Known as “The Elrod House”, this John Lautner-designed five bedroom, five and a half bathroom residence was commissioned by designer Arthur Elrod in 1968 and has been featured in numerous books, magazines and museum exhibitions.
It is the iconic home perched at the very tip of the Southridge enclave, easily viewable throughout Palm Springs, California.
Organic shapes, monumental construction and world class design create an extraordinary experience of space that Lautner himself described as “timeless” architecture.
Millard House, also known as La Miniatura, is one of the four textile block houses designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
It was commissioned by rare book dealer Alice Millard, for whom Wright had already designed a home in Chicago in 1906.
Built in 1923 in Pasadena, California, the house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.
Designed by Irish studio ODOS architects, this house is located at the foot of a steep escarpment in the Wicklow hills in Ireland.
The 3,089 square foot house, with it’s elevated living accommodation, allows “the fluidity of the surrounding landscape remain uninterrupted, whilst also giving the occupant a raised vantage point from which to engage with nature.”
São Paulo-based studio SPBR Arquitetos has designed this gorgeous concrete residence in Ubatuba, one of the most important coastal cities in the state of São Paulo in Brazil.
The 3,660 square-foot home sits on a 180′ x 52′ lot. The design process started in 2004 and the house was completed in 2009.
San Diego-based architect Wallace E. Cunningham designed the Razor Residence, a four bedroom, six bathroom contemporary house made of glass, steel and white polished concrete.
Located in La Jolla, California, the 10,000 square-foot house has been first listed in May 2008 for a mere $39 million.
By admin • Apr 20, 2011
Located in Herzliya Pituah, a rich neighborhood on the western side of Herzliya, Israel, the 6,458 square-foot contemporary house was designed as a vacation home for a family living abroad.
Located in New Farm, an inner suburb of Brisbane, Australia, this superb concrete house was designed by local architect Architect Larry Weston.
The cleverly designed floor plan includes 3 bedrooms, study which could be easily used as a 4th bedroom, 2 bathrooms and multiple living and entertaining areas indoor and out.
“It’s quiet and private, with a mysterious yet modern charm making it perfect for the family.”
Located in a small village at the outskirts of Warsaw, Poland, the Safe house was designed by architectural firm KWK Promes with the aim to provide its residents a feeling of maximum security.
Completed in 2009, the two story concrete monolith residence offers approximately 6,100 square feet of spacious living areas, floor to ceiling windows, panoramic views of the surrounding landscape, and a beautiful indoor swimming pool.