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Nove 1 Twin Residences by Studio B Architects

By • Feb 22, 2011

Aspen-based architectural firm Studio B Architects has sent us some photos of the Nove 1 project.

Located in Aspen, Colorado, these two twin 3,500 square foot homes won the 2006 rocky mountain news architect choice award.

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Luxury Acquavilla Residence on Lake Travis in Texas

By • Feb 20, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Winn Wittman Architecture has renovated the Acquavilla Residence located on Lake Travis, near Austin in Texas.

This luxury home is a bit on the ostentatious side, but that’s the way both the client and the architect like it!

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Ultra Modern Residence For Two in New Zealand

By • Feb 17, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Patterson Associates sent us photos of the amazing Mai Mai House project.

Located in Auckland, New Zealand, and completed in 2008, this lovely two bedroom two bathroom residence was designed for a couple.

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416 Calle Cabo Pacifico Luxury Coastal House in Costa Rica

By • 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.

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Xiao-Yen’s House Transformation by Craig Steely

By • Feb 15, 2011 •  Selected Work 

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.

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Hurteau-Miller Cottage by Kariouk Associates

By • Feb 13, 2011

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.

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Luxury Fish House by Guz Architects

By • Feb 12, 2011 •  Selected Work 

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!

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Tiny Mini House by LineBox Studio

By • Feb 12, 2011

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.

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Stunning New Luxury Residence in Hawaii by Arri Lecron Architects

By • Feb 10, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Jewel of Kahana is a magnificent oceanfront estate on the Island of Maui, Hawaii.

Consisting of over 9,200 sq ft of flexible living space, this luxury residence is located between Kaanapali and Kapalua. The project was completed in late 2009 by Californian architecture firm Arri LeCron.

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Hunter Hills House by Stanic Harding

By • Feb 10, 2011

This contemporary single-family residence was designed by Australian architect firm Stanic Harding and is located in Hunter Hills, a suburb of Sydney, Australia.

The original house from the 50’s was totally remodeled in 2007 and is now a fresh, contemporary property.

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Modern LightHouse in Ottawa by Linebox Studio

By • Feb 9, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The “Lighthouse” was designed by Canadian architecture studio LineBox.

This modern city house (4,500 sq ft) was designed for a family of five members and is located in Lindenlea, one of the smallest neighborhoods of Ottawa, Canada.

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Yallingup Residence by Wright Feldhusen Architects

By • Feb 8, 2011

After the Indijup residence we featured last January, here is another dream house designed by Wright Feldhusen Architects.

Located in Yallingup, a town in the South West region of Western Australia, the Yallingup Residence is surrounded by an extensive landscaped garden.

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Leblon House by Progetto Architetura & Interiores

By • Feb 7, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Gisele Taranto and Izabela Lessa have teamed up and founded Progetto Architetura & Interiores in 1998.

They both designed this contemporary residence which is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

This single-family residence was completed in 2006 and has a floor area of 8,000 sq ft.

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Eco-Friendly Modern House in Los Angeles

By • Feb 6, 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.

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Warringah House by Corben Architects

By • Feb 6, 2011

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.

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Before & After – Colville remodel by Pb Elemental Design

By • Feb 5, 2011

The Colville house was originally built in 1902 in dutch colonial. The single-family two story residence is located in the Leschi area of Seattle, Washington.

The owners hired Pb Elemental to completely remodel the house and give it a more contemporary look and feel.

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“The Villa” in London by Harrison Varma

By • Feb 3, 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!”

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