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Impressive river house in Sydney

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This sensational River House is located in Sydney, Australia designed by MCK Architects. The site itself provided both the greatest opportunities, and the largest constraints to the design. It is both steep and awkwardly shaped, but retains magnificent North facing panoramic views over the Lane Cove River. The air-space was therefore utilized to gain additional […]

Stunning glass farmhouse by Olson Kundig Architects

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Located in Northeast Oregon, this small house was conceived by Olson Kundig Architects as a contemporary glass box that floats atop the surrounding wheat fields. The design of the house and the accompanying wood-frame barn responds to the local vernacular of barns and farmhouses in the Pacific Northwest while responding to the client’s deep interest […]

Mansion on Central Park West

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Built in 1887 by William Noble and architect Edward J. Angell, this mansion is one of few remaining single residences on Central Park, New York. Contemporary grandeur juxtaposes historic prewar details in this magnificent architectural masterpiece. The parlor floor and living area boast double-height ceilings and gallery-size walls for art. Great room is flooded with […]

Contemporary home with ocean views

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This stunning contemporary residence is located in Brentwood district of Los Angeles, California, a once in a lifetime opportunity. Situated on an 11,000 square foot site in the most populous city in California, this contemporary home has a lot of wonderful features and gorgeous views of the ocean. With six bedrooms, nine and a half […]

Mid-Century modern in California

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Built in 1923 in Pasadena, California, the house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. Recognized by Wright as his earliest “Usonian” house, La Miniatura is also the first residence to utilize Frank Lloyd Wright’s highly inventive textile block building system. The Millard House is internationally recognized as one of the […]

Luxurious retreat on a tropical paradise

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Amancaya is an exquisite luxury villa located on the heights of Anse des Cayes, St. Barts. Dominating one of the few virgin spots of the island, Amancaya overlooks the bay of Anse des Lezards and offers you a truly amazing view. Sheltered by a luxurious tropical garden, Amancaya is a relaxing place where you can […]

A contemporary Barcelona residence

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This spectacular three level residence in Ciudad Condal, Barcelona resembles the British style but is surprisingly modern. Small balustrades, columns and doors with arches frame the entrance to the house, with a small cozy courtyard, which serves as the garden. This avant-garde interior, with amazing architectural solutions was designed by architect Joan Sandoval Amat, who […]

Beach House Maldives

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Hidden in the unspoiled atolls of the north, The Beach House Maldives combines local flavor with global sophistication. Exclusively chic and wonderfully laid-back, this Maldives luxury resort upholds the highest standards of modern luxury whilst maintaining indigenous traditions and an authentic island ambiance. This idyllic retreat sits on an exclusive 35 acre private island fringed […]

Ultra-modern hillside house: Casa Barone

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An existing summer house on a steep continuous slope was the starting point for this project. Casa Barone is an ultra-modern hillside house designed by Sweden architects WRB. The old house sat in the middle of the property leaving only unusable narrow and highly sloping ground around it. A main issue was therefore to regain […]

Suncrest Residence on beautiful Orcas Island

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Located in Orcas Island, Washington, the 3,000 square foot Suncrest Residence sits among trees, rocks, ponds, and bald eagle nests. Heliotrope Architects designed this new residence located on a pristine 26 acre site comprised of a mature Douglas fir and pacific madrone forest, with occasional rocky clearings and several small ponds. The site is ecologically […]