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The Razor Residence by Wallace E. Cunningham

By • Apr 26, 2011 •  Selected Work 

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.

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Como Uma Ubud Resort in Bali

By • Apr 15, 2011

Uma Ubud is a luxury 29 room boutique hotel offering exceptional style on Bali in Indonesia. Uma Ubud is hidden on the fringe of Ubud, a small town and Bali’s cultural hub, overlooking the Tjampuhan Valley.

Not only does Uma Ubud reflect Como Hotels and Resorts’ philosophy of quiet comfort in culture-rich locations; this inland retreat is also dedicated to health, adventure and spiritual exploration.

The resort feels like a rural home in the hills with narrow paths leading between rooms and suites and their small, walled tropical gardens.

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Stunning Coastal House in Costa Rica by SPG Architects

By • Apr 11, 2011

SPG Architects transformed an abandoned steel frame and concrete slab structure erected on a remote Costa Rican coastal hillside into a five-level, indoor-outdoor residence on a rain-forested mountainside overlooking the Golfo Dulce in Costa Rica.

Located on a rain-forested site that overlooks the Pacific Ocean, the 18,000 square foot house is “environmentally sensitive, technologically advanced, and modernist by design.

Although the structure was beautifully sited, it needed considerable re-thinking to become a viable and beautiful home. “

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Casa Son Vida 2 by tecArchitecture

By • Apr 10, 2011

Adjacent to the original is Casa Son Vida 2, the second villa designed by tecArchitecture and built in 2010 by developer Cosmopolitan Estates.

Located near Palma de Mallorca in the exclusive Son Vida community, The 6,460 square-foot home is sits on a large private plot.

Structurally a box, this residence is anything but square.

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Stunning Lake House by John Robert Nilsson

By • Apr 8, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Villa Abborrkroken was designed by Swedish architect John Robert Nilsson in 2008.

Suspended on a rocky plateau 75 feet above the sea, this dream home is a 2,700 square-foot masterpiece of international architecture, built with inspiration and style.

Located in the archipelago of Värmdö, a Municipality in Stockholm County, Sweden, the house hit the market last year for $4,600,000.

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Grace Santorini Hotel by Divercity and mplusm Architects

By • Apr 8, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Grace Santorini is an exclusive 20-room hotel and a member of the award winning Grace Hotels Group. Designed by Athens-based studio Divercity Architects in collaboration with mplusm.

The hotel is included in Tatler’s 2011 list of the 101 Best Hotels in the World.

Located in the beautiful setting of Imerovigli in the northwest of the island, high above the Caldera, the Grace Santorini is the perfect vantage point from which to view the famed Santorini sunsets that envelop the Aegean Sea, and the Cyclades Islands.

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Villa Mayana in Costa Rica

By • Apr 4, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Designed by architect Enrique Barascout, Villa Mayana is a luxurious residence located near Hermosa Beach in Costa Rica.

Completed in 2010, the villa is nestled high atop the 75-acre Achiote Private Reserve with magnificent ocean views while being just steps from the beach.

Villa Mayana provides its guests with the comfort of a five-star resort, while maintaining privacy for the ultimate Costa Rican vacation experience.

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The Christopher Hotel in St. Barts

By • Mar 31, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Hotel Christopher is located in Pointe Milou, a hilly residential section on the fabulously chic island of St. Barthélemy in the French West Indies.

St. Barts has become one of the most elegant and highly prized island resorts in the Caribbean and attracts enlightened travelers searching for an exclusive holiday.

The hotel was heavily renovated in 2010 with the help of local designer Cristina Rodriguez.

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Como Shambhala Resort in Bali

By • Mar 18, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Como Shambhala Estate is located amidst the serenity of Bali’s stunning landscape, close to Ubud, Bali’s creative and cultural center.

Accommodations are a mix of contemporary design and indigenous detailing, with houses dramatically inset into the forest, in jade-green clearings and above the River Ayung.

Each is different from the next, with subtle shifts in mood, view and spirit.

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Blue Jay Residence Interior by Lori Dennis

By • Mar 16, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Lori Dennis has designed the interior of the Blue Jay Residence, located just above the Sunset Strip in one of the prestigious “Bird Streets” of Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles.

Walls of glass in every room open to patios and balconies throughout and out to sensational views from Downtown to the Ocean.

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Ocean House in Hawaii by Olson Kundig Architects

By • Feb 22, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Olson Kundig Architects have completed the Ocean House project on the Big Island in Hawaii and were kind enough to send us some high quality photos of this dream home.

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