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Mercer Hotel Barcelona by Rafael Moneo

By • Jan 4, 2013 •  Selected Work 

Spanish architect Rafael Moneo has designed the Mercer Hotel Barcelona.

Completed in 2012, this exclusive contemporary hotel is part of a historical monument located in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona, Spain.

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House in Yamasaki by Tato Architects

By • Jan 1, 2013

This modern home by Tato Architects is a 2012 project that is located in Yamasaki, Prefettura di Hyōgo, Japan.

The upper level is composed of three translucent, shed-like structures for the guestroom, bathroom, and sun room.

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Mirante do Horto House by Flavio Castro

By • Dec 31, 2012

Brazilian architect Flavio Castro has designed the Mirante do Horto House.

Completed in 2010, this 3,229 square foot contemporary home is located in São Paulo, Brazil.

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Fly House by Espai Fly

By • Dec 28, 2012

Spanish design firm Espai Fly created this contemporary residence in 2012 for a client located in Palma di Maiorca, Spain.

The project has a focus on the efficient use of space so that it feels comfortable and open in spite of its size.

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House in Travessa de Patrocinio by Luís Rebelo de Andrade, Tiago Rebelo de Andrade, and Manuel Cachão Tojal

By • Dec 27, 2012 •  Selected Work 

Luís Rebelo de Andrade, Tiago Rebelo de Andrade, and Manuel Cachão Tojal collaborated on this contemporary home in 2012 for a client located in Travessa do Patrocínio, Lisbon, Portugal.

Its exterior is dominated by an assortment of Iberian and Mediterranean plants, providing color and texture to an otherwise minimalist design.

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Mandarin Oriental Paris by Wilmotte & Associés S.A.

By • Dec 26, 2012 •  Selected Work 

This contemporary hotel was created by Wilmotte & Associés S.A. in 2012 for Mandarin Oriental’s Paris, France location.

Its many features include views of the Eiffel Tower, a spa, gymnasium, and world class service.

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Shaker Heights House by Dimit Architects

By • Dec 26, 2012

Dimit Architects created this contemporary residence in 2012 for a family living in Shaker Heights, Columbus Ohio, USA.

Bold choices in furniture, wall hangings, and other decor gives unique character to the otherwise sleek design.

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AR House by Campuzano Architects

By • Dec 19, 2012

This contemporary home by Campuzano Architects is a 2012 project that is located in La Calera, Colombia.

The outdoor spaces have a ship-like design with upper and lower “decks” that allow occupants to enjoy 360 degree views as well as intimate alfresco living.

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House Extension in Prague by Martin Cenek Architecture

By • Dec 1, 2012

This contemporary home was once a dilapidated structure located in Veleslavín, Prague, Czech Republic that offered views of the city.

In 2012, Martin Cenek Architecture brought it back to life as a spacious and energy efficient residence complete with three stories, a pool, and a roof-top terrace.

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Watermill Houses by 1100 Architect

By • Nov 21, 2012

New York City-based studio 1100 Architect has completed the Watermill Houses project in 2008.

This two story contemporary residence is located in Watermill, a hamlet of the Town of Southampton in Suffolk County, New York, USA.

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The SayBoat by Milan Řídký

By • Nov 20, 2012 •  Selected Work 

This contemporary houseboat by Milan Řídký is located in Marina Vltava, Nelahozeves, Czech Republic.

It is a 2012 project that was designed to be livable all year-round.

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Atelier House by Alistair Downie

By • Nov 17, 2012

Atelier House is a stunning Caribbean retreat designed by architect Alistair Downie of Harper Downie, in collaboration with London-based interior designer Amanda Snow.

Recently completed, this four bedroom, four and a half bath, contemporary home is located in Carlton, Barbados and is currently on the market for sale, offered at $5.25 million.

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Skycourt House by Keiji Ashizawa Design

By • Nov 8, 2012

This contemporary renovation project in Tokyo, Japan evolved from a original structure built in the mid to late 1980’s ( a period known as the Japanese asset price bubble or ‘bubble era’).

The original house was cramped and dark, so, in 2011, the owners commissioned Keiji Ashizawa Design to create something fresh and modern.

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JPGN Residence by Danilo Matoso Macedo

By • Nov 7, 2012

Danilo Matoso Macedo created this contemporary home in 2012 for a young couple living in Brasília, Brazil.

The structure’s wrap-around deck provides panoramic views of the landscape, and, the house itself is adaptable to family life, should the owners have children.

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Sky Garden House by Keiji Ashizawa Design

By • Oct 31, 2012

This contemporary, two-family residence was created by Keiji Ashizawa Design in 2010 and is located in Tokyo, Japan.

The house features a glass-enclosed air shaft running through its center to provide natural light while maintaining privacy from the outside.

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Razel Residence by SaaB Architects

By • Oct 29, 2012

SaaB Architects  created this project in 2008 to truly reflect the colorful and artistic personalities of the clients.

It is located in Azriel, Hasharon, Israel.

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20th Street Residence by SF-OSL

By • Oct 25, 2012

This contemporary home, located in San Francisco, California, USA, is a 2012 renovation project by SF-OSL.

Since the original structure had been designated as a historical landmark, there were restrictions as to what changes could be made.

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