In the heart of Ivanhoe, Australia, famed for its rich heritage, Splinter Society unveils the Tear Away House — a modern, concrete marvel set against a backdrop of historic masonry.
This two-story home masterfully balances the old with the new, introducing raw insitu concrete elements, all while retaining portions of its original structure. Highlighting unexpected spaces and maximizing light, the design boasts features such as a concealed rooftop balcony and an expansive underground games room.
Overlooking Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the Copper Harbor house stands resilient against nature’s toughest challenges. Crafted by Prentiss + Balance + Wickline Architects in 2022, this modern retreat marries form and function.
Beyond shielding from snow and wind, it offers mesmerizing views, whether it’s a winter storm, the shimmering Northern Lights, or the expansive lake. Every design choice, from cantilevered decks to the metal-and-glass contrast, accentuates the beauty of its surroundings.
Amid the scenic vine-draped slopes and towering mountain peaks of Parcines in South Tyrol, Italy, the Klein Fein Hotel Anderlahn emerges as a testament to contemporary design by Monovolume Architecture + Design.
This newly minted 2023 hotel masterfully intertwines the essence of nature with luxurious amenities, offering an unparalleled oasis of relaxation and tranquility.
Unveiling the M50, a masterpiece by Vives Pons Homes in Dénia, Spain. This modern detached house seamlessly combines two contrasting volumes, resulting in spaces that fluidly transition from expansive day zones to cozy nighttime areas.
Utilizing invisible corners and disappearing carpentry, M50 provides uninterrupted views of its garden, while also offering a captivating glimpse of the iconic Costa Blanca’s coastal vistas.
In the picturesque town of Sorrento, Australia, the “Sorrento House” stands as a beacon of modern design, effortlessly merging Scandinavian and mid-century modern influences. Jost Architects masterfully transformed a quarter-acre block into a chic holiday retreat, potentially doubling as a future residence.
With breathtaking views from its second-story, a separate teen-friendly bungalow, a solar-heated pool, and a distinct moody ambiance using timber, stone, and glass, it’s a residence that captures Sorrento’s tranquil coastal essence while boasting impeccable design finesse.
Overlooking the UNESCO-protected Sierra de Tramuntana, The Lodge Mallorca defines luxury in the heart of Spain. Designed by the acclaimed Pilar García-Nieto in 2022, this hotel showcases an impeccable blend of Mediterranean elegance, serenity, and environmental mindfulness.
Set in a 157-hectare private nature reserve, guests are embraced by fields of lavender, almond and carob trees, and the allure of Mallorcan history. Each space within the property— from its central restaurant to the private pool suites— is a testament to authentic Mediterranean opulence, with sustainability at its core.