Artreehoose – Homes Near the Lake

September 29, 2010 Stylish Houses

Wedged into a tight lot along Lake Candlewood in New Fairfield, Connecticut, this new home’s form and structure was derived from observations of trees and an adaptation of local building techniques. The project began with studies of leaf canopies, accumulated ring structures, and the dappled light that filters through groups of trees. Upstairs, two cantilevers contain the bedrooms. These spaces jut out over the lake like the prow of a boat and protrude into the surrounding trees themselves. Read More

Alila Cha-Am Resort

September 28, 2010 Modern Architecture

Bold, unconventional design by one of Thailand’s leading architects fused with luxurious contemporary living makes Alila Cha-Am one of the region’s hottest resorts. Retreat to the serenity of its beachfront setting on the Gulf of Thailand. Immerse yourself in this haven of understated sophistication, harmonized with the natural surroundings, fringed by soft sands and azure sea views. 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

House in Menorca

September 24, 2010 Luxury Modern Homes

Being a summer house, the main idea is not only creating the interior spaces of the house, but distribute all outer space. The interior spaces seek good relations with the outside world, colonizing their surroundings and their views. Inspired by the typical “tanca”, stone walls divisions of the realm. The plot is organized from a space frame, fully passable, based on a trace orthogonal, combining floors, platforms, water, trees, plants, tanca, pergolas, walls and the house itself. Read More