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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The House in Costa d’en Blanes

The House in Costa d’en Blanes was completed in 2009 by SANCHEZ-CANTALEJO+TOMAS and, as its name suggests, it is situated in Costa d’en Blanes, Mallorca, Spain. The owners wanted a house with a totally new design, so the old residence was demolished to make room for the current one. The designers positioned the night area on the ground floor and the day area on the upper floor, as it provides beautiful …

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Cascading Sustainable Creek House

Cascading Creek House is a single family 11,796-square-foot residence in Texas, USA, designed by Bercy Chen Studio. The house has some amazing sustainable features such as photovoltaics, hydronic heating and cooling and rainwater collection. Rainwater is collected in a natural basin created by the specially configured roof. From here, water, energy and heat flow through a system of photovoltaic and solar hot-water panels to provide the heating and cooling of the …

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$15 Million Luxury House in Whistler

Finished in 2004, this 4,800-square-foot luxury property is situated in Whistler, in a secluded and quiet area. The house features 6 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms meticulously designed with modern furniture and luxury appliances. From the 5 acres of parkland surrounding the residence, one can admire the beautiful views offered by the Blackcomb Mountains and Whistler. The residence is for sale at almost $15 million. Buy it now!

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House X in Puerta del Bosque, Mexico

Agraz Arquitectos have recently completed the House X project in Puerta del Bosque, Mexico. It is a beautiful two-story contemporary home that is very opened towards the lovely outside areas. The living, dining and kitchen area for instance is seamlessly linked to the garden patio, with only large sliding glass doors separating the two spaces. The first floor holds the main bedroom with bathroom and dressing room, plus two additional bedrooms, …

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Luxury Water Villas at the Six Senses Laamu

Built near the Indian Ocean and surrounded by mangroves, The Luxury Water Villas at the Six Senses Laamu, is a magnificent place created for relaxation in a calm and peaceful environment. Made of weathered wood, the one- and two-bedroom villas integrate perfectly into the surrounding area. The villas feature modern technologies, such as Bose entertainment systems, flat screen televisions, WiFi and fully loaded iPods. The villas are built above the water …

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