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14 of the best contemporary beach houses and seaside holiday homes

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Beach houses have long been associated with traditional clapboard architecture – but architects are reinventing the vernacular, swapping roofs for swimming pools and introducing dramatic cantilevers.
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In Residence: Fernando Romero

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The architect opens up his modernist Mexican villa for the first time

“To me, this house is the ultimate modernity dream come true,” says Fernando Romero of the two-story, mid-century gem he calls home. “It is extremely flexible for all types of activities: for family, for socializing, for living.” Designed in 1955 by homegrown architect Francisco Artigas, the house is located in the leafy suburbs of Mexico City, adjacent to one of largest city parks in the Western Hemisphere, Bosque de Chapultepec.
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The mysterious limited-production fragrance house guided by Carlos K

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In a secret location near Marfa, Texas mysterious there is a small perfumery – a lab – where fascinating fragrances come to life. Guided by the talent of Mr. Kusubayashi, A Lab On Fire is a limited-production fragrance house built on collaborations with the brightest talents in the perfume industry. No one knows exactly how A Lab On Fire operates, or how Carlos Kusubayashi works.
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Ferrari 488 Spider

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There are a few feelings more liberating than retracting the car’s roof while cruising on a road. In Ferrari’s new 488 Spider, which was just announced today, that feeling is likely due for a stallion-stamped embellishment. Here we find the Italian luxury sports car manufacturer releasing a powerful – about 661 horsepower, to be specific – new update to the Spider family.
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In Residence: Carlos Herrera

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The cultivated tones and clean lines of the Mexican architect’s weekend getaway

From sprawling coastal Country Clubs and lush resorts to secluded private residences, the Mexican architect Carlos Herrera is known throughout Latin America for his sophisticated approach to contemporary luxury on every scale. His own home in Cuernavaca, some thirty minutes south of Mexico City, is no exception: the expansive, concrete concoction reveals an earthy, elemental kind of modernism with simple, heavy furnishings and endless stretches of travertine and marble.
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Gyrecraft

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via vimeo.com

A short film about crafting objects at sea, in the past with whale’s teeth and the future with caught plastic melted with a machine harnessing the sun.
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Barrancas House

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via hypebeast.com | photos © Jaime Navarro, Roland Halbe

Mexico-based EZEQUIELFARCA architecture & design has completed a restoration project of a spacious 1970s residence in Mexico City. Despite initial doubts on the aesthetic qualities of the home, the design firm took advantage of the vast amounts of open space and tranquil views available, by creating earthy, multifunctional areas achieved through movable screen walls.
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