Casa Z is a two-story house located on one of the highest hills in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, Mexico. Designed by Zozaya Arquitectos in 2018, it is a minimalist concrete house with large, rich social spaces, perfect for enjoying the beautiful panoramic views and the climate of the region. Its infinity pool reflects the ocean and creates a sensation of flow, and its use of essential materials such as concrete, steel, local limestone and bamboo perfectly blends modern and tropical styles.
Water’s Edge is a breathtaking contemporary residence designed by Swaback Architects + Planners in 2019. Located in Clark County, Nevada, this stunning property offers a personal expression of home design with visual and physical connections to the lake.
From the custom-designed gate to the oversized entry door, Water’s Edge welcomes visitors with a specific, planned arrival sequence. The layered roof with large overhangs protects from the harsh summer sun while the high clerestory windows allow natural light to flood the interior. The orientation of the home captures stunning views of the lake, close and distant mountains, and the golf course from all main livable spaces.
The great room, entertainment/game room, and master suite offer an indoor-outdoor living experience with large sliding glass doors that expand the interior space into the surrounding beauty. The second level features a terrace with spectacular views of the lake and beyond, and each upper level bedroom shares the same amazing views.
Welcome to Twisted Detached House, an iconic two-story residence located in Indonesia. This house, designed by Phidias Indonesia in 2021, provides an exceptional combination of contemporary design and spectacular use of building materials and colors.
With its twisting second floor, this house creates a unique corner statement in the neighborhood. Inside, the house features living room, dining room, one bedroom, inner court, three more bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a small rooftop on the third floor. All of these spaces are illuminated by natural light, providing an amazing spatial experience.
Located in the coveted Happy Valley, Lafayette Residence is a luxurious single-family home designed by Swaback Architects + Planners in 2019.
This collaboration of an extraordinary team of talent showcases approximately 6,680 square feet of single-level living space, featuring five bedrooms, five-and-a-half bathrooms, an office, and a great room with a gourmet kitchen, casual dining, and family room areas. The open concept design flows seamlessly to the amazing outdoor spaces that include a centered courtyard, loggia, sprawling patio, (17.7m x 17.7m) pool, spa and gardens, as well as a detached guest/pool house.
Get ready to be swept away by the contemporary charm of the Holidays apartment in Bucharest, Romania. Designed by the renowned Schiller Design Studio in 2020, this stunning living space is a true masterpiece of modern architecture.
This apartment boasts a unique design that blends style and functionality seamlessly. From the sleek lines and carefully selected materials to the spacious layout and natural light, every detail has been meticulously crafted to create a comfortable and luxurious living experience.
Yamacha House, a single-family residence designed by I/O Architects, is located in Haskovo, Bulgaria, near one of the town parks.
This 2022 designed house, with its majestic green roof, blends naturally into its surroundings, while the wooden skeleton of the roof and oversized lamp dominate the interior spaces. The L-shaped structure is open to the park, with large-scale glazing, and closed to the street and town with a series of stone-clad and solid masonry planes, leaving only narrow gaps and the double-height entrance door.
Behold the Architextile – a modernist apartment situated in the historic city centre of Trieste, Italy. Designed in 2022 by the renowned architectural practice Marcante-Testa, this 180-square-metre dwelling pays tribute to the original period of the building, with fixtures, lighting and furniture such as modern classics by Eileen Gray, and sculptural contemporary designs by Konstantin Grcic for ClassiCon.
Exclusive textile architectural elements, custom-made by the Textiel Museum Tilburg in collaboration with textile designer Aleksandra Gaca, offer a palette of soft pastel and natural tones, creating a timeless and elegant atmosphere.
On Labs, a corporate space located in Zurich, Switzerland, is an impressive 15 000 sqm office complex designed by Specific Generic in 2023.
The project is inspired by nature, technology and human spirit and it showcases the very best of Swiss and Scandinavian design. It features an in-house gym, mountain trail-inspired path, height-adjustable tables, water stations, movable walls, an exhibition space, bar, canteen, lab, workshops, studios, rooftop garden and library. All of these elements promote movement and interaction among employees, giving them a sense of community.