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Fascinating concrete and glass villa on Hong Kong Island

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A majestic villa comprised of concrete, glass, stone and steel is perched high atop a rocky hillside overlooking the South China Sea, in the historic fishing village of Shek-O, Hong Kong Island. Olson Kundig Architects designed the home to maximize the breathtaking views of the property and the coastal scenery. Large expanses of glass helps […]



Amazing concrete pad immersed in Australian rainforest setting

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Set in a tropical rainforest setting in Queensland, Australia, the owner and designer of this project, architect Jesse Bennett along with his wife, interior designer Anne-Marie Campagnolo created an inspiring home that aims to enhance daily living. This elevated concrete pad is comprised of 3,013 square feet (280 square meters) of living space spread out over two levels. The […]

Stunning remodel in San Francisco opens to the outdoors

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An existing home of a couple of empty nesters has been given a new life by Butler Armsden Architects, located in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco, California. The couple had lived here since they were newlyweds, raised two children and had grown attached to their beloved home. So instead of trading their home in […]

Sleek, contemporary dwelling in Colorado features a glass bridge

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A beautiful contemporary home has been designed by CCY Architects in collaboration with interior designer Douglas Wittels, nestled in a heavily forested site of Avon, Colorado. The residence encompasses 7,000 square feet of living spaces, showcasing unparalleled views through extensive glass of not only distant mountain ranges but of a luxurious ski resort. Built in the midst of […]

Walls of glass capture sea views through a Malibu beach house

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The design team at Jamie Bush & Co. took a five-story beach house in Malibu, California from dark and dreary with awkwardly unusable spaces to a bright and airy home full of life. The homeowners wanted their spaces to feel like an art gallery, using their crisp white walls as a backdrop to highlight their colorful works […]

Two-story Bulgarian home partially buried into the hillside

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An architectural masterpiece of wood and glass, this two-story contemporary home designed by I/O Architects is perched hillside overlooking the skyline of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. Offering unparalleled views is one of this home’s many outstanding features, with the front facade overseeing the city, while the rear of the home showcases the mountains. The […]

Rammed earth house in Australia becomes a visionary design

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A farmhouse was purchased as a weekend retreat by a family who commissioned Robson Rak Architects to build a larger house on the 10-acre property in Merricks North, just outside of Melbourne, Australia. The new home was embedded into the ground, comprised of rammed earth, glass and steel. The architects created a rectangular shaped home […]

Amazing glass and steel pad with views over the Sunset Strip

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This two-story contemporary residence is beautiful mix of glass and steel that creates a sophisticated yet intimate atmosphere high above the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles, California. This luxurious private property is hidden behind gates that provides the ultimate in seclusion while providing breathtaking 270 degree views of the city below. The interiors feature three spacious bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms as […]

Cliffside dream home offers waterfront views of Bellingham Bay

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A contemporary waterfront property was designed for a father and his two children by architectural studio McClellan Architects, located along the bay in Bellingham, Washington. The homeowner wanted a home designed to advantage of its beautiful surroundings while at the same time melding with its natural environment. The home was built right into the cliffside, with the […]

Modern concrete house in the Chilean mountains

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This fascinating modern concrete dwelling was designed by Chilean architecture company Estudio Valdés Arquitectos, positioned high atop the rugged mountains of Chile. Nestled boldly on a mountaintop is this dramatic box-like concrete structure that forms a u-shape. Most of the dwelling is enclosed in floor-to-ceiling glass offering views and natural light. On one side of the house […]