Fidar Beach House it on a rugged outcrop of rock overlooking the Mediterranean in the region of Jbeil on the northern coast of Lebanon. A design project of the practice of Raed Abillama Architects, the 506 sq.m. vacation home comfortably accommodates the 5 member family and three guests in the adjoining, yet independent guest house.
Located in the South Downs National Park, a region of unspoilt natural beauty in the county of Hampshire, is the unique structure of Downley House. This visionary interpretation of a not so conventional country house, is the design of the London based award winning practice of Birds Portchmouth Russum.
As part of a regeneration program in the Kings Cross area of London, a prime piece of real estate came on the market in the form of the redevelopment of the St Pancras Chambers by the Manhattan Loft Corporation into 52 units including three penthouses.
On the shores of the Coeur D’Alene Lake in northern Idaho, this residence designed by the practice of Uptic Studios represents a contemporary interpretation of a traditional log cabin, a beloved structure in the countryside of North America.
A welcome new addition to the University of Indonesia is the Central Library, designed by the international practice of Denton Corker Marshall. Through this new multi-purpose complex, the previously scattered facilities are gathered into one site conceived by the designers as ‘earth architecture.’
Alexander Wang found inspiration for Balenciaga Resort 2014 in the house’s archives in the small coastal town of Getaria in Spain. Alike his last collection Wang remained reverent to the legacy of Balenciaga and respectful to the house’s codes.
Blue Ribbon is an outstanding refurbishment project of a dilapidated penthouse apartment in the downtrodden area of Kypseli, Athens. The 50 year old building had seen better days, when Kypseli claimed the reputation of an upmarket destination before being deserted by its well to do residents.
An extensive renovation project entailing the transformation of an industrial space in the heart of Barcelona into a warm, home environment was undertaken by the practice of TC-Interiors. The Communicating Vessels conversion, as with most projects of this type posed a challenge for the designers in terms of dimensions...
Located in Franschhoek in the Valley of the Huguenots in South Africa is the Maison Estate, owned by Chris Weylandt. The villa type building houses the Tasting Room where a selection of limited edition wines may be appreciated and a restaurant called The Kitchen.
Bottega Veneta's S/S 2014 collection is a portrait of business class style and relaxed luxury. The show began with a man in a grey flannel suit that sparked visions of the late 1950’s that were all about ultra-cool Rat Pack vibe.