Tag: Wood Floors

Old Mac Daddy, Luxury Trailer Park in South Africa

Old Mac Daddy, Luxury Trailer Park in South Africa

The Old Mac Daddy is luxury trailer park located in the Elgin Valley, Grabouw, South Africa. The park was created with the idea of fun and relaxation, with some good humour thrown in. Certainly one of the more unusual hotels we have come across, with themed trailers like the bumble bee and the jungle. Old…

Impressive Hillside House in Marin, California

Impressive Hillside House in Marin, California

The Mill Valley Residence was completed in 2011 by the San Francisco based studio CCS Architecture. This 5,000 square foot, modern residence is set over three levels, the lower floor is built into the hillside, while the upper two are stepped above. The house is squeezed between the Redwoods and enjoys fabulous views over Mt.…

The Reserve, Luxury Villas in Al Barari, Dubai

The Reserve, Luxury Villas in Al Barari, Dubai

The Reserve is a development of 28 high-end bespoke villas, plots range from 25,000 to 150,000 square feet. These unique properties are located in Al Barari, a prestigious estate in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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…

Two-Home Extension in Richmond, Australia

Two-Home Extension in Richmond, Australia

HOUSE House was completed in 2012 by the Melbourne based studio Andrew Maynard Architects. This project included the conversion and addition of two terrace homes, owned by two generations of one family. The houses are now in a single, three-level building, the original brick structure remains with the extension entirely clad in Cedar. A glass-enclosed…

Whidbey Island Cabin with Exceptional Views

Whidbey Island Cabin with Exceptional Views

The Whidbey Island Cabin was completed by the Washington based studio CHESMORE|BUCK Architecture. This splendid wooden home with guest house is set on a long narrow site, the terrace and most of the rooms enjoy magnificent views over the Puget Sound inlet and on to the Olympic Mountains beyond. The cabin is situated on the western shores of…

Eco-Friendly House in Amsterdam by FARO Arquitecten

Eco-Friendly House in Amsterdam by FARO Arquitecten

Steigereiland 2.0 was completed in 2009 by the Lisserbroek based studio FARO Arquitecten. This wooden home was an experimental project for sustainable building, heating the house requires hardly any energy. Electricity is generated via a wind turbine on the roof, 150 square feet of heat pipes provide warm water. The home is located in Steigereiland,…

Imposing Contemporary Home in Aspen, Colorado

Imposing Contemporary Home in Aspen, Colorado

The Lord private residence was completed in 2006 by the Aspen based firm Studio B Architects. A stylish low-rise modern home, surrounded by beautiful mountains and woodland, situated at the entrance to the skiing resort of Aspen, Colorado, USA. Lord Residence in Aspen, Colorado, Description by Studio B Architects: “This muscular house with a rammed…

Fabulous House in Valle de Bravo, Mexico

Fabulous House in Valle de Bravo, Mexico

Casa San Sen was completed in 2008 by the Mexico based studio Alejandro Sánchez García Arquitectos. Wood and glass are the main materials used in this fine forest retreat. Large patio doors and glass walls beautifully unite the indoor and outdoor spaces. The house is located in Valle de Bravo, Mexico.

Contemporary Beach House in Malibu, California

Contemporary Beach House in Malibu, California

21562 PCH was completed in 2010 by the California based studio Owen Dalton OTD Design & Development. This compact beachfront home enjoys superb ocean views from the wood terrace, living area and the large bedroom above. The home is located in Malibu, California, USA.