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Less than 20 km from Siena, in an exclusive location in the heart of the Chianti region, lies the Hotel Le Fontanelle, a 5 Star Hotel with Restaurant and Wellness centre, surrounded by breathtaking and unrivaled views. Hotel Le Fontanelle‘s pretty main building dates back to the 13th century, part of an old country estate. All rooms have beamed ceilings and terracotta floors. They overlook the surrounding vineyards, woods, and valley. Modern facilities such as LCD satellite television and internet access […]

Hotel Hacienda Na Xamena, Ibiza, is a private enclave for your dream holidays. A white washed Ibiza style property, suspended on the coastal frontline, 180m high over the sea level, in the heart of a preserved natural park. A unique and magic frame, only 20 minutes drive from Ibiza’s frenetic life, where everything can be enjoyed both indoors and outdoors.             

What’s my number one reason for building an outdoor kitchen? I guess it’s because I’m a natural host. I just like having people over to my house and entertaining them. Food, music and beverages are my idea of a good time and I’ve got a lot of friends and relatives who feel the same way. So, what better way to entertain than by having an outdoor kitchen? An outdoor kitchen is the place to grill your favorite foods and store […]

Just enough light washes upon the cocktail terrace to create a sense of mystery and romance, while yielding usable outdoor living space after dark. There are 4 steps to transform your garden into a romantic refuge: * Transform your landscape into a soft ambiance of understated elegance during the evening hours… * Create drama with delicate moonlight shadows filtered through the trees onto your patios, pool decks, walkways, landscape and drive ways… * Use light as a paintbrush to enhance the beauty of […]

Situated in Araraquara, Brazil, the FG Residence by Reinach Mendonça Architects is a family home that is both modern yet comfortable in its design. The residence was designed for a family that spends seasons in their hometown, in the inland of São Paulo.The spacious living environments are all downstairs, organized in an “L-shaped” plant facing the large garden and swimming pool. At the main entrance of the house, the volume of metal walls of the office goes as a swing above the garden, a […]

Space International Studio designed the Deronda residence, located in Los Angeles, California. Utilizing the existing footprint of a previous home, this new residence is comprised of two main rectangular volumes which are shifted off-axis from each another to accentuate the difference in program which lies within. The more public “living” areas of the house are situated on the ridge of the site, so as to take advantage of flanking outdoor spaces which are designed as extensions of the living dining, and kitchen […]

Designed by Ferrugio Design + Associates, this luxurious residence is situated in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California.  This contemporary pool house is on market  at $85 million. From the street, the sleek gated home appears deceptively understated. Water cascades down a wide wall at the entry. Then the 12-foot-tall black glass front door provides a clue that something unusual is in store. The swivel door is opened by a code. Inside, the materials may seem familiar but some of their uses are […]

Located in São Paulo, Brazil, NS House is a private residence designed by Galeazzo Design. The social area was divided in sectors: Living, Cellar, Dinning room, Gourmet Kitchen and Balcony. For coating it was chosen naturals and sustainable materials like demolition wood for the floors and raw marble.

This one-bedroom house is located in Fair Harbor, a hamlet located near the western end of Fire Island, Long Island, New York. The home has spectacular water views, and an airy interior. An electrical fire took down the old house in 2011, but Mr. Meier had a great idea. After almost 50 years of practicing as an architect, it was like coming full circle: The first house he ever designed and built was on Fire Island, in 1961, for the artist and illustrator Saul […]

The House Between the Two was designed by Nantes-based architect Clément Bacle for two sisters. This extension mirrors the size and shape of the original brick house it adjoins, but uses modern materials to distinguish it as new. The new addition provides 85 square metres of space, with a kitchen-diner and living room on the ground floor, and a bedroom and bathroom on the first floor. It is connected to the original house by a corridor, so the two sisters can pass […]

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