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This is What a Combination of Energetic Wood, Delicate Stone & Glass is Capable of at the Selva Alegre Residence in Ecuador

This is What a Combination of Energetic Wood, Delicate Stone & Glass is Capable of at the Selva Alegre Residence in Ecuador

  Selva Alegre was created to take inspiration from its surrounding environment: the Andes Mountains in Ecuador. The project was seen as a modern version of the historic Spanish hacienda that dominates the mountainous landscapes from Columbia to Peru. The...

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Art House in the Birthplace of Silicon Valley: Back to Front & Inside Out with all Entertaining Spaces Connecting to the Courtyard

Art House in the Birthplace of Silicon Valley: Back to Front & Inside Out with all Entertaining Spaces Connecting to the Courtyard

When the lot adjacent to their house came on the market a few years ago, the owners saw an opportunity to expand beyond their small house in Palo Alto (leader in cutting-edge technological development) where they had lived for 20 years, raising their four children....

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Owners in the Untamed Spirit of the Wild West Share a Love for Disciplined Japanese Culture

Owners in the Untamed Spirit of the Wild West Share a Love for Disciplined Japanese Culture

  The four-bedroom home is arranged around a series of garden courtyards that complement the home’s sweeping views over a pond to the Tetons beyond, creating a setting the owner’s call Tengoku, Japanese for 'paradise'. Tengoku Residence embraces its natural...

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Yellowstone Residence: Like a Barnacle Clinging to its Precarious Perch in Big Sky, Montana

Yellowstone Residence: Like a Barnacle Clinging to its Precarious Perch in Big Sky, Montana

  Perched at 2, 470 metres on the side of a mountain in Montana’s Madison Range, the massing and materials of this house are sourced from the powerful landscape – as is its mood. The exterior of the house is a composition of Cor-ten steel and board-formed...

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Cues from the Sea & Sky in this Fusion of Two Styles that Celebrates a Site’s Natural Gifts

Cues from the Sea & Sky in this Fusion of Two Styles that Celebrates a Site’s Natural Gifts

  The expansive vista of wildflower-laden bluffs meeting the churning Pacific where gray whales seasonally leap from the waves is the unique and dynamic setting of this home for a couple with nostalgic connections to their East Coast roots and a newfound desire...

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A 1960s Residence is Reimagined and Hovers Over a Nature Reserve in California’s Bay Area

A 1960s Residence is Reimagined and Hovers Over a Nature Reserve in California’s Bay Area

  Affectionately dubbed the ‘doughnut house’, it had an open area in the centre containing an internal courtyard – entering the home involved first walking through and underneath it, followed by a spiral ascent to the main level courtyard. ‘We’d never seen...

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Dynamic Views & a Tactile Quality of Light Become the Amplified Phenomena at this Latitude Above Miami’s South Beach

Dynamic Views & a Tactile Quality of Light Become the Amplified Phenomena at this Latitude Above Miami’s South Beach

  Ocean Drive is a 568-square-metre single floor condominium unit within a new residential tower overlooking the Atlantic in Miami Beach, Florida. The clients are based in Seattle and travel often, but have deep roots in the panhandle and had been looking to...

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In the Business to Sell Lifestyles, Not Just Homes: Films Location Company Launches Property Investment Division & Equates ‘Normal’ with ‘Luxury’

In the Business to Sell Lifestyles, Not Just Homes: Films Location Company Launches Property Investment Division & Equates ‘Normal’ with ‘Luxury’

  The affluent real estate market in South Africa is vigorously competitive with over 60 estate agencies competing for sole mandates across the country. Buyers and sellers are looking for value-add, not only in the properties they purchase, but in the agency they...

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Step Inside GSQUARED‘s Unique Response to a European Family’s Dream of a Summer Holiday Retreat in Camps Bay

Step Inside GSQUARED‘s Unique Response to a European Family’s Dream of a Summer Holiday Retreat in Camps Bay

  Full height glazing provides unobstructed views of Camps Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Fluent open-plan living blurs the transition from the exterior to interior and vice versa. Situated on a steeply sloped site, sophisticated engineering solutions allow this...

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This Sensational Example of Tropical Minimalism in Hawaii Adopts Sliding Wood Screens, Carved Walls & More

This Sensational Example of Tropical Minimalism in Hawaii Adopts Sliding Wood Screens, Carved Walls & More

  Alongside a lava flow dating from 1801 on the leeward coast of Hawaii (Kohala), you’ll find this 963-square-metre residence that was designed to propose a modern interpretation of indigenous island architecture and a way to connect the clients to nature, the...

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No Turning Back: A Lockdown Project by Bomax in Bamboo Lane

No Turning Back: A Lockdown Project by Bomax in Bamboo Lane

  This appealing rebuild for a family of four involved the integration of a forest site, koi garden, tree house and path in the forest ravine estate Bamboo Lane of Hout Bay’s Scott Estate. The house was built using the existing structure of an old cottage and the...

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A Hillside’s Solid Limestone Excavation Gives this Country Wine Cave its Enigmatic Allure

A Hillside’s Solid Limestone Excavation Gives this Country Wine Cave its Enigmatic Allure

  Located at the eastern edge of the Texas Hill Country, this private wine cave serves as a destination along a secluded bend of the Blanco River. Excavated into the north face of a solid limestone hillside, this shotcrete lined tube is protected on the east and...

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Etched into a Cliff with Jaw-Dropping Views and Design Cues from River Curves, a Textural Landscape and Luxury Yachts

Etched into a Cliff with Jaw-Dropping Views and Design Cues from River Curves, a Textural Landscape and Luxury Yachts

  Overlooking the Swan River, Infinity Views is nestled into the cliffside above Perth’s sought-after Blackwall Reach. The structure and composition of this residence is extremely efficient by necessity. Conceived as a mechanism to communicate the expertise of...

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This U.S. Island Home’s Discreetly Striking Rural Narrative Harnesses Lightness from a Focus on Material Aspects

This U.S. Island Home’s Discreetly Striking Rural Narrative Harnesses Lightness from a Focus on Material Aspects

  Intentionally appearing low-key from the valley, as a courtesy to the pastoral farmlands below, this gracious architectural dream was designed as both retreat and part-time residence for a growing local family with strong local roots going back several...

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