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Big Fish: Elevated Home Blends with Uruguay’s Wild Dunes

FeaturedA modern beach house on stilts with a deck overlooking the ocean horizon.

Architecturally designed by the acclaimed Martin Gomez Arquitectos, the Big Fish house in Punta del Este, Uruguay, stands as a shining example of sustainable, nature-inspired design. Situated on an irregular strip of land near the dunes and sea, this 2021-built residence preserves the captivating wild surroundings through a raised, light-touch approach. The ground plan rests on pillars, creating a space for garages and services while allowing the local vegetation to thrive beneath the upper, flying volume.

Tiny House: Cozy & Sustainable Living in Valle de Bravo

FeaturedA modern, elevated wooden house with large windows and a spacious deck in a natural setting.

Designed by Weber Arquitectos, the Tiny House retreat in Valle de Bravo, Mexico, embodies a minimalist and efficient approach to modern living. This 2022 project, conceived as a rest house with a limited budget and construction timeline, showcases the innovative use of modular design and precast structures to create a tranquil oasis in the heart of the surrounding forest. With a focus on maximizing the limited square footage, the Tiny House prioritizes the public areas while efficiently accommodating private spaces, integrating seamlessly with the natural landscape.

Oasis in the Sky: Innovative Duplex Fusion Creates Dream Home

Elegant spiral staircase, marble table, and a striking floral centerpiece in a modern space.

Oasis in the Sky, a unique super penthouse project created by Studio iF, offers a sanctuary of luxury and tranquility in the heart of Singapore’s Orchard Road. This 6,000-square-foot, 3-storey apartment, designed in 2023, features a lavish master suite with private spa baths, expansive sky gardens, and a private lift lobby, embodying the “villas in the sky” concept envisioned by the project’s architect, Antonio Citterio.

Aurora: Luxury Retreat in Norway’s Lyngen Alps

Modern living space with floor-to-ceiling windows showcasing natural scenery and plush blue sofa.

Situated in the stunning Lyngen alps of Norway, Aurora is a captivating private retreat designed by the renowned Snorre Stinessen Architecture. This hotel and workspace complex, set to be completed in 2024, offers a unique blend of privacy, exposure to nature, and inspiring spaces for both relaxation and productivity. The design seamlessly integrates the buildings with the surrounding landscape, ensuring a harmonious and immersive experience for guests and residents alike.