The Deceiving Qual Hill House

Qual Hill House is a contemporary 3,400-square-foot residence situated in Amagasett, New York, USA. A playful deception in the owners’ lives inspired Bates Masi Architects when creating this house. The clients, addicted to art, were drawn to Vik Muniz’s art, a new artist who got his inspiration from pictures of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. The paintings were exquisite, but upon a closer look one could easily see that they were made of …

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Calistoga Residence Project by Strening Architects

Calistoga Residence is a beautiful, contemporary home situated in Napa County, California, USA. Strening Architects designed it for a couple from the Washington D.C. area. The architects transformed the original house, made of stucco boxes, which had no relationship with the outside area, by adding two outdoor loggias, one on the front and one on the back of the house. They connect the interior with the beautiful landscape, allowing the owners …

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Beautiful Tel Aviv Apartment by Lanciano Design

This beautiful apartment is located in Tel Aviv, Israel, and it was designed by Lanciano Design Studio. The loft, situated at the 25th floor, impresses with its amazing view of the sea and the crowded metropolis. The architects chose to use glass for the showers, toilets and bath rooms, to maximize the view and create an open space.  Although the flat is adorned with many rough accessories and even raw wood …

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Harborview Hills Mansion in Newport Beach, California

Harborview Hills is a beautiful contemporary mansion situated on a quiet street in Corona del Mar neighborhood, in Newport Beach, California, USA. Laidlaw Schultz Architects designed this unique and comfortable house for a growing family. The owners did not want to isolate the property between massive, tall walls, therefore only a simple line separates private from public. Once entering the courtyard through a woven-steel panel gateway, one is pleasantly surprised by …

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Lovelli Residence: Mediterranean-Style Dwelling in Bali

The owner of this spectacular house in Bali is an Italian jewelry designer and socialite who wanted a unique and fun home where living and entertaining guests would be a real pleasure. The architecture firm chosen to carry out this project was Word of Mouth. Called the Lovelli Residence, this superb white dwelling is set on a pretty small lot for its size, and offers approx. 3,230 square feet of space. …

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The Travertine Dream House from Singapore

Travertine Dream House is a beautiful, contemporary residence designed by Wallflower Architecture + Design Studio. The four-story house is located in Serangoon, a peaceful town in Singapore. The owners had some simple requirements for the architects. They wanted the house to be functional (to incorporate greenery and to maximize the usable area) and aesthetic (to use travertine for the architectural finish). The house has a simple design: two parallel blocks, which …

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Villa GM, a Tribute to Pierre Koenig

Part of a complex of houses situated in Marina di Ragusa, Villa GM impresses with its flawless design, with influences from the ‘50s. This is the period when John Entenza and his magazine “Art & Architecture” implemented the program of the Case Study Houses, by which he wanted to express the post war man’s life in the modern world. Villa GM is a tribute to Pierre Koenig, one of the most …

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Spectacular Penthouse in Mumbai by ZZ Architects

The overwhelmingly luxurious Mohani Duplex Penthouse was designed by Mumbai-based design studio ZZ Architects. It is a contemporary residence where opulence meets sophistication in a truly spectacular way. Only the best materials were used for this penthouse, giving every room bespoke elegance. A large glass dome ceiling in the living room keeps this house constantly flooded by natural light. All furnishings have been carefully selected to match the royal ambiance of …

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