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Modern Tree House in Curacaví, Chile

| July 10, 2014 | Comments
Modern Tree House in Curacaví, Chile

Casa Quebrada was completed in 2013 by the Santiago based studio UNarquitectura. This contemporary, 430 square foot, open-plan tree house is located above a creek, elevated with pilotis and accessible via a wooden bridge. The Casa Quebrada tree house is located in Curacaví, Chile. Casa Quebrada in Curacaví, Chile, details by UNarquitectura: “Retreat located in a forest…

Eco-Friendly House in Austin, Texas: Cascading Creek House

| July 8, 2014 | Comments
Eco-Friendly House in Austin, Texas: Cascading Creek House

The Cascading Creek House was completed by the Austin based design and construction firm Bercy Chen Studio. This wonderful modern home is set in the Texas Hill Country, the design incorporates eco-friendly features which minimize the reliance on electricity and gas. The roof has been shaped for rainwater collection, together with photovoltaic and solar hot-water…

Outstanding Beachside Villas in Lingshui, Hainan, China

| July 7, 2014 | Comments
Outstanding Beachside Villas in Lingshui, Hainan, China

The Chenglu Villa was completed in 2014 by the Istanbul based studio gad. This project included the construction of two contemporary beach-side villas, both sharing a similar configuration. They are part of the Greentown Hainan Blue Bay Town Project, comprising of 12 villas, set in the Qingshui Bay International Resort. The Chenglu Villa is located…

Contemporary Concrete House in Montecito, California

| July 5, 2014 | Comments
Contemporary Concrete House in Montecito, California

The Toro Canyon Residence has been completed by the California based studio Shubin + Donaldson. This imposing modern home comprises of three, one-story, wedge-shaped volumes. The exterior walls are constructed with 12” thick, cast-in-place concrete, this exposed concrete is warmed with doors and windows of natural mahogany together with ceilings and millwork of natural eucalyptus.…

Charming Minimalist Townhouses in Brighton, Australia

Charming Minimalist Townhouses in Brighton, Australia

The Brighton Townhouses were completed in 2013 by the Victoria based studio Martin Friedrich Architects. These two townhouses have been designed in a minimalist contemporary style with spacious open-plan living / dining spaces. A large free-standing circular staircase transcends all three floors. The living room opens fully to the outdoor entertainment area via glass sliding…

Eco-Friendly Beach House in Ventura County, California

Eco-Friendly Beach House in Ventura County, California

The 3 Palms project has been completed by Allen Associates Construction together with Turturro Design Studio. This Platinum LEED certified, and Passive House is owned by the Breaking Bad actor Bryan Cranston. Bryan and his wife Robin wanted to combine both form and function, and show that sustainable living does not impede on a normal…

Stylish Modern Home in Wandi, Perth, Australia

Stylish Modern Home in Wandi, Perth, Australia

The Brindabella has been built by the Perth based home building company Webb & Brown-Neaves. This elegent 4 bedroom, two bathroom home includes a sunken living room and a wonderful outdoor entertainment space. The home is currently on the market, priced at $587,000. More details on the sale can be found here. The Brindabella is…

Exquisite Contemporary Home in Zimbali, South Africa

Exquisite Contemporary Home in Zimbali, South Africa

SGNW House was completed in 2011 by the Durban based studio Metropole Architects. The clients requested a dream home for their plot in the Zimbali forest estate. The main bedroom cantilevers six meters over the terrace below. Construction materials including timber, concrete and natural stone cladding. SGNW House is located in Zimbali, South Africa. SGNW…

Traditional Wine Growers Home Remodel in Vétroz, Switzerland

Traditional Wine Growers Home Remodel in Vétroz, Switzerland

The Germanier House was completed in 2009 by the by the Sion based studio Savioz Fabrizzi Architects. This project included the renovation of an original wine grower’s home dating back to 1850. The house consists of natural stone masonry with a timber structure on the upper level. The Germanier House is located in Vétroz, Switzerland.…

Fantastic Panoramic Views: Tanager Residence in West Hollywood, California

Fantastic Panoramic Views: Tanager Residence in West Hollywood, California

The Tanager residence has been completed by the California based studio McClean Design. This wonderful modern home has been designed to make the most of the pool and terrace with sliding glass doors providing a seamless flow. The stunning westerly views include all of Beverly Hills with Santa Monica and the ocean beyond. There is…

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