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Residence House in Malaysia

November 8, 2010 Luxury Modern Homes

Paris-based Agence Jouin Manku took on its first large-scale integrated architectural and interior design commission in 2003, when YTL Design Group from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, invited it to design the residence of a Malaysian power family. Completed in the latter part of 2008, the residence is the ultimate expression of the taste, influence and industrial-scale capabilities of the prominent family whose entrepreneurial activities have shaped Kuala Lumpur’s skyline. Three generations of the family inhabit the 3,000 square-meter residence designed to accommodate both private and public functions. Read More

Panama House in Brazil

November 8, 2010 Luxury Modern Homes

Marcio Kogan’s Panama House is a residence designed for art. Located in São Paulo, Brazil, the house makes a powerful but subdued statement in its low, open, elongated elegance — a hallmark of Kogan’s architecture. In the past few years, the award-winning, Brazilian-born architect’s Studio MK27 has produced a steady stream of low-rise, boxy work – all with an uncanny intimacy, yet without any of the usual stuffy treatments that supposedly create intimacy. Read More

Casa Fez House

Casa Fez is a new house in Porto, Portugal, designed by architect Álvaro Leite Siza Vieira. The architect started planning his dream house in 2004 and the construction was finally finished earlier this year. He did absolutely everything himself – not just planning, coordinating and supervising the construction but also creating the interiors and the tiniest of details, including the doors and doorknobs, hand rails, furnishings, lighting, furniture and even some paintings. Read More

Exotic Residence House in Brazil

September 27, 2010 Luxury Modern Homes

JH House is a glamorous residence from Bernardes Jacobsen Architecture located in São Paulo, Brazil. It is a highly modern villa, with an exotic and distinguished exterior, whose appearance seems even more imposing due to the beautiful palm trees surrounding it. The U-shaped structure has a generous outdoor entertainment area, which includes an impressive pool, a basketball field and stylish furniture for occasional friends gatherings. Read More