Category Archives: Houses

The Lavish Tenaya Residence in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a perfect city for opulent living. One of the most outstanding residences here was recently completed by DesignCell, a local architecture studio. They finished the project in 2011, and now the house is for sale on Luxury Homes of Las Vegas, with a price that reflects its luxe character: $2.5 million. Called Tenaya Residence, this is a lavish home with five bedrooms, five bathrooms, a vast living area, …

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The Stunning Cliff House by Mark Dziewulski Architect

The Cliff House is a spectacular contemporary residence designed by Mark Dziewulski Architect, and located in Incline Village, Crystal Bay, Nevada. The owners called it The Lake House, because it overlooks the beautiful Lake Tahoe. The architects completed the project in 2010, after almost four years of work. They chose concrete, steel and glass as main materials for this project. The result was a beautiful five-story contemporary residence with four bedrooms …

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Casa la Roca Luxury Residence in Valle de Bravo, Mexico

Casa la Roca is a remarkable project completed by Parque Humano design studio in 2011. It is located in Valle de Bravo, a tourist town in Mexico. The stunning two-storey residence features a lovely open plan kitchen and dining area, and beautifully appointed rooms on both levels, but probably its most alluring feature are the breathtaking views it offers over the Sierra Gordo Natural Reserve. Its huge windows and glass doors …

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The Lovely Eco-Friendly Villa BH by Whim Architecture

Completed in 2010 by Whim Architecture, this lovely contemporary home is an environmentally friendly dwelling owned by a couple of 60+. It is called Villa BH and it is located in Burgh-Haamstede, the Netherlands. It is a one-level residence built around a lovely patio. This enclosed area offers privacy and a wonderful experience of light and space. The indoors-outdoors transition is seamless, thus facilitating a continuous communication between dwellers and nature. …

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The Luxurious Ocean Guest House in Bridgehampton

Located in Bridgehampton, New York, this lovely contemporary guest home is another praiseworthy Stelle Architects project. It is called the Ocean Guest House, and it is a sophisticated dwelling that combines efficiency with luxury and comfort. With a  clean, urbane architecture, the house seems to be blending with the green surroundings. The large patio encourages an uninterrupted communication with nature, just as the glass panels of the terrace manage to keep …

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House on Bay: A Beautiful Contemporary Residence in Russia

House on the Bay is a two-story residence completed in 2010 by Andrey Tiguntsev, a Russian architect. The house is located in Mill Fold village, on Irkutsk Reservoir in Russia. Combining contemporary and traditional architecture, this project impresses with its overwhelming openness. It has a shiny glass façade that ensures an uninterrupted interior-exterior communication. This glazed façade also works as a very efficient means of keeping the cold Russian temperatures from …

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House S by CHIRST.CHIRST. Associated Architects

Located in Wiesbaden, Germany, this remarkable contemporary residence was once a bungalow, built in the ‘60s by architect Wilfried Hilger. Several decades later, German studio CHIRST.CHIRST. Associated Architects renovated the house and added an extra level on the cantilevered roof. Called House S, the residence is now used by a family of four. The flat roof area was transformed into a special building site on which three independent “boxes” were placed. …

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CG House in Monterrey by GLR Arquitectos

Resting on a generous 17,250-square-foot property, CG House is a stunningly beautiful home created by GLR Arquitectos. The site is right next to the Sierra Madre mountains in Monterrey, Mexico. Completed in 2009, the residence boasts 10,650 square feet of spaces, all beautifully decorated in an elegant contemporary style. The steep slope on which the CG House was built was both a challenge and an opportunity for the architects. They had …

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