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Sculptural home is a modern art form

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This corten steel and rock dwelling was constructed in 2002 by South African based architecture firm studioMAS. Westcliff Estate is located on a site that offers expansive views of Johannesburg and the Magaliesburg beyond. The landscape is interconnected with the building structure with its squat, mushroom shaped columns that are supporting a swimming pool above. […]

Luxury Peruvian beach home

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Cantilevered over the edge of a cliff, a glass box boldly hangs above the ocean, connecting desert, water and architecture. This stunning 5,700 square foot home, located in Punta Misterio, Peru has been designed by Longhi Architects. Contemporary stone tiles surround a lavish rooftop lap pool, creating a luxury oasis in this beautiful desert setting. […]

Exotic residence in the Honduras

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This gorgeous 11,830-square-foot residence is located in the center of Roatan, a 50-square-mile island about 30 miles off mainland Honduras. The home is called Casa de los Bahias(House of the Bays), aptly named for its views of two bays from its hilltop location. The home has so many beautiful features such as the double-height ceiling […]

Unique fairytale house in Puglia

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The New York Times voted Puglia as southern Italy’s most up-and-coming destinations and rightly so. Villa Santoro is located in the Valle d’Itria region, of Puglia with its rolling hills, meadows and ancient olive groves. Rebuilt by a Milanese and Austrian architect/designer duo, Bricchi-Marksteiner, this is a small masseria (farmhouse) that encompasses two trulli, witch-hat […]

Tantalizing tropical villa in Bali

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This unique weather beaten house, belonging to Annelies Audureau and her husband, Jean-Jacques, is just minutes from an idyllic Balinese beach in the town of Seminyak. Created together, the home appears as though it has been there forever, but is in fact quite new. The wooden structure once started as three separate traditional Indonesian Joglo […]

Stunning home makeover on a centuries old island

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Robert and Domitilla Peugeot hired architectural designer Claudio Modola to renovate their home on the Kenyan island of Lamu. This centuries old island, with an old town that is a UNESCO protected Cultural Heritage Site, is accessible only by boat or air, and cars are not allowed. Domitilla wanted to create spaces for entertaining. This […]

The ultimate in zen luxury living

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Along the west coast of the Phuket peninsula sits Villa Yin, a property owned by Laurent and Chantal Broda. Villa Yin boasts 6,500 square feet of indoor space and another 4,650 square feet of balconies, decking and outdoor space.The attention to detail is astounding. Sleek materials such as dark hardwood terracing, marble and granite highlight […]

Into the wild: African safari house

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A stunning house, magnificent in design and sitting majestically on the Lower Zambezi River of Zambia is the Chongwe River House. Designed by architect Neil Rocher, the house provides panoramic views of the river and the dramatic mountainous escarpment beyond it of the Lower Zambezi National Park. The four bedroom house has been ingeniously built […]

Suspended home over the Pacific Ocean

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This incredible retreat is perched hillside overlooking Catseye Bay on the secluded side of Hamilton Island, the crown jewel within the group of Whitsunday Islands, in the middle of the Great Barrier Reef of Australia. Ala Moana is named after the Hawaiian term “ocean pathways” a reference to the winding path that circumnavigates the house […]

Modern style beach home in Cabos: Casa Finisterra

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Gripping on the edge of a rock cliff, Casa Finisterra is located in Cabo San Lucas on a site above the ocean. Designed by Steven Harris Architects and decorated by Rees Roberts, it is a 9,000 square-foot, 5 bedroom, 7 bath out of this world fantasy home. Featuring stone patios, glass walls, and balconies overlooking […]

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