Adolf Hitler ordered the construction of a massive holiday resort on Rügen Island called Prora. Between 1936 to 1939, workers built a 3-mile long brick and concrete structure capable of accommodating 20,000 residents.
Lady Gaga’s lavish home in Malibu, California is a $23 million 6-acre gated equestrian estate located across from Zuma Beach. The 10,270-square-foot property was inspired by traditional homes in the South of France.
This private beachfront villa in Tulum, Mexico is a fully self-sufficient, net-neutral house powered by a photovoltaic canopy on its rooftop terrace, and collects rainwater that is filtered and stored for use.
Acqua Liana is a beautiful piece of art in the form of a luxury mansion in Manalapan, Palm Beach County, Florida. This spectacular residence created by celebrity home builder and real estate artist Frank McKinney is sited on 1.6 acres fronting the Atlantic Ocean with Intracoastal Waterway on the other side.
This elegant beach retreat in Whangapoua in the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand has a large shutter to protect against the elements and can close up when not in use. Crosson Clarke Carnachan Architects designed the beach cabin on sleds which allows the structure to be moved as the site is located within the coastal erosion zone.