Located in the port city of Valencia, on Spain’s south-eastern coast, lies the deceptively literal House on the Olive Trees. The residence was designed by the team at Gallardo Llopis Arquitectos, bringing forth a strong modernist identity through a relay of textures and sharp angles. In addition, of course, the imperative presence of unbothered middle-aged olive trees.
Located in the city of Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan, Nravil Architects have developed White Line House with the main goal of not harming the beautiful natural landscape where the construction is situated, whilst also minimising the necessary excavations.
An atmospheric, bold and non-standard interior with a masculine vibe. The apartment is a studio comprised of 4 consequentially connected areas.The bedroom area has a separate bathtub, the bathroom is combined with a glass wardrobe, through which a single white wall of the living room could be seen, the kitchen goes with an open storage.
Located in the remarkable city of Tel Aviv, Israel, stands an environmental sculptural park simply called Kikar Levana, or White Square in English. From 1977 until 1988 the project slowly dominated the landscape with absolute expressive geometry through concrete. An unrelenting manifestation of modernism in all its glory from the renowned sculptor Daniel Karavan.
The 95 square-meter, open-plan home is laid with herringbone timber floors and enveloped by white walls, bringing about a Parisian air that speaks to locality. Original French doors open to the terraces wrought iron balustrade, decorating this project from the outside in. Leather furnishings and silk-blend rugs add a layer of warmth and softness to the living room.
From the basement pool and spa, past a multi-level garden by Chelsea gold medallist Chris Beardshaw, all the way up to the rooftop bedroom with City skyline views, it’s the epitome of high-end contemporary residential design.The local council’s demand for a brick façade and continuity have resulted in a very stealthy dwelling at street level.
Located in the Japanese city of Shunan, FU House is a striking project by Kubota Architect Atelier; known for their penchant for absolute geometry, and a masterful manipulation of concrete and glass as a duo. Continuing their successful path, the project in hand focus on privacy as a distinguishing factor.
This minimalist beauty in London was designed by the notable art and architecture patron Doris Saatchi. Taking inspiration from John Pawson, Saatchi has created a home that is both functional and gorgeous; a living, breathing work of art.
Sydney-based eyewear company Oscar Wylee has recently opened their first Melbourne store, designed by the local architecture & interior design practice DesignOffice. The store’s architecture reflects Oscar Wylee’s design traditions: the timeless and enduring values behind their frame design, delivering a space of calm respite required for selecting eyewear and conducting eye-exams.
Ventura Estudio cares for the interior of a home that is also a show-room, playing with contrasts in a minimalism-rich personality.This contemporary home, housed in a 19th century historic building, is not just a black and white home. It's a business card. This is how Juan Carlos Fernández and Reyes Castellano, architect and designer, who owned the Venturian studio in Madrid, have experimented and searched for it...