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Ennea: Immersive Oasis in Puerto Escondido, Mexico

Serene tropical resort with thatched-roof structures, pool, and lush greenery.

Ennea, a captivating nine-room hotel designed by Jaque Studio, is nestled in the picturesque coastal town of Puerto Escondido, Mexico. This 2023 project, situated just two blocks from the renowned Punta Zicatela beach, is molded by the site’s physical and climatic conditions, creating an atmosphere of tranquility and relaxation.

The hotel’s architectural proposal, featuring three distinct volumes, seamlessly integrates with the surrounding nature reserve, offering guests expansive ocean views and a connection to the region’s distinctive vegetation and materials.

Pavilion in the Garden: Seamless Integration of Nature and Architecture

A modern glass and concrete structure surrounded by lush greenery and trees.

Designed by the renowned architecture firm spaceworkers, the Pavilion in the Garden project in Mouriz, Portugal is a captivating exploration of the harmonious relationship between architecture, nature, and human experience. This minimalist and modernist structure, completed in 2022, transcends the boundaries of physical construction, serving as a philosophical manifestation of simplicity, purity, and integration with the surrounding natural environment.

A Modern Villa for a Family with 6 Children: Intimate Courtyards and Airy Spaces

A modern, open-concept dining area with a large wooden table, sleek black chairs, and pendant lighting.

A modern villa in the heart of Israel’s vibrant central city, designed by acclaimed architects Dan and Hila Israelevitz, offers a striking balance of open spaces and private sanctuary for a family of eight.

This house, featuring a floating villa-like structure and seamless indoor-outdoor integration, showcases the architects’ mastery of poetic, ultra-modern, and unconventional design. With its meticulous attention to the residents’ lifestyle and an interplay of solid and airy elements, this project sets a new standard for family living in the region.

Ofland Escalante: Exploring the Casual Luxury of Custom Cabins

A collection of modern, minimalist cabins with dark exterior cladding and solar panels.

Ofland Escalante, a captivating hotel project designed by ANACAPA Architecture, offers a unique retreat in the heart of Utah, United States. Blending seamlessly with the stunning natural landscape, this 17-acre destination encourages guests to immerse themselves in the beauty of the high desert plateau.

The design emphasizes a warm, casual ambiance, with custom-designed cabins featuring glass walls that invite the stunning Escalante vistas inside. Complemented by amenities like a clubhouse, pool, and spa-quality bathhouse, Ofland Escalante captures the romance of the American West, providing a modern yet authentic experience for all who seek to connect with the great outdoors.

House Riken: Stunning Residential Building in Switzerland

A unique, contemporary architectural design featuring dark, angular facades and large windows.

In the picturesque canton of Aargau, Switzerland, Tormen Architekten has designed an exquisite three-story residence that seamlessly blends with the surrounding landscape. House Riken, completed in 2024, boasts a breathtaking panoramic view of the Jura mountain range, thanks to its strategic orientation on a northern slope. The private retreat features a covered lounge area and an exposed concrete pool, while the ground floor offers a spacious living area with panoramic glazing, providing an inviting and harmonious living experience.

Carbon Beach House: Malibu’s Oceanfront Oasis by Olson Kundig

FeaturedModern, minimalist living space with concrete fireplace, wood storage, and artwork.

Located along the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, the Carbon Beach House by Olson Kundig is a captivating residential oasis designed to embrace its coastal setting. Raised on a custom-engineered, self-draining pier, this 2023 house frames panoramic ocean vistas while maintaining resilience against high tides and storm surges. An unembellished concrete façade buffers the home from highway noise, revealing a light-filled interior organized around a central courtyard and cactus garden.

Dalarö House: Scandinavian Summer Retreat in Sweden

Cozy living space with textured concrete walls, wood-beamed ceiling, and plush furnishings.

Dalarö House, a stunning summer retreat nestled in one of Stockholm’s prime holiday destinations, showcases the exceptional design skills of Olson Kundig.

This 2019 project seamlessly blends with the surrounding Scandinavian landscape, creating a cozy and inviting living experience. Featuring a natural palette of materials, including oak floors, casework, and exposed concrete walls, the house’s architectural language pays homage to the region’s rich design heritage.

Ocean Grove Surf Life Saving Club: Sustainable Surf Lifesaving Hub

A rectangular, black metal building with a surfboard-toting person entering through the large doorway.

Designed by the renowned Wood Marsh Architecture, the Ocean Grove Surf Life Saving Club in Australia captures the rugged essence of the country’s sandstone coastline. Positioned within the dunes, this club building features a unique blend of horizontality and verticality, with a control tower standing as a coastal beacon. The design, driven by a robust and weathered approach to materiality, seamlessly integrates the structure into its natural surroundings, creating a gathering place for the community.