on the island of Lidingö across from Stockholm is located on a quiet street. The house itself was built in 1958, recent renovation and upgrades provide a timeless modern design. The cozy kitchen with water view has high-end stainless steel appliances from Miele. The spacious living room with French balconies overlooks the garden and the sea. The tasteful interior decor has a casual modern flair that respects the architecture of the original plan.
The architecture of this house located in an affluent neighbourhood in Barcelona, Spain has a British style traditional charm. The columns and arch door provide a classic elegance to the exterior. By contrast, the interior design of the home by Joan Sandoval Amat is eclectic and modern.
Set on prime river frontage in Noosa Sound, Queensland, on the Gold Coast of Australia, this first class modern home was inspired by Ralph Lauren’s Caribbean holiday home. The white clean lines and expansive living areas allow cool breeze to flow through the house. Every room has access to the outside living areas. The open plan home design with high end appliances and luxurious fittings provide the ultimate modern living in a casual sunny setting.