By admin • Feb 17, 2011
This expansive 5,600 square foot architectural masterpiece, with 4,300 under roof and 1,300 of outdoor living and deck space, is nestled between jungle flora and a tropical coastal canyon, on the western facing hillside of Peninsula Papagayo in Costa Rica.
Generous interior and exterior entertainment areas flow seamlessly making this the perfect spot for relaxing poolside siestas.
The Xian-Yen’s House is located in San Francisco, California.
This 3,500 sq ft two-unit residence was heavily remodeled in 2010 by Craig Steely Architecture.
According to Craig Steely, ” the extensive remodel of the house began by tearing away the substandard remodeling that had taken place over the past 100 years and replacing it with spaces more appropriate to the client’s program.
Ottawa-based studio Kariouk Associates has completed the Hurteau-Miller project in 2010.
Located in Val-des-Monts, Québec in Canada, this single-family cottage is designed for a couple with a young son; the residence will serve as a center-point for the gatherings of a greatly extended family and will one day become the family’s primary residence.
The Fish House, located in Singapore, was designed by Guz Architects.
Singapore is well known for its hot and humid climate: that’s why this luxury residence (5,800 sq ft) features natural ventilation, a green roof and large windows.
From its amazing views to the ocean to its stunning James Bond glass media room in the basement, this residence has it all!
Mini House sits on a small and narrow lot on Craven Road, in the ‘Tiny Town’ neighborhood of Toronto, Canada.
Designed by Canadian architect firm LineBox Studio, this small detached home (566 sq ft!) was built in 2009.
The client’s vision was a compact, industrial Loft like structure to fit on the existing lot.
Transforming the clients vision of a loft style environment into a compact fully detached home was accomplished by LineBox Studio through the use of 17ft ceilings, exposed plumbing and electrical elements, thoughtfully placed windows.
By admin • Feb 8, 2011
Perched on the bluffs of Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California, the Vicino House features spectacular 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean and Santa Monica Bay.
Originally built in the mid 1950’s, this major renovation adds new square footage (for a total of 3,000 sq ft) to the original structure and incorporates a range of exceptional design features emphasizing green products and energy efficiency throughout the home.
This Contemporary house was build in 2008 and designed by Corben Architects.
Located on Warringah Road in Sidney, Australia, this single-family residence was built in 2008, and has four bedrooms.
The architects designed this three-story house (3,800 sq ft) to take maximum advantage of outstanding views over Middle Harbour and maintain absolute privacy to the adjacent neighbors.
By admin • Feb 5, 2011
The Villa in Courtenay Avenue, London, was designed and built by London property developers Harrison Varma.
Consisting of 11,200 sq ft of flexible living space, this luxury residence is located in a private road with 24/7 guarded security.
The specification includes 7 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, 3 reception rooms, a cinema, an indoor pool and gym, staff quarters, and underground car parking for 2 cars.
As mentioned by Anil and Marisa Varma, this house is “everything you need for a perfect London life!”