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Villa Pelícanos by Main Office

FeaturedVilla Pelícanos by Main Office

The Mexico and Sweden-based studio Main Office has recently expanded and revived Villa Pelícanos, an existing residential complex dating from the ‘80s, and nestled in the tropical landscape of Mexico’s West Coast. Located in Sayulita — a beach town that is a popular destination for health, wellness and surfing retreats, the project is composed of a series of pavilion-like individual dwellings that descend a slope facing the Pacific Ocean.

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Hale Lana by Olson Kundig

Hale Lana by Olson Kundig

This 17,211 SF family retreat on Hawaii’s Big Island takes the form of several canopy-like pavilions linked by elevated wooden lanais and a series of gardens. Hale Lana, which translates to “floating home,” appears to hover over the site’s lava fields and dense gardens. The ultimate design goal was to balance transparency and enclosure to create a home that would function for the couple, their extended family, and for large gatherings, all while maximizing connection to the Hawaiian climate and landscape.

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Dubai Hills Villa by Anarchitect

FeaturedDubai Hills Villa by Anarchitect

Dubai Hills Villa is a 3,000 sqm private property located in Dubai’s new upscale neighbourhood, Dubai Hills. It overlooks the eighteenth hole of the highly regarded golf-course with a spectacular backdrop of panoramic views of Dubai’s signature skyline. Home to a successful young family recently relocated from Europe, this refined property has been reimagined by Dubai and London based architecture practice Anarchitect.

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