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.
Located in Extremadura in Western Spain, this 12th Century Oil Mill was converted into a stylish contemporary home by architect Ricardo Elizondo. The original architecture was preserved because of its historic value. The interior design has a modern eclectic flair that mixes rustic furniture with IKEA carpet and antique elements.
Designed by celebrated designer Federico Otero for Cocoon Fires, the Cocoon fireplaces are functional as they are stylishly beautiful. The ethanol based fireplaces are free of smoke and environmentally friendly. The Cocoon creative design lets you enjoy life with no boundaries. You can even use it as an ice cold drink server!
The buildings of Hotel Sezz in Saint-Tropez, France are designed around a central pool area. This stylish boutique hotel on the Riviera offers 35 rooms with private gardens and terraces, 5 bungalows, 30 cocoons and 2 villas with private pools. Architecturally, the interior of the rooms designed by Christophe Pillet are almost like houses with floor-to-ceiling windows. Natural stone floors and textured concrete walls bring freshness while leather and wood furnishings bring warmth. The contemporary clear lines provide simple elegance with a touch of the seaside resort.
Located a half block from the beach boardwalk, this modern townhouse in the Alki neighbourhood of Seattle, Washington is designed to capture the vibrant spirit of the area. The roof top decks enjoy views of the Puget Sound, Seattle cityscape and the beach community below. The bamboo floor and fir cabinetry create a beautiful and practical atmosphere.
Rajiv Saini & Associates designed this contemporary home in Hyderabad, India from an older house. The original house was built by the previous generation with Victorian columns and grand circular staircase. The new look of this 12,5000 sq. ft. home is sleek modern with a natural palette.
This 1920s duplex in Toronto, Canada was converted from a group of small, dark rooms into a graphic designer’s residential loft. The renovation retained the charm of the building’s historic exterior, while transforming its interior for contemporary living. The owner’s Asian heritage is reflected in the interior’s warm red woods, white walls and crisp geometric lines, providing a clear backdrop for the owner to showcase his collection of Asian art and artefacts and classic modern furniture.
This Victorian House in Pacific Heights in San Francisco, California has an exterior that takes your breath away. The design is the epitome of San Francisco architecture. The contemporary interior design offers a striking contrast to the traditional architecture.