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Outdoor Edge Living: Suites with Sunset Vistas

Outdoor Edge Living: Suites with Sunset Vistas

Welcome to Outdoor Edge Living, a breathtaking fusion of traditional Cycladic architecture and modern luxury set against the azure backdrop of the Aegean Sea. Taka + Partners have masterfully designed this boutique hotel located in Íos, Greece, where the historic charm of the island’s picturesque village meets the serene expanse of Mylopotas beach.

Featuring twelve exquisite suites, each with private courtyards and pools, the project offers an unparalleled sanctuary where every detail, from the cobblestone walkways to the Naxos marble interiors, echoes the island’s storied heritage and natural splendor.

The Maker’s House: Loader Monteith’s Victorian Revival in Glasgow

The Maker’s House: Loader Monteith’s Victorian Revival in Glasgow

In Glasgow’s Lenzie Conservation Area, Loader Monteith has masterfully transformed a Victorian merchant’s house. Named The Maker’s House, this traditional-style property boasts a modern black timber-clad extension, complete with a dedicated pottery studio. Blending the old with the new, the house showcases an artful balance between Victorian charm and modern living, all while prioritizing sustainability and the future needs of its inhabitants.

Backyard House: Miguel Marcelino’s Timeless Design in Portugal

Backyard House: Miguel Marcelino’s Timeless Design in Portugal

In the tranquil setting of Torres Novas, Portugal, stands the Backyard House. Designed by Miguel Marcelino in 2021, this country house emanates nostalgia, harking back to simpler times without running water or electricity.

This modern transformation of a family residence pays homage to its origins, preserving main walls and stone corners. Focused on harmonizing indoor and outdoor spaces, the house celebrates all four seasons, with the sun warming interiors in winter and lush vegetation providing shade during hotter months.

Casa Victoria: Fusion of Victorian Craftsmanship & Mexican Aesthetics

FeaturedCasa Victoria: Fusion of Victorian Craftsmanship & Mexican Aesthetics

Casa Victoria, designed by the renowned Splinter Society in Melbourne, Australia, stands as a radiant ode to a rich Mexican heritage fused with the charm of a Victorian workers cottage.

This restoration project of 2023, situated in the heart of Melbourne’s vibrant inner suburbs, fuses the traditional essence of a Mexican courtyard home with the historic Victorian architecture, culminating in an innovative space that thrives on intricate design detailing. Maximizing light intake through ingenious architectural techniques and showcasing a diverse palette of textures, the home extends beyond its boundaries, promising an enriched living experience.

Angsana Chengdu Wenjiang: Where Traditional Design Meets Modern Luxury

Angsana Chengdu Wenjiang: Where Traditional Design Meets Modern Luxury

In Chengdu, a city famed for its vibrant culture and scenic beauty, lies the Angsana Chengdu Wenjiang. This traditional-style hotel, designed by CCD in 2023, sits amidst the fertile lands of Shou’an Town, Wenjiang District.

Immerse yourself in an authentic blend of classical and modern design, surrounded by the rich historical tapestry of the Chenjia Yard and the poetic beauty of its landscapes.

Naxos Villas: Blending Tradition with Naxos’ Natural Slopes

Naxos Villas: Blending Tradition with Naxos’ Natural Slopes

Plinthos Architects, in 2019, unveiled Naxos Villas – three exquisite holiday homes on Greece’s iconic island of Naxos.

Drawing inspiration from the island’s undulating terrain, these traditional villas perfectly integrate with the natural slope, offering unparalleled privacy. At the core of each villa lies a kitchen, effortlessly connecting the indoor spaces with a serene pool and sunlit southern yard, epitomizing Grecian luxury.

Casa F&V: Reimagining Farmhouse Elegance in Bagno a Ripoli

Casa F&V: Reimagining Farmhouse Elegance in Bagno a Ripoli

In the heart of Bagno a Ripoli, Italy—a stone’s throw from the illustrious city of Florence — Casa F&V emerges as a masterful blend of traditional charm and modern elegance.

Designed by the renowned Archiplanstudio in 2023, this historic farmhouse combines elemental geometries and abstract materials to craft a spiritual oasis, harmoniously tethered to the panoramic vistas of its sprawling garden.