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Aptos Retreat Dons Contemporary Barn Disguise

Little house on the prairie? The CCS Architecture-designed Aptos Retreat in San Francisco is rather a generous, modern barn-like home in SoCal. It was designed to accommodate....

21st Century Chelsea Hotel – Hotel Americano by Grupo Habita

If you’re planning a visit to New York, why not choose a different, creative type of accommodation, such as the Hotel Americano, designed by Mexico-based hotelier practice....

Historic v Contemporary Georgia on My Mind – 320 East Jones St. Residence

Like all places south, Savannah, Georgia, has a particularly sunny kind of charm, somewhat rural, yet laden with historic sophistication. The three-bedroom home at 320 East....

Bridge House over Troubled Waters by Van Der merwe Miszewski Architects

The Bridge House, designed by South Africa’s esteemed Van Der merwe Miszewski Architects is a vacation house with a wild, unhindered sense of freedom, which stems from....

Alex Meitlis’s House in Savion Heralds Mediterranean Minimalism

Completed in January, 2011, in Savion, right outside Tel Aviv, Israel, Alex Meitlis’s ‘Savion House’ is a noble white vessel sailing across an ocean of deep natural....

Glass House No One Would Dare Throw Bricks At – Sentosa House, Singapore

Step inside this 12,000 square-meter Glass House created by Danny Chan and John Chan, of Hong Kong-based practice Beige Design. You will be instantly embraced by its tranquil....

Picasso’s Bather Morphs into Luxury Clifftop Villa in Dover Heights, Australia

The House Holman, designed and built by Durbach Block Architects, didn’t even need such a spectacular design. Its location is that arrestingly beautiful. The unusually....

Sun House a.k.a. Zen House – Guz Architects, Singapore

Look at the pictures of the Sun House, designed by Guz Architects in Singapore. It’s got ponds replete with greenery inside, overgrown grass atop the terraces, a crystal....

Green Within – Wohnzimmer House by Caramel Architekten, Vienna

The Wohnzimmer House, designed by Caramel Architekten in Vienna is the home to answer all your ‘if’s and quandaries. If you live in a cramped apartment, at the heart....

Graphic Adventures in Sao Paulo at Sumare House

Look closely at the Sumare House, designed by Isay Weinfeld Arquitectos, on the east side of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Can you tell who lives inside this 700-square-foot two-story....