Located at 1927 Crescent Road in Gonzales Bay in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, this award winning modern beach house incorporates steel, glass, cedar, concrete and fir into its design. The ocean side of the house has curving glass windows to take advantage of the panoramic views of the Straits of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains.
Designed by Paz Arquitectura, the Corallo house in the Santa Rosalía area of Guatemala City, Guatemala is built to allow the trees to grow within the house. The lot sits on a dense hillside forest. The design of the modern house aims to preserve the existing trees, in order to have the trees interact with the living space. The large glass façades connects the interior to the exterior, and lets plenty of light to filter through the house.
Located on the water’s edge in Gig Harbor, Washington, the Cliff House is tucked against the wall of a cliff. Designed by architect Scott Allen, the unique site required innovative design and planning.
The entrance is situated on the roof of the house where a glass-enclosed elevator takes you to the two levels below.
Located by the ocean in the southern part of Sweden just outside Helsingborg, this exclusive modern home with an open floor plan takes full advantage of its views. The five-bedroom home with 4,500 square feet of living space also has large terraces and balconies where you can enjoy the expansive views.
This modern home located at the Los Feliz neighborhood in Los Angeles, California has been recently purchased by actor Kevin Bacon and his wife Kyra Sedgwick. The property, at 2800 Glendower Avenue, has 2 beds, 3 baths, and approximately 2,760 square feet of living space.
The Itiquira House is an exquisite residence located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil which has been refurbished by architect Gisele Taranto. The beautiful natural outdoor garden is intimately connected to the indoor spaces. The interior design style has a modernist ease to it that is dramatic yet simple.
The Sun House located in Singapore designed by Guz Architects is laid out in L shape with an open courtyard as the central focal point. Lushly planted roof gardens create the effect that nature is part of the house. Ponds and pools serve as cooling elements for the building.
With views of Injidup Beach in Yallingup, Western Australia, this single level modern beach house sits on an exposed spectacular site. Designed by Wright Feldhusen Architects, the beach house is devised as two intimate rammed earth sleeping wings that meet at the glazed pavilion that is the main living area. Building materials used can deal with the harsh marine environment.