Cloistered Home: An Awe-Inspiring Single-Story House

Cloistered Home: An Awe-Inspiring Single-Story House

Cloistered Home is an extraordinary single-story house in the heart of Israel, designed and built by architects Dan and Hila Israelevitz.

This property is unique in its own right, situated on two acres of land and spanning 500 square meters. The Israelevitz’ used concrete as the main material to create a home that perfectly synchronizes with nature and sunlight while utilizing the rising and setting sun for its inhabitants.

The exterior of the house features a glass wall and exposed concrete, while the interior is composed of bespoke carpentry, wooden cladding walls, and the expansive inner garden. To top it all off, the property offers an enormous double swimming pool for entertainment and relaxation.

Step Inside Judges Bay House: A Resourceful Two-Story Home

Step Inside Judges Bay House: A Resourceful Two-Story Home

Located in Auckland, New Zealand, Judges Bay House is a two-story contemporary residence designed by Michael Fisher for special clients. This compact yet resourceful property has the feel of a much larger home, with ample spaces to entertain, a pool, double garaging, well-sized bedrooms, and additional unique features.

With custom sourced stone from Europe and natural, timeless finishes, the home flows from the kitchen and family room out to the terrace overlooking the Waitemata Harbour, with a spiral staircase leading to a rooftop outdoor entertaining area with a fireplace and hot tub.

Aragó III: Mid-Century Air in the Heart of Barcelona

Aragó III: Mid-Century Air in the Heart of Barcelona

Experience the charm of mid-century design in the heart of Barcelona! Aragó III is an apartment located in the bustling Eixample district of Barcelona, Spain. Redesigned by the Miriam Barrio Studio, the apartment features a functional kitchen with maroon doors and dark wood details that flow into the dining room. The same dark wood framing language is present in the hallway and room divider, and emphasizes the presence of strong colors in the night area. The dressing room contrasts with the white of the bed area and the salmon-colored bathroom creates an inviting atmosphere.

Ecological House: An Enveloping and Intimate Space

Ecological House: An Enveloping and Intimate Space

The Ecological House is a single-story L-shaped house located in the northern part of Israel and designed by Dan and Hila Israelevitz.

This property boasts stunning views of the surrounding green and pastoral landscapes, while also providing a sense of privacy. With a built area of 500 m2 (5,382 ft2) and 7 rooms, the house also includes a tennis court, orchard and fruit garden. It features ecological elements and various built-in solutions, designed to reduce electricity consumption, and is made of natural construction materials like concrete, iron, glass, and teak wood. The structure was designed to create an element of surprise and curiosity within the space, and to maintain a connection between the building and its low surroundings.

Private Green House: Luxury Country House in Herzliya

Private Green House: Luxury Country House in Herzliya

Located in Herzliya, Israel, the Private Green House is a stunning country house designed in 2023 by Racheli Troyna.

This luxury property overlooks the neighborhood garden, offering a stunning view of the greens and nature. The uniqueness of the house lies in its strategic location and the use of natural materials for the ceiling, wall coverings and in the combination of shades of green throughout the house – in art and furniture. The partition between the sleeping area and the parents’ bathroom was made by means of glass walls that, by means of a switch, make the windows opaque for maximum privacy.

S-Hill Villa Tuan Chau: A Majestic House in Ha Long Bay

S-Hill Villa Tuan Chau: A Majestic House in Ha Long Bay

S-Hill Villa Tuan Chau, a stunning house located on the hillside of Tuan Chau Island, near Hạ Long, Vietnam, is the latest project of Idee Architects Vietnam.

This 500 square-meter house, designed in 2020, offers an incredible view of the beautiful Ha Long Bay, one of the wonders of Vietnam. With a 270-degree view, an infinity swimming pool, and six bedrooms all with a nice view to the sea, this is a house you will never forget.

Marina Residence: A Contemporary Townhouse in SF

Marina Residence: A Contemporary Townhouse in SF

Welcome to Marina Residence, a unique townhouse located in San Francisco, California, and designed by EAG Studio in 2018.

This contemporary design embraces the exceptional light of San Francisco’s coveted north side and boasts a stunning 360 degree roof deck, large south and north facing terraces, and a mature living wall garden. The restrained palette of finishes chosen for the interior provide a welcoming, warm environment and the floor plan was designed for versatility and balance. On the fourth level, the guest suite opens to a terrace with views of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, the Bay, and Fort Mason Park.

The Architect’s Private House in Rumia, Poland

FeaturedThe Architect’s Private House in Rumia, Poland

Introducing Anna Maria Sokolowska Interior Design’s latest project, “The Architect’s Private House“. Located in Rumia, Poland, this conversion and extension of a farm building from 1940 is an oasis of peace and tranquility, surrounded by greenery and old fruit trees.

Anna Maria designed the interiors to be simple, minimalist and yet give a sense of warmth and a calming feeling. Natural wood repainted white and green colour accents make the property more appealing. The interior features a reinforced concrete ceiling, natural oak wood on the floor, open prefabricated truss in the upstairs bedrooms, and a combination of white, grey, black and natural oak wood. Additionally, the house has an open area with a seating area, dining area and open kitchen, a pantry, a utility locker, and a staircase with double the height. The bedroom has a continental bed, suspended bedside tables, wardrobe with two colour finishes, and an internal private bathroom with a bath and two sinks. This project was a challenge by itself, but Anna Maria managed it as an architect, investor, manager and interior designer.