The designer at Bear-Hill Interiors turned this vacation home at Greers Ferry Lake, Arkansas into a beach house by the lake. The big windows and French doors are meant to draw your attention to the outside. The interior decor is deliberately bright and light so the emphasis of the main rooms is the view.
The custom built conservatories from Tanglewood Conservatories are adapted for the American climates and architecture. From poolside retreat to classic sunrooms, these conservatories are designed to live harmoniously with the landscape.
The Yokohama International Port Terminal in Japan is a new kind of contemporary architecture that turns against the form of buildings as representation of iconic architecture. The design team at Foreign Office Architects created the cruise ship terminal as an extension of the pier ground. The fluid and uninterrupted lines are folded like an origami into an unique structural system that allows its boarding level to seamlessly connect to the city’s underground level. It is also especially adequate in coping with the lateral forces generated by the seismic movements known to affect the Japanese topography.
London interior design team Gail Taylor and Karen Howes of Taylor Howes used aubergine as a theme colour to create an atmosphere of casual elegance for this Wiltshire country house. The colour palette of aubergine – a trademark colour of Taylor Howes – goes with many other shades – greys, greens, pink, white, cream and chocolate.
The interiors of the iconic Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai bring images of a contemporary Arabian fantasy. London-based interior designer Khuan Chew of KCA International created an environment of ornate grandeur with an explosion of colour.
The Mezzanine fountain is a kaleidoscope of colour and patterns. A water column is programmed to shoot the fountain up 32 meters high.
Otter Cove residence in Carmel, California designed by Sagan Piechota Architecture offers unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean. This cliffside residence strives to appear as a natural extension of the landscape.