A Contemporary Coastal Home Built on Dreams
The ‘Altamira Residence’ By Marmol Radziner, California
The ‘Altimira Residence’ is an exciting contemporary coastal home. It is a place where dreams have come true and many more dreams may be lived. The fabulous architecture is the response to one family’s desire to build something special in a place that has great meaning to them...
Contemporary Japanese Design Influences the ‘Tori Tori Restaurant’
By Rojkind Arquitectos + ESRAWE Studio of Mexico City
© Paúl Rivera
The outer shell of the ‘Tori Tori Restaurant’ in Mexico City is outstanding and certainly gets noticed, the inner glass façade is embraced in the open structure which of a huge undulating mesh screen. Completed in 2011 this was the ambitious joint project of Rojkind Arquitectos + ESRAWE Studio. It is also an award winning design...
Modern Hotel Architecture at its Most Creative
‘Dream Downtown Hotel’ by Handel Architects of New York
Built on a site of significant architectural interest, the ‘Dream Downtown Hotel’ is a magnificent example of modern hotel architecture. This super stylish ‘boutique hotel’ is in the fashionable Chelsea region of New York and was a major redevelopment project by Handel Architects in 2006. The central theme that enlivens the ‘Dream Downtown Hotel’s exterior and interior design is a futuristic abstract interpretation of bubbling water...
‘Los Molles House’ a Modern Weekend House
Contemporary Design Garden House by dRN Arquitectos of Santiago
Located in Cachagua, in the Valparaíso Region of Chile, ‘Los Molles House’ is an attractive contemporary home that has been built to take full advantage of its garden and pleasing wooded surroundings. Although not in a remote location this modern weekend house has been constructed so that its occupants may enjoy privacy while relaxing during their leisure time ‘
Although in a desirable coastal location the house does not have direct ocean views, so ‘dRN Arquitectos’ decision was to orient the build towards the woodland and hills. The site is sloping and irregular so the construction has been carefully integrated into this uneven ground...
Contemporary Coastal House by Bates Masi Architects
The Enigmatic ‘Genius Loci House’ in Montauk, New York
This fascinating home is in the small coastal resort of Montauk, New York. Bates Masi Architects said of their project that the unique history, climatic conditions and folklore of the location contributed considerably to their design decisions. The ‘Genius Loci House’ is somehow imbued with the essence of this atmospheric location...