With the beach of Baleia in front of the house and the rain forest reserve that covers the mountains of Serra do Mar in the back, the location of this condo is amazing. Although the house is quite narrow, due to the high ceiling, many pats and views, this home doesn’t feel small at all.
Between the desert and coastline of Kuwait lies this remarkable beach house. The “Star House” is designed in a way that it gives the maximum view on the sea. Inside are two levels, private and public, divided by a bamboo wall. In the garden is a terrace with swimming pool.
Situated in the heart of Girona, within the perimeter of the first wall and overlooking Sant Domènec Square, is the apartment Alemanys 5, whose original building dates from the 16th century. The perfect mix between medieval and modern architecture makes this home something special. After restoration the house is divided into a 180 m2 and 100 m2 apartment, which you can rent.
At the base of a windswept slope in the Wanaka Valley in New Zealand lies this amazing 3 bedroom home. The house consists two elements, a private and public space, which are connected with a staircase in de centre. Constructed of a local stone called Gibbston Valley Schist, makes this house part of its surrounding.
“The House of Tree” is situated on the 48th and 49th floor of a residential tower in Shenzhen, China. This high-end penthouse of 616 m2 combines natural and urban elements in exclusive design. Outside the apartment is a swimming pool, where you can overview the city.
After stripping everything down to the basics: stained glass windows, beams, and steel structures, concept designers build four white cubes inside. These cubes have different functions such as meeting, working or gathering area. The combination of industrial elements and modern architecture makes this 13.700 m2 HQ of Pinterest a pleasant work environment.
It’s not the first place where you would look for great caves, but Israel has several hidden beauties. For example this “Intended Mass” in Ramat Hasharon. The central idea was to divide the concrete box with openings and divisions that create different relationships with the closed areas of concrete. The long exterior swimming pool, that looks to come out of the house, contribute to the overall geometry.