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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Superb Luxury Apartment in Upper Phillimore Gardens , London

These superb interiors are the work of Joanna Wood and her team of experts. The lavish apartment in the pictures is located in Upper Phillimore Gardens, Kensington, London. Wood’s team can deal with both interior and architectural design projects, and this apartment is a great proof of their expertise. Besides remodeling the home on the inside, Joanna also added a swimming pool and a basement to the original dwelling. The photo …

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Dreamy Oz Residence by Swatt Mires Architects

Oz Residence is a stunning contemporary dwelling located in one of the best possible places to live in: Silicon Valley, California. Built by Swatt Mires Architects for a young couple with two kids, the residence has a casual and very inviting feel to it. The owners wanted their home to resemble a luxe holiday destination where they could enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings of the 2.8-acre site. The house is also …

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The Spectacular Jameson House Tower in Vancouver

Foster and Partners completed this outstanding contemporary building in Vancouver, Canada back in 2004. It is a spectacular 35-story tower that started as a restoration project (the lower levels), and continued as a dramatic new construction for residential purposes. This was the first residential building created by the London-based company in North America, and it was a resounding success. It was called the Jameson House. While the more traditional first levels …

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Aboo Makhado: A Superb Contemporary Residence in South Africa

Located in Limpopo, South Africa, the beautiful Aboo Makhado house is yet another stunning project by Nico van der Meulen Architects. The Johannesburg-based architects were commissioned to reconstruct an old and outdated residence, and transform it into an open contemporary dwelling that could face the excessive heat of the area and yet remain almost completely transparent. What dominates the entire house is the extensive use of glass and steel, in various …

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