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Landscape Design

Contemporary Award Winning House

January 8, 2012 Stylish Houses

The Kona Residence is a single family residence in Hawaii, the result of a collaboration between the Belzberg Architects and interior design firm MLK Studio. Awarded the Freestanding House 2010 Award from Interior Design magazine, the modern home is made of different pods, each bringing new views and opportunities. Two sleeping pods and a central living area composed of the main living, cooking and dining spaces are linked with each other via gallery corridors. Read More

Residential Development Project: Les Terrasses Cap-à-l’Aigle

November 24, 2011 Luxury Modern Homes, Stylish Houses

The residential development project Les Terrasses Cap-à-l’Aigle was born from a passion for the great open spaces and natural beauty of the Charlevoix region in 2009. Florent Moser and Alain Rajotte, both entrepreneurs as well as ardent lovers of the region, have created a unique residential development project that unites nature and architecture to provide a haven of peace and rejuvenation for its future owners and tenants. With respect for the environment and the desire to harmonize with nature as the driving forces behind the project, the developers conceived modern, luxury homes that blend seamlessly into the landscape. This major residential development offers hillside lots with panoramic views, surrounding mature forest, privacy, tranquility, abundant natural light, and quality infrastructures. It is a two-phase project, with 60 and 40 lots respectively. Read More

Stunning Mountain Retreat in Cape Town

September 27, 2011 Luxury Modern Homes, Stylish Houses

According to the architects, “the house is comprised of five pavilions which are tucked into the sloping terrain surrounded by the existing natural fynbos which stretches from the mountain slopes above the site to the road below. The five pavilions mimic the lie of the land and lie like leaves that have fallen down the mountain. The pavilions are in sympathy with the surrounding context in order to achieve as little visual impact as possible on the existing natural landscape.” Open entering the interior of the home one would observe that the outdoors has been brought inside through “habitable spaces that have been created by using the Read More

Imaginative Architecture

March 24, 2011 Luxury Modern Homes

This swanky villa has got it goin’ on. Located in Phuket, Thailand, Villa Amanzi combines the best of contemporary design and ultra modern architecture to create a sublime cliffside sanctuary. Built into the granite rock face, Amanzi features panoramic views of the Andaman Sea, an open-plan living area that stretches from the garden entrance to to the infinity pool, and even it’s own mountain stream. Read More

Hill House in Washington

February 22, 2011 Stylish Houses

The Hill House by David Coleman Architecture is located in Winthrop, Washington and boasts a fabulous view, cool deck firepit and warm wood interiors. he building reads and lives like a habitable landscape, adapting to the changing seasons and needs of its occupants. In short, this is a modest, sustainable building with a big presence in a big landscape. Read More