July 28th, 2014

Beautifully designed Chambers Street Residence in Australia

Beautifully designed Chambers Street Residence in Australia

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Chambers Street Residence is a three story property encompassing beautifully composed spaces designed by Mim Design, located in South Yarra, a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The interiors of this meticulously designed residence focuses on superior finishes and detailing throughout to showcase a highly effective planning and design strategy.

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July 27th, 2014

Luxury beachfront retreat in Costa Rica: Casa Atrevida

Luxury beachfront retreat in Costa Rica: Casa Atrevida

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Casa Atrevida is a luxurious, environmentally friendly vacation retreat designed by Luz de Piedra Arquitectos, located on a woodsy private refuge on the shores of the breathtaking Playa Preciosa, in Puerto Jimenez, the largest town on the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica.

You can stay at this luxury beachfront property surrounded by a forest abundant with exotic animals, with rates starting at $315 per…

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Breathtaking modern beach house in South Africa by SAOTA

Breathtaking modern beach house in South Africa by SAOTA

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Voelklip is a modern beach house designed by SAOTA Architects in collaboration with interior design firm Antoni Associates, located in Voëlklip Beach, Hermanus, a town on the southern coast of the Western Cape province of South Africa. A narrow 14 meters site was engaged to its maximum to achieve a spacious home arranged around a large garden and pool courtyard. Extensive concrete spans capture…

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July 26th, 2014

Sumptuous Pearl Bay Residence showcasing ocean views

Sumptuous Pearl Bay Residence showcasing ocean views

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Pearl Bay Residence is a pristine contemporary home designed by Gavin Maddock Design Studio, located in Yzerfontein, 90 kilometers north of Cape Town, South Africa. The residence is bordered by a nature reserve adjoining the ocean. Sites like this don’t come much more spectacular. Taking full advantage of the ocean views and responding to the coastal dune context, Gavin Maddock describes it as…

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Contemporary Hollywood Hills dream pad overlooking the city

Contemporary Hollywood Hills dream pad overlooking the city

Hollywood Hills Residence- McClean Design-01-1 Kindesign

This Hollywood Hills Residence is a contemporary remodel of an existing home completed in 2010 by McClean Design, located on the Sunset Strip, Los Angeles, California. The 4,500 square foot home was originally designed in the French style during the 1970s and was in very bad shape. The existing house was stripped down to framing and rebuilt in a contemporary style to take advantage of the…

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July 25th, 2014

21 Inspirational examples of outdoor summer lounging spaces

21 Inspirational examples of outdoor summer lounging spaces

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Expand your outdoor living room by creating summer lounging spaces on your property such as beautiful hammocks, daybeds, swinging beds and canopies. Create the perfect lounging spaces to get some fresh air while reading a good book, taking a nap or you could even pull out a laptop and surf the web or do some work from home. There are numerous ways that you can devise your outdoor lounge space…

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Redesign of a charming Peranakan shophouse in Singapore

Redesign of a charming Peranakan shophouse in Singapore

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House at Neil Road celebrates the traditional charm of Peranakan shophouses with the addition of new spaces sensitive to the building’s rich heritage, by ONG&ONG, in the conservation district of Singapore. Akin to traditional shophouses, the spaces are interspersed with courtyards that serve as visual focal points. The original courtyard forms the heart of the common areas while a newer…

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July 24th, 2014

Contemporary residence with light-filled interiors in Austin

Contemporary residence with light-filled interiors in Austin

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Clifford Residence is a contemporary residence that fuses seamlessly into the everyday fabric of its Eastside context of Austin, Texas, designed by FAB Architecture and Texas Construction Company.

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The Process

East Austin is a lively mix of commercial buildings, Victorian architecture, and bungalows. The lifestyle there is casual. It was important to the homeowners that their new 2235-square…

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Luxurious private residence in Nova Lima, Brazil

Luxurious private residence in Nova Lima, Brazil

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Nova Lima House has been designed by Saraiva + Associados, offering luxury and exuberance, the house is located in Nova Lima, 22 km from Belo Horizonte, capital of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Completed in 2011, this property is comprised of 43,056 square feet  (4,000 square meters) of living space.

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The project was developed by S+A Brazil, under the leadership of Architect Marcelo Montoro, and in…

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July 23rd, 2014

Sensational barn style house with industrial interiors

Sensational barn style house with industrial interiors

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Garden St. Residence is a stunning barn style house that has been designed by PAVONETTI Office of Design, located in Austin, Texas. This stunning residence showcases industrial style interiors with a transitional style exterior facade.

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From the architects: We aim to create buildings that get better with age. We have a style of our own but we hope that it is our design and not our style that…

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Stunning contemporary redesign of a ranch-style house

Stunning contemporary redesign of a ranch-style house

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A children’s treehouse inspired the major redesign of this ranch-style house by Stephen Moser Architect, located on the western edge of Saxon Woods Park in Mamaroneck, New York. Originally built by a developer in the late 1950s, the ranch-style residence faced away from the wooded park. Several additions, including an indoor pool, further obstructed the park views.

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The treehouse, which the…

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July 22nd, 2014

Los Chillos House with privileged views of Ecuadorian highlands

Los Chillos House with privileged views of Ecuadorian highlands

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Los Chillos House is a contemporary residence designed in 2012 by Diez + Muller Arquitectos, located in Valle de los Chillos, Cuenca Canton, Ecuador. The design of this 5,920 square foot (550 square meters) house arises from previous research and understanding of the regional architecture of the Ecuadorian highlands, and how it engages with a modern system through understanding the place,…

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Striking update to shingle style bungalow in San Francisco

Striking update to shingle style bungalow in San Francisco

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This incredible shingle style bungalow house was given a complete update by McElroy Architecture, sitting high on one of San Francisco’s hills with panoramic views. It had been loved for 100 years but was in need of serious upgrades from foundation to roof. The architects opened up the floor plan, extended the top floor to create a larger master suite, and cantilevered a deck off the living area.

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July 21st, 2014

Luxury Opera Penthouse overlooking the Mediterranean Sea

Luxury Opera Penthouse overlooking the Mediterranean Sea

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Set on the seafront in Netanya, Israel, Opera Penthouse can be found on the 31st floor of a luxury residential tower, which has been designed by Domb Architects. The tower is located on a cliff facing the sea where this exclusive penthouse creates a harmonious meeting point between sky and sea, overlooking the breathtaking Mediterranean Sea.

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Elevators bring you into a luxurious private lobby…

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Luxury sustainable family home in Singapore: Cluny House

Luxury sustainable family home in Singapore: Cluny House

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The Cluny House is a cozy and luxurious yet sustainable family home that has been designed by Guz Architects, situated in Singapore. The residence demonstrates how technology, planning and design can be applied sensitively to generate a comfortable, luxurious, yet sustainable family home.

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Photovoltaic cells and solar water heaters are employed together with design for passive cooling and cross…

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