By Magaly • May 26, 2017
This wonderful structure, which was designed to have a vertical shape and be a place where gardens and glass walls meet between the two main concrete façades, is a magnificent idea that improves the microclimate, giving not only abundant natural light, but also adequate ventilation to each of the rooms that comprise it.
By Magaly • May 25, 2017
This project, located in Tehran, Iran, was completed by the architectural firm Kourosh Rafiey Architectural Design Studio (KRDS). This swimming pool & spa is located in a private garden which is surrounded by green areas and pine trees. Perched atop a small hill and surrounded by green gardens, it has wonderful views over the city.
By Magaly • May 23, 2017
This wonderful building is located in Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand. In an area surrounded by towering hills and at the foot of a beautiful harbor, Dunedin is one of the best-preserved Victorian and Edwardian cities in the Southern Hemisphere. Its main attraction are the wonderful views of the circling mountains.
By Magaly • May 17, 2017
Surely for safari lovers, this hotel will be on their list of places to visit; if you truly enjoy living in constant contact with nature’s finest, there is no better way to do it than from the comfort of this hotel’s premises, which gives direct contact to nature as well as having the same soothing aspects available in the mundane world.
This residential project was designed by the architectural firm Line Design Architects, based in Kuwait. The most distinctive feature of the project came from the challenge of incorporating an urban garden as part of the exterior into the courtyard within the scheme.
By Magaly • May 12, 2017
By Magaly • May 11, 2017
Located on the coast of the Kanagawa prefecture, which is part of the Kantō Region on the island of Honshu, in Japan, and is the most populated prefecture in the country after Tokyo, this two-storey holiday home is embedded on the coastal slope where the ocean and the rocks meet. The scenic location is a calm respite for the owner and his family to retreat to during the weekends and holidays. The project was completed by Nobuo Araki / the archetype.
Located on the slopes of the Franklin Mountains in Texas, USA, this wonderful residence was designed by the Tucson-based studio Hazel Baker. Rising 2,500 feet above the Rio Grande River Valley, it has adapted to the site’s undulating and steep topography, with the three-storey home maintaining a direct connection to the outside at each level.
By Magaly • May 5, 2017
This marvelous villa—which rises majestically from the hills of Lugano, the Swiss-Italian city, boasting incredible views from the Lugano Lake to the mountains of Capriasca, in Switzerland—was designed by the architectural firm Attilio Panzeri & Partners in 2013 and has a total area of 412 meters squared.