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Perched on a cliff, 159m above the bright blue Mediterranean on the island of Ibiza, Spain, is AIBS House, designed by the practice of AABE (Atelier d’Architecture Bruno Erpicum + Partners). AIBS House represents the ultimate in a vacation home for those who want to enjoy a high degree of solitude and comfort.
In the picturesque area of Braganca Paulista in the San Paulo region of southeastern Brazil, M&M House, designed by the practice of Studio MK27, sits unobtrusively within the luxuriant hills and indigenous trees of the countryside.
Calderon House is a project by the practice of Sommet Asociados, located in the prestigious Santa Cruz suburb of Uruba Hills in Bolivia, a verdant region of great natural beauty.
Rammed Earth Modern House is a project undertaken by the practice of Brent Kendle. Located in the desert location of Paradise Valley, Arizona, it represents a home for a family who wish to escape the current trend of oversized homes in the ‘bigger is better’ boom and return to a more modest lifestyle in a smaller home.
In the lush countryside of North Wales in the village of Corwen, an 18th century sawmill had stood in disrepair for many years, a building in a unique location by the flowing water of a tributary of the River Dee, a scenic waterway with gushing waterfalls.
Casa VU is a beachside home, a project of the practice of TDC. Situated on an elevated site overlooking the ocean in Lima, Peru, it consists of a sand colored based topped by a series of white volumes, creating voids which provide the ultimate in light and shade.
A magnificent single family house just 14 km from downtown Madrid is Balcony House designed by the Madrid based practice of A-Cero. With a generous living space of 952 sq.m. over three levels, this imposing structure sits on a beautifully landscaped plot of 2.000 sq.m.
The expansion and redesign of a home in Yarze, a town in the district of Baabda in the Lebanon, was undertaken by the practice of Raed Abillama Architects, and completed in 2010. Known as the Villa Yarze, the existing structure was enlarged to encompass a living space of 1.800 sq.m. and without losing its original identity, was transformed into a contemporary version of its former self.
Located on the south coast of England, Lighthouse 65 is a stunning contemporary residence designed by the Winchester based practice of AR Design Studio. Winner of the 2012 RIBA Downland Prize, it adheres to the design philosophy of Andy Ramus and his interpretation of eco-friendly, innovative architecture.
On an elevated site by a coastal road on the island of Rhodes in Greece, Villa F stands out as an example of striking contemporary architecture. A 2011 project by the German practice Hornung & Jacobi Architecture, this 220 sq.m. luxury holiday home owes more to the concept of traditional island architecture than immediately meets the eye.