Surrounded by lush trees on a beach in the colonial city of Paraty, Brazil, this modern house finds balance in the topography of the land. The property consists on two concrete blocks projecting outward from the mountain in a cantilever, leaving nature practically untouched.
MC1 House is a residential project located near Manuel Antonio Park, Quepos in Costa Rica. Designed by Robles Arquitectos, this luxury house was built on a site where it was possible to protect the ecosystem as much as possible. The use of glass lets natural light to filter through, minimizing energy consumption, and allowing the integration or exterior and interior.
Casa Sol De Oriente, located in Costa Careyes, Mexico, is a luxury retreat built in a pool. Founded in 1968 by Italian artist Gian Franco Brignone, the 26,400 sq-ft exotic villa surrounded by a 11,000 sq-ft infinity pool has an exotic minimalist design. It offers six bedrooms, three of which have direct access to the pool with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean.
The Tangga House designed by Guz Architects is a contemporary interpretation of a traditional courtyard house in Singapore. A central green courtyard with double height stair and entry area form the focal point of the house. The open L-shaped plan with open spaces allows natural ventilation. The house is surrounded by lushly planted roof gardens. The swimming pool, which wraps around two sides of the house, is transparent both from the outside and from the inside. This inspiring design creates an environment in harmony with nature in the hot tropical climate.
Jewel of Maui is a stunning beachfront estate situated on a white sand beach in Kapalua on the island of Maui, Hawaii. This opulent property has been featured on the TV show Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous. Interior designer Steven Cordrey created a contemporary tropical paradise with art treasures and handcrafted furnishing around the world.
Villa Stella in Miami Beach, Florida is a exquisitely designed private sanctuary. The dramatic Moroccan architecture with Southwestern, African and Balinese influences has a warm and intimate atmosphere while offering spacious interior spaces and expansive exterior areas.
Located on the beach in the Grand Cayman in Cayman Islands, this luxury home is the ultimate tropical retreat. The contemporary interior design is the epitome of tropical elegance. A basement cave spa with grotto pools and waterslides by the beach offer exotic relaxation with all the privacy and luxury.
Situated high on a peninsula in Saint Barthélemy in the Caribbean, this luxury residence has spectacular 270 degree views of the ocean. Designed by Barnes Coy Architects, the house has a contemporary design with a Caribbean flair. Each bedroom opens to a private outdoor shower. The use of limestone wall and glass panels in the living area allows for seamless connection between the interior and the exterior spaces.