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Luxurious Summer Retreat in Southampton, New York

Luxurious Summer Retreat in Southampton, New York

The Southampton Beach House was completed in 2008 by the New York City based studio Alexander Gorlin Architects. This 12,000 square foot, two-story contemporary home has been built with European limestone and African hardwood. The home is positioned between the bay and the ocean in the East End of the Hamptons. The Southampton Beach House…

Villa Renovation in Megalochori, Santorini

Villa Renovation in Megalochori, Santorini

Villa Anemolia has been completed by the Athens based studio MplusM. This project included the renovation of an existing house. The original vaulted rooms were preserved with minimal alterations, new light sources have been added including skylights and wall recesses with embedded lights. Outside there is a gorgeous courtyard with a pool, planted area, dining…

Penthouse Apartment in St James’s, London

Penthouse Apartment in St James’s, London

This fabulous penthouse apartment has been designed by Lana de Savary. The project included the transformation of two historic five-storey buildings into an entirely new building that comprises of a penthouse and three further apartments. The penthouse is located at 46 St James’s Place, London, England. The apartment is currently on the market, priced at £10 million, more details can…

Stylish Shop House Renovation in Singapore

Stylish Shop House Renovation in Singapore

128G Cairnhill Road was completed in 2010 by the Singapore based studio RichardHO Architects. This project included the renovation of a pre-war shop house, the layout has been reconfigured to provide functional entertainment spaces for the family. A central staircase winds around an indoor Koi pond, above is a glass retractable roof. This wonderful home…

Omnibus House in Cachagua, Chile by Gubbins Arquitectos

Omnibus House in Cachagua, Chile by Gubbins Arquitectos

Omnibus House was completed in 2003 by the Santiago based studio Gubbins Arquitectos. This striking contemporary holiday home is set in an idyllic forest area. Main construction materials include concrete and glass, large sliding doors provide seamless interaction between the inside and outside spaces. The Omnibus House is located in Cachagua, Chile. Omnibus House in Cachagua, Chile,…

Split Level House in Philadelphia by Qb Design

Split Level House in Philadelphia by Qb Design

The Split Level House was completed in 2009 by the Philadelphia based studio Qb Design. This contemporary residence is located in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Split Level House in Philadelphia by Qb Design: “Sited on a vacant corner in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia, this house for a growing family…

Torre Moravola Boutique Hotel in Montone, Italy

Torre Moravola Boutique Hotel in Montone, Italy

The Torre Moravola Boutique Hotel was complete by the Hong Kong based studio Mackenzie-Chong Design. This project included the renovation of the Tower of Moravola, now the architects home and a hotel. The Torre Moravola Boutique Hotel is located in Montone, Italy. Torre Moravola Boutique Hotel in Montone, Italy: “In the heart of Umbria, near…

AR House with Panoramic Mountain Views in La Calera, Colombia

AR House with Panoramic Mountain Views in La Calera, Colombia

The AR House was completed in 2012 by Campuzano Architects. This 6,458 square foot contemporary residence enjoys spectacular panoramic views of the eastern mountain range and the Sopó Valley beyond. The AR House is located in the municipality of La Calera, near Bogotá City, Colombia. AR House in La Calera, Colombia by Campuzano Architects: “Located in…

Brooklyn Penthouse with Panoramic Views

Brooklyn Penthouse with Panoramic Views

A magnificent penthouse apartment on the top floor of the Gretsch Musical Instruments building. This 3,198 square foot, three bedroom, three bathroom penthouse has been described as the best apartment in Williamsburg, a neighbourhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, USA. The apartment is currently on the market, priced at $4.75 million, view…

V4 House, Sao Paulo, Brazil by Studio MK27

V4 House, Sao Paulo, Brazil by Studio MK27

The V4 House was completed in 2011 by the São Paulo based firm Studio MK27. This one story contemporary residence stretches the width of the site, the open living area benefits from glass walls on both sides. The two bedrooms are contained behind large perforated wooden panels, shading them from the direct sunlight. The master bathroom…