Built as a vacation home on the coast in Hezelia in central Israel, this modern home designed by Pitzo Kedem Architects connects the inside with the outside. The swimming pool is the focal point of the house where the interior space and the exterior space becomes blurred.
Located just a short walk from the beach at Bay of Formentor in Mallorca, Spain in the Balearic Islands, Villa Serena has been elegantly refurbished to provide modern comfort. The house was originally built in the 1950’s with beautiful gardens and trees all around. The interior of this Mediterranean home has a relaxing modern design. All the living areas have direct access to the large terraces which surround the house. The swimming pool has views of the sea through the pine trees that are iconic of this region.
Situated high on a peninsula in Saint Barthélemy in the Caribbean, this luxury residence has spectacular 270 degree views of the ocean. Designed by Barnes Coy Architects, the house has a contemporary design with a Caribbean flair. Each bedroom opens to a private outdoor shower. The use of limestone wall and glass panels in the living area allows for seamless connection between the interior and the exterior spaces.
This modern apartment with spectacular ocean view is designed with an earth tone palette that draws inspiration from its surroundings. The stone floor, brown furniture, modern decor and natural colour palette provide a casual atmosphere that allows you to focus on the view outside.
Situated on a hill overlooking Atami, Japan southwest of Tokyo, this spectacular ocean view villa has a striking oval dinning room that appears to be on an island surrounded by water. Designed by architect Kengo Kuma, this glass house in which water is also a key component has the effect of a structure floating on water. The oval dinning room is connected to the rest of the house by a glass corridor. The infinity-edge reflecting pool connects the house to the ocean and the coastline.
The integration between inside and outside is a key theme and function of this tropical house on Sentosa Island, Singapore. Designed by Guz Architects, the Fish House embraces Singapore’s tropical climate by creating an open space that allows interaction between the ocean, the garden, the swimming pool and the house. The natural sea breeze ventilates the tropical home, while the curved wavy roofs with solar panels supply energy to the house. This modern home promotes living in harmony with the natural environment.
Situated near the village of El Coco in the province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica, this modern house on a dramatic cliff has a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean and the lush rocky coastline. Designed by Victor Cañas Arquitecto, this 4,500-square-foot vacation home is largely made of glass on the ocean-facing side. Getting through the front door requires crossing a reflecting pool on concrete pavers which serve as the unorthodox “floor” of the foyer. The outdoor infinity-edge swimming pool and tempered-glass panels on the deck maximize the panoramic ocean view.
Holman House, designed by Durbach Block Jaggers Architects, sits on a dramatic 70-meter (230 feet) high cliff in Dover Heights, in the eastern suburb of Sydney, Australia. The living and dinning areas cantilever out over the ocean, providing dramatic views of the coastline and the ocean. The lower floor base is built from rough stone walls forming an extension of the cliff below.