Skywave House located in Venice, California is an eco-friendly and artistic contemporary home designed by Anthony Coscia of Coscia Day Architecture and Design. This unique house’s open scheme and its landscaping maximize the potential of this landlocked site. The floating living room and bedroom suite hover over transparent 12 foot high glass walls. The interior space provides uninterrupted views of the landscape. Sliding doors and moveable interior partitions can open to reveal even private areas to the rest of the house and nature beyond.
This elegant contemporary home in Port Melbourne, Australia sits on a long narrow lot. Designed by Matt Gibson, the three-bedroom home features soaring ceilings and open floor plan.
This 275-square-foot tiny house located in Reno, Nevada is a 100-year-old brick structure that was once used as sleeping quarters for the brakemen and engineers on the old V&T railroad. HabeRae Properties took over the this urban infill and transformed it into a modern eco-friendly home. A hidden ladder leads to the sleeping loft. The open floor plan with sliding pocket doors, stacked appliances, mini-sinks and ample shelving keep the house from feeling cluttered.
Victoria 73 is a contemporary seaside villa in Cape Town, South Africa designed by SAOTA (Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects). Set on a spur of land between Bantry Bay and Clifton, the house epitomizes elegance, luxury and great outdoor living. The pool terrace offers covered and uncovered areas to relax, with a gazebo structure perched at the western edge of the pool.
This contemporary home located in Valle de Bravo, Mexico is designed to respect nature. The site is surrounded by pine and oak trees with spectacular views of Lake Avándaro. Designed by Parque Humano, the house takes full advantage of the slope and the existing vegetation to create visual connections at different elevations.
This Lands End contemporary home situated on a cliff above Pacific Ocean in British Columbia, Canada is a blend of sophistication and natural flair. Interior designer Ines Hanl of The Sky Is The Limit created an environment that uses natural materials and clean lines to complement the natural surroundings. The ThinkGlass kitchen countertop was fashioned to reflect the infinity pool outside.
Over the years, many churches in the Netherlands have been left abandoned. It is becoming increasingly popular to convert old churches into residences to prevent them from demolition. The St. Jaobus Church in Utrecht is transformed into a beautiful modern home by Zecc Architecten. No window frames are added to the façade, and the original exterior architecture is preserved. The interior of the church house is very white and bright. Light, space and functionality have been carefully considered.
This award-winning architect designed home in Hong Kong exquisite views of the bay. All rooms also overlook the walled private garden. The home features a glass and rendered concrete finish staircase. The contemporary interior design throughout the house includes a stunning family room and custom designed walk-in closet. A home theatre system with projector and screen, and a built-in audio visual control centre are part of the sate of the art design. The master ensuite bathroom features rainshower and Balinese stone bathtub and double basins.