Essence Apartments designed by Hames Sharley encapsulates a balance of vibrancy and intimacy for its residents through the design response that focuses on the end-user’s desires and comfort while still playing its role in its important local context. Photography by Douglas Mark Black.
Big Sur Residence is a project designed by Richard Beard Architects. Invisible from the nearby Pacific Coast Highway, but open to views of ocean and landscape, this house is an exercise in restraint in its dramatic setting. Photography by Nick Johnson.
Rio Mau 2 House is a project designed by Raulino Silva. The house is located in Vila do Conde, in a rural territory with several fields of cultivation and some eucalyptus, in the north of Portugal. Photography by João Morgado.
McAnally Residence is a project designed by Gavin Maddock Design Studio. The stylishly designed house rises out of the sand dune, overlooking the ocean at Sunshine Beach, on the east coast of Australia, approximately 120km north of Brisbane. Photography by Scott Burrows Photographer.
McLeod is a project designed by Shean Architects. As an urban addition, the expansion of the private residence on McLeod immediately invoked a feeling of well-articulated textures that needed to be explored. Photography by Younes Bounhar and Doublespace Photography
AP TEREPINS is a project designed by P|S Arquitetos. “Our first project in Lisbon, Portugal, was requested by a Brazilian family who spend only a few weeks a year in the country. With a pure and minimalist language, the project was conceived in an old building that went through a retrofit but respecting the original openings. Photography by Ricardo Oliveira Alves.
SAOTA’s Hillside home in Los Angeles is located immediately above Sunset Boulevard on a promontory just one over from Pierre Koenig’s landmark Stahl House. The site is a 20 000 square foot estate, featuring 300-degree views over the LA skyline and the city basin below, and the design was conceived of more as a self-contained oasis rather than a conventional house. Photography by Adam Letch.
Ötzi Peak 3251m is a project designed by noa* network of architecture. The Hotel Grawand lies at the very top of this unique alpine intersection, which at over 3,000 meters above sea level, is one of the few hotels in Europe located at such an altitude. The summit is a stone’s throw away at a distance of about 50 meters. The breathtaking landscape view of snow-covered mountain peaks makes time standstill. Hikers and skiers visit the peak to experience nature at its fullest: rugged, stony, with wind and weather – pure. Photography by Alex Filz.
Whittington Estate Apartment is a project designed by Patalab Architecture. The sense of space, an enhanced connectivity and an understated material palette turns this sensitively refurbished small one-bedroom Whittington Estate Apartment into a spatial sanctuary and a carefully crafted place that feels much bigger than it physically is. Photography by Jan Piotrowicz