Surreal Hayes Residence amid the West Virginia Forest by Travis Price Architects

Travis Price Architects  designed the Hayes Residence, a surreal home amid a forest located in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. Description by Travis Price Architects: The home is a path through the West Va hills. The path splits and meanders to know where… to know where nothing is left but self and nature. The cloak of nature and soul are equally in harmony punctured by growth and rebirth all afloat. Swaying [...]

 

Breathtaking Photos of the Alps by Karol Nienartowicz

Polish photographer, Karol Nienartowicz, offers a breathtaking series of his photos captured in the highest European mountains – the Alps. “During these wild trips I sleep in a tent that I always set in places with outstanding scenery, often remote and difficult to reach, where I can take pictures of sunrises and sunsets. I tend to avoid crowded places and popular routes. I’m not afraid to take risk by going [...]

 

Gorgeous Northwest Harbor Home Between Freshwater Wetlands and a Tidal Estuary in New York by Bates Masi Architects

Bates Masi Architects designed this gorgeous home located in East Hampton, New York. The residence rests between freshwater wetlands and a tidal estuary that is six feet above sea level. Description by Bates Masi Architects: Straddling freshwater wetlands and a tidal estuary just six feet above sea level, this house’s site demands extraordinary sensitivity to environmental concerns. Local zoning restricts the structure’s maximum coverage and proximity to wetland areas, while [...]

 

Scenic Lookout House Overlooking Tasman Island

Australia-based architectural firm Room 11 completed the Lookout House in 2013 with fascinating views of Tasman Island and the Southern Ocean. Description by Room 11: Positioned on a previously cleared site with views towards Tasman Island and the Southern Ocean beyond, this project takes the farmhouse typology and transforms it into a hybrid courtyard house. Visitors enter through a covered threshold, experiencing views into the treed courtyard and the sea [...]

 

Unique Apartment in Ukraine with Vertical Wall Gardens by SVOYA Studio

SVOYA Studio designed this unique apartment located in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine with an eclectic interior and fascinating vertical wall gardens in the main living area. [via design-milk]

 

Huis voor Patrick Private Residence in Belgium by LOW Architecten

Architecture and design office LOW Architecten designed the Huis voor Patrick, a private residence located in Antwerp, Belgium that keeps its residents in touch with nature. Description by LOW Architecten: NATURE AND LIGHT In a wooded area in the town of Keerbergen, LOW architecten designs a private dwelling on one single level. The owner’s wish was to build a house with a plain structure and to live in touch with [...]

 

Pristinely White Casa MO in Chile by Gonzalo Mardones Viviani

Architect Gonzalo Mardones Viviani designed Casa MO, a pristinely white coastal home located in the seaside town of Zapallar, Chile. Description by the architect: The house is buried with clearly no intention to interrupt the wonderful view to the horizon from the public road so it is accessed by stairs and ramps going deep into the mountain to discover again – from inside the house – the sea, coast and [...]

 

Stunning Ion Hotel in Iceland by Minarc Architects

Award-winning and internationally recognized design studio Minarc Architects built the Ion Hotel located in Iceland, near Thingvellir national park. The concept of the architects was ‘to create a hotel experience as dramatic and otherworldly as the natural Icelandic surroundings, where the built and natural environments can coexist, integrate, even synergies’. [via ignant]

 

Beautiful El Carajo House in Colombia by Obranegra Arquitectos

Obranegra Arquitectos designed the El Carajo house, a private residence located in El Retiro, Antioquia, Colombia. Description by Obranegra Arquitectos: El Carajo house is located in Los Salados ecological park in La Fe dam, 30 miles south-east of Medellin. Its core values are rooted in respectful dialogue with the environment, promoting multiple relationships with the landscape and in the translation of elements of traditional architecture, in line with the demands of [...]

 

Enchanting Photographic Series of Petros Koublis Featuring the Greek Island Santorini

Professional photographer Petros Koublis offers an enchanting photo series that reveal a different face of Santorini featuring its hidden aspects and less known parts. Description by Petros Koublis: The project was commissioned by Vedema, a Luxury Collection Resort, one of Santorini’s most unique and prestigious hotels, built around a 400 year old winery made of dark volcanic stones. The hotel is located in the southern part of the island, in the [...]