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Casa Al Suave: Tropical Architecture Meets Salvadoran Soul

FeaturedA bright, airy beach house interior with wooden accents, open layout, and stunning ocean views.

Nestled in the heart of El Salvador, Casa Al Suave is a captivating architectural project that seamlessly blends tropical design with the client’s personal dreams. Designed by the renowned studio Cincopatasalgato, led by José Roberto Paredes, this modern house embraces its natural surroundings, taking inspiration from the lush palm trees, the soothing breeze, and the mesmerizing views of the Pacific Ocean. Situated on an 80-meter by 20-meter plot in the town of El Zonte, the property’s unique layout and pavilion-style design create a private oasis for the family, while also inviting community connections.

Valencia House: Countryside Retreat with Seamless Indoor-Outdoor Integration

FeaturedSleek, modern architecture with clean lines, wooden roof, and lush greenery surroundings.

Padovani Arquitetos‘ stunning Valencia House in Porto Feliz, Brazil, seamlessly blends contemporary design with the serene tranquility of the countryside. This carefully crafted 2021 summer retreat features spacious, permeable social areas that foster direct integration between the natural environment and the home’s interior. The green roofing and lightweight, horizontally-oriented architecture create a harmonious visual continuity with the surrounding landscape.

Esca Blewitt Springs: Luxury Off-Grid Retreat in Adelaide

Warm, rustic interior with wooden finishes, open glass walls, and desert landscape view.

Esca Blewitt Springs, a luxurious off-grid retreat designed by Das Studio, offers guests an immersive experience in South Australia’s renowned wine region. This premium accommodation, completed in 2019, seamlessly integrates with the surrounding landscape, showcasing breathtaking views through its floor-to-ceiling glazing. The retreat, part of a private working vineyard, provides a serene and exclusive getaway, blending high-end amenities with a harmonious connection to nature.

Goodhope: A Ribbon of Handmade Bricks Unifies Unique Offices

Historic building with arched windows and decorative exterior, flanked by lush trees.

In the heart of Paddington, Australia, THOSE Architects have transformed a former mechanical garage and a 1960s commercial building into a cohesive, modern office space known as Goodhope. Designed in 2023, this 700-square-metre project seamlessly blends old and new, showcasing a material palette of off-form concrete, Victorian ash timber, and a striking, handmade brick facade. With a focus on sustainability and an elevated domestic sensibility, Goodhope offers a unique workspace that challenges traditional office design.

Alqueria in Alboraia: Preserving Valencian Architecture

Minimal, open-concept dining room with large wooden table, orange armchairs, and brick wall.

Alqueria in Alboraia, a stunning Spanish house designed by MMARQ Arquitectura y Urbanismo in 2023, seamlessly blends traditional architecture with modern amenities. Located in the vibrant Valencian orchard, this former farmer’s house has been transformed into a multi-purpose haven that celebrates the rich agricultural landscape. With features like underfloor heating, ducted air conditioning, and natural lighting, this project showcases how heritage can be thoughtfully preserved while catering to contemporary lifestyles.

Haki House: Sustainable Country Living in Mexico

Sleek, modern concrete architecture with cantilevered roof, surrounded by lush greenery.

Arkylab‘s Haki House in Aguascalientes, Mexico, is a stunning 590-square-meter country house that seamlessly blends functionality with nature. Designed in 2023, this modern and timeless residence features a carefully curated combination of materials, including burnt wood and exposed reinforced concrete, creating a harmonious interplay between the building and its surroundings.

The house boasts a basement with a play area, wine cellar, and underground parking, catering to the entertainment and enjoyment of its residents while prioritizing sustainability and environmental conservation.

Sama House: A Stunning Blend of Concrete, Wood, and Nature

Striking modern concrete and glass structure with landscaped gardens.

Arkylab‘s masterful Sama House in Aguascalientes, Mexico, is a stunning example of contemporary architecture seamlessly blending with the natural environment. This reinforced concrete and wood-clad residence redefines luxury living by offering a serene, harmonious space where residents can indulge in the beauty of the surroundings. Designed in 2023, this house showcases a sophisticated and sustainable approach to design, catering to the needs of modern homeowners who value both aesthetics and environmental consciousness.