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Sensational Glass-encased Jewel Box House in Beverly Hills

Situated high up among the treetops, on a private Beverly Hills estate is this spectacular Jewel Box House. The entirety of Downtown Los Angeles, Catalina and the coastline of Califor can be seen from this home in one unobstructed, sweeping view. Photos courtesy The Agency

 

Stunning Get-away Villa L’Escalet in France

Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea is Villa L’Escalet, an elegant home located in Saint Tropez, France. This 180 square meter villa was built with a 40 square meter infinity pool and only 5 minute-walk towards the beach. This villa was found in the Le Collectionist, a beautifully curated website containing luxury homes, exquisite places, private hotels and inspiring places around the world where inspiring and fascinating people have created a unique [...]

 

Awesome ‘Lucid Stead’ Installation by Phillip K. Smith III

American artist Phillip K. Smith III has created a unique installation dubbed as ‘Lucid Stead’ situated in the middle of the raw desert of Joshua Tree, California. Smith creatively transformed an existing homesteader shack into an awesome optical illusion by installing pieces of mirrors to the exterior of the shack. The mirrors then generate an illusion that makes the house look like partially invisible wherein its wooden roof and planks [...]

 

Sophisticated Wrights Road House by Charles Cunniffe Architects

Aspen-based studio Charles Cunniffe Architects have designed the Wrights Road House located in Aspen, Colorado. This sophisticated and thoughtful residence is a welcome retreat for all seasons. Description by Charles Cunniffe Architects: This 10,000 square foot residence on Red Mountain is nestled into the mountainside and opens to views in all directions. Warm yet contemporary materials create a nurturing home for the family. Carefully placed windows allows for ample natural light, while [...]

 

Contemporary Ribatejo House Built on a Low Hill by Atelier Nuno Lacerda Lopes

Atelier Nuno Lacerda Lopes have designed the Ribatejo House located in the most central of the traditional provinces of Portugal. This contemporary streamlined home was built on a low hill and wide landscape situated in Alentejo’s traditional farm which opens up to row of cork oaks and olive trees. Photos courtesy  Nelson Garrido

 

Astounding Fabric Reproduction of a Three-Storey Townhouse by Do Ho Suh

South Korean artist Do Hu Suh has created an amazing transparent fabric reproduction of a three-storey townhouse currently being featured in an exhibit at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul, Korea. Dubbed as ‘home within home within home within home within home’, the structure is a massive and sculptural space constructed from silk medium. It was inspired by the first home of the artist in Rhode Island, [...]

 

Cozy Seaside House in England by BGD Architects

BGD Architects have designed this wonderful traditional seaside residence located in Southport, Merseyside, England. Avid staycation-ers will love the fresh atmosphere of this home and its proximity to the sea. Photos courtesy BGD Architects

 

Safari-themed Los Angeles Residence by Ehrlich Architects

Ehrlich Architects have designed the Wolfe Residence located in Los Angeles, south of California. This 316 square meter home features sustainable landscaping and indigenous artwork in its interior. Description by Ehrlich Architects: This 316 sqm residence for an African art dealer/collector and his family is a rusting Cor-ten steel barn on a 50 ft x 145 ft urban infill lot. The sustainable house showcases the clients’ ever-changing collection of African [...]

 

Warm and Cozy Family Cottage in Canada by Superkül

True to its name, Toronto-based architectural and design practice Superkül has created a “super cool” cabin for a small family that is equally warm and cozy. Located in a lake near Bracebridge in Canada, the cottage blends well with nature given its exteriors composed of slatted cedar planks. Neutral colors fill the interiors that radiate the welcoming atmosphere of the whole place. [via inthralld]

 

Stunning Mustique Villas in the Islands of St Vincent and the Grenadines

Located in the islands of St Vincent and the Grenadines is the private Villas of Mustique where guests are treated with unequivocal hospitality and become charmed by the island life. The hotel is built like a staircase coming down the mountainside with rooms and entertainment areas facing the beautiful sea. Photos courtesy Mustique Island

 

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