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Vacationing Homes

Casa Son Vida

November 9, 2010 Luxury Modern Homes

This may not be your idea of a home but it is bold and fun, and it has certainly attracted wide media attention. The 8,500 square-foot Casa Son Vida is a cooperation between three powerhouses: Luxury residential developer Cosmopolitan Estates, eclectic Dutch designer and founder of Mooi, Marcel Wanders,, and award-winning Los Angeles, Switzerland and Hong Kong-based tecARCHITECTURE. Casa Son Vida is located in the Balearic Islands off Spain, on the Island of Mallorca, where humans have lived since 6000–4000 BC and where more recently, tourists have over-crowded every beach. But Casa Son Vida avoids the touristy kitsch and aims much higher. It is in the exclusive Son Vida community, just 15 minutes from the capital of Palma. Read More

B8 Beach House

October 13, 2010 Stylish Houses

The B8 House is located 270km north of Santiago, in an area characterized for strong winds that run through the pacific coast. One of the main goals was to expand the constructed area, without increasing the original budget assigned to the house, to the related activities and situations that would be developed considering the owners life style. In order to achieve this, an articulating interior patio was proposed with the same dimensions of the standard module that is used in the house entry. 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

Dream Holiday House

August 25, 2010 Luxury Modern Homes

Cliff House, designed by Khosla Associates, is located in Kerala, India. It’s truly a dream holiday house with quite unusual design that many people will fall in love with. Read More

Comfortable Black Beach House

August 25, 2010 Stylish Houses

SheOak House, designed by Base Architecture, is located in Kingscliff, New South Wales, Australia. The black box on a beach-front lot is designed in informal, casual, comfortable and welcoming style. The 350 square meter house is done in mix of steel, timber and concrete. It’s resistant to such weather conditions as wind, salt and sun. The double height entry with grass underfoot and natural landscape consists of a semi indoor/outdoor space constructed of clear weatherboards. Read More