The Basque Culinary Center was in search for the perfect place to set up school and was enamored with the natural beauty at a piece of land in San Sebastian. This is located on the coast of the Bay of Biscay in Northern Spain. It’s splendid view and awesome atmosphere is what lured the school into building on its grounds. Continue reading »
A well conceptualized beach house sits on top of a hill in Tunquen, Chile. This beach house has a spectacular view but also boasts of using sustainable green architecture and design to complete its structure. Solar panels and a wind- powered well are just some of the highlights this home made use of. Continue reading »
Sitting in what was once a samurai residence is a very tranquil yet modern looking house known as the House S. This home was designed by a Japanese firm called Keiji Ashizawa Design. It is located in a quiet residential area in Tokyo amidst tall pine and zelkova trees. All the greenery surrounding the area paved the way for much of the house’s design. Pocket gardens were situated on each floor of the house, bringing in the greenery from its surroundings. The huge landscape that flank the surroundings provide shade and privacy as well. Continue reading »
Anyone who takes a look at SLEEPY bed will definitely want to get lost in it. Designer Angelo Tomaiuolo, an Italian architect, certainly knows how to lure people to sleep. Its form and design makes this ideal for modern or contemporary homes. Produced by Tonin Casa, this piece has an all upholstered frame wrapped with fabric or eco-leather in various textures. Its headboard is raised at just the right height for maximum comfort. Continue reading »
A very unique home in shape and form sits along the Willamette River in Portland Oregon. The family turned to Robert Oshatz who is known for his organic approach to architecture.
This summer retreat house has an area of 2,364 sq. ft. and resembles the contours and ripples of water. Curved and intricately glued laminated wood beams make up this house’s organic form. Continue reading »