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Absolutely breathtaking historical estate in rural Pennsylvania

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This stunning  redevelopment of a private estate is situated on 640 acres of agricultural land in rural Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, offering a modern interpretation of historic stone structures to reconfigure and connect interior and exterior spaces. The 60,000 square foot structure took three years to complete and includes buildings dating back to the early 1800s. Encompassing 14 […]



Mountainside Mallorca home showcases mesmerizing sea views

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A contemporary house perched in the mountains was created by the architect Miquel Lacomba, located in Pollença, a town on the island of Mallorca. This fabulous home was designed to conform to its landscape, nestled high in the mountains overlooking the bay of cala de Sant Vicenç. The project found its main difficulty with the steep terrain […]

Modern stone and glass mountain retreat in New Zealand

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A small stone and glass dwelling designed by Fearon Hay Architects is nestled high on a mountain next to Lake Wakatipu on the South Island of New Zealand. Providing an all-season retreat for a young family, the box-like shelter melds into its landscape, clad with locally sourced schist stone. Entryway into the home is accessed from above, […]

Countryside home infused with rusticity in the Spanish mountains

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This fascinating countryside house has been beautifully transformed both inside and out by home decoration studio Luzio, located in the mountains of Spain. The interiors are characterized by elements of nature and natural woods, infusing the home with comfort and warmth. The use of fine materials, brown tones and patterned fabrics adds charm and personality. […]

Modern barn-inspired home filled with light in Austin

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Best described as a modern barn, this spacious and sun-drenched family home by Paul Lamb Architects is perched on a hill overlooking the city of Austin, Texas. The hillside property is on uneven ground, so the home was designed on multiple levels, with balconies at the rear to take advantage of the spectacular views. Upon entryway into the home, […]

Enchanting Tuscan farmhouse with modern-rustic details

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A beautiful stone farmhouse was renovated by French interior architecture studio D. Mesure, nestled on a sprawling property of rolling hills in Tuscany, Italy. This magical home is as elegant on the outside as it is in the inside, featuring welcoming outdoor living spaces and an expansive swimming pool. Upon entrance into this breathtaking villa, travertine flooring […]

Stone and glass home in Aspen surrounded by trees

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A two-story contemporary mountain dwelling comprised of stone and glass has been designed by Charles Cunniffe Architects, located in Aspen, Colorado. Paralleling the Rio Grande River, the exterior facade of this dramatic home was constructed with no maintenance materials of glass, stone, Resysta panels and stucco. The design caters to the inviting sights and sounds of the river, […]

Sumptuous ski chalet in the mountains of Switzerland

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A fascinating snow topped ski chalet in the mountains of beautiful Switzerland was designed by London-based interior design studio Louise Jones Interiors. This sumptuous two-story home wood and stone clad exterior facade features plenty of windows to bring natural light into the spaces and allow its habitants spectacular views out towards the surrounding rugged landscape. Inside, a […]

Charming stone-clad Spanish home infused with inviting interiors

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This newly designed home in Spain features bright, inviting interior spaces that are infused with warmth and personality, designed by Lizarriturry Tuneu Architects. With sun-kissed rooms, this charming home follows traditional architectural principles, following guidelines of site orientation, locally sourced materials and carefully planned distribution of spaces.  The finished result is a bright, comfortable and naturally well heated and ventilated […]

50 Sensational stone fireplaces to warm your senses

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A stone fireplace can greatly enhance any home’s design aesthetic, exuding a rustic elegance that makes your space feel warm and extremely comfortable. It will inevitably be the focal point of any room, being a work of art in of itself and serving as a wonderful decorative element. Stone fireplaces can look stunning with any design style, but […]