Superb Holiday Villas in Monticello, France

Designed by Bona-Lemercier and built in 2008 in Monticello, France, these stunning holiday villas offer a perfect mix of privacy, comfort and convenience. They were constructed following the natural lines of the site and provide fabulous views of the mountains and of the seaside due to their transparency.  Based on the “less is more” principle, the architects used simple poured concrete as the main building material, and they also implemented filmed …

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Cake House In Pistoia, Italy

The Cake House was completed in 2014 by PROGETTOSPORE in Pistoia, Italy. It represents the result of a successful expansion of a two-family residence, which was originally built between 1950 and 1970. The new, modern abode had to be 20% more spacious when compared to the old one, and the architects decided to expand it on its south-west side, which faces a beautiful garden. The plan was to offer more living …

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Clark Court In Raleigh, USA

Clark Court is a stunning home that was created in Raleigh, USA by In Situ Studio. It was completed in 2013 and boasts an open design that takes full advantage of its surrounding environment while still offering much needed privacy for the residents. The architects implemented two separate home offices within the residential program, both of which were inspired by Japanese and Modern elements. The private spaces are contained within the …

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AMB House In Guarujá, Sao Paulo, Brazil

The AMB House was built on a sloping site in Guarujá, Sao Paulo, Brazil, and it features no less than 8,717 square feet of living space. It was designed by Bernardes, Jacobsen Arquitetura with comfort and wellness in mind, and it was completed in 2011. Due to the sloping nature of the terrain, only one of the three levels can be viewed from street level. Conventional designs dictate that social spaces …

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Casa Xixim In Tulum, Mexico

Apart from representing one of the most luxurious homes in Tulum, Mexico, Casa Xixim is also a perfect example of modern architecture and self-sufficiency. It features 4,800 square feet of living space and was completed in 2015 by Specht Harpman. It was built on a narrow lot that faces a protected bay, and it boasts a narrow pathway that leads visitors directly to the combined living, kitchen and dining space, which …

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Casa Balint In Bétera, Valencia, Spain

Sketched out by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos, Casa Balint boasts a unique, aerodynamic design that includes a continuous facade and an arched roof. The lower floor is backed by four pieces of concrete, which also provide support for the originally designed roof. The residence is located in Bétera, Valencia, Spain, and it features a monochromatic look based on shades of white, black and gray. The shape of the volume leaves plenty of …

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Whitehall Road Residence In Flinders, Victoria, Australia

Boasting 740 square feet of living space, the Whitehall Road Residence is located in Flinders, Victoria, Australia, and it was designed by Jon Boucher. It was completed in 2013 amidst a grove of mature gum trees that ensure much needed shade for its swimming pool and deck. One of the most noteworthy design-related aspects of this abode comes in the form of an impressive dry stone wall that runs along its entire length. …

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Through House In Toronto, Canada

The Through House represents the result of a superb renovation carried out by Dubbeldam Architecture + Design for a busy doctor. The 128-year old house was dark and unwelcoming, and so the architects had to find ingenious ways to flood it with natural light while expanding its interior living spaces. The team also worked on connecting the indoor areas with the outdoors by implementing sizeable floor-to-ceiling glass panes at the rear …

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