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A hidden refuge in the cliffs of Santorini

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The mood at Mystique Resort in Santorini, Greece is one of laid-back luxury. Only one thing should be able to distract you from the tranquility of the sea and the breath-taking vistas of the caldera cliffs, and that’s your partner. The resort offers over 21,500 square feet (2000 square meters) of luxurious landscape and eighteen […]

Rustic beach house in Brazil

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Architects Bernardes + Jacobsen designed a tropical house in an area of forested mountains and vegetal profusion, on the Brazilian fjord of Saco do Mamanguá. The area is so remote that the family can only reach its house by boat or helicopter. The home was built as a weekend vacation home for a couple from […]

Breathtaking modern lake house in Texas

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The Peninsula Residence was designed by Bercy Chen Studio and has a privileged location that allows beautiful views of Lake Austin, Texas. This is a remodel of a 1980’s home which initially did not take advantage of the views to the lake and Mount Bonnell, nor did it respect the ecological sensitivity of its site. […]

Living in paradise on the island of Mykonos

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This summer vacation home is located on Mykonos Island, in Greece. Situated in Kanalia an exclusive residential and private part of the island, it is a 2,153 square feet (200 sqm) gem that as soon as you step on the premises you feel that you are part of a more unique, boutique hotel like lifestyle. […]

Wooded home tucked into a nature preserve

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The McLeod residence is a stunning 1,500 square foot building, tucked into a thicket of trees at the edge of a local nature preserve in Middlebury, Vermont. Designed by John McLeod Architect, it is a modest single story at the west end facing the road, in keeping with the scale of the neighborhood. It climbs […]

Getaway to this mystical villa in the Greek Isles

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The luxury Porto Zante Villas & Spa is an exclusive resort of chic and contemporary villas located on a private sandy beach on the beautiful island of Zakynthos in Greece, famous for its turquoise waters and Venetian villages, Porto Zante is a boutique luxury hotel comprising luxury private pool villas at the water’s edge. Guests […]

An impressive contemporary home in Stockholm

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This stunning residence is an impressive project from Upgrade Living, a design and construction company in Sweden. The lovely apartment is located in Stockholm, in the Ostermalm district and was designed by Mats Gustafson. It spans over an area of 1,938 square feet (180 square meters) and features two patios (one that can host 10 […]

The most amazing glass house ever!

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This sensational house is situated on a 43,055 square foot (4,000 square meter) site in Johannesburg, South Africa, with a total floor area of 26,910 square feet (2,500 square meters). The owner requested Nico Van Der Meulen Architects to design a modern, glamorous, open plan, light-filled house with views from all rooms into the garden. […]

Cappadocia retreat with incredibly dramatic views

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The Argos in Cappadocia is a stunning retreat set high up in the heart of the ancient village of Uchisar in Turkey, and enjoys wonderful views over the haunting landscape of the Cappadocian valleys, over to the distant impressive Mount Erciyes. Originally a monastery, then a caravanserai and a linseed oil factory, the manager Yasemin […]

A wooded glass pavilion in the forest

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The spectacular Lake Forest Park Residence is a renovation of an existing 1950’s Northwest Contemporary house on a secluded, wooded site about 25 miles north of Seattle, Washington designed by Finne Architects. With extensive new windows and glazed roof monitors, the renovated house appears to be a glass pavilion in the forest. The floor plan […]