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Casa Rocas

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The view of the Pacific terrain is preserved, even facilitated, throughout Studio MK27’s and 57STUDIO’s collaborative, modern house Casa Rocas in Chile’s Valparaíso Region. Sitting on a stony hillside that gently slopes into the sea, the house has been fashioned by lead architect Marcio Kogan into a drawer-like design that renders it into horizontal boxes and trays that “slide” into the hillside, creating multiple levels from which the magnificent view can be taken in.
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Fontevraud \ L’Hôtel

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via Yatzer™ | photo © Nicolas Mathéus

With hotel conversions in historic sites often ending up being rather soulless, the balance struck between modern-day tastes and needs, as well as history, is just right at the Fontevraud Abbey’s new hotel. Designed by architect duo Jouin Manku, aka Patrick Jouin & Sanjit Manku, the soothing and sleek design leaves room for the historically charged interiors of one of the vastest monastic sites from the Middle Ages, to continue be the focal point of every space.
Enjoy the tour of Fontevraud L’Hôtel @ Yatzer™ »

 

The Rose Hotel à Venice Beach

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via vogue.fr
 

Collaborateur régulier de Vogue Paris, le photographe Glen Luchford vient d’ouvrir les portes de son tout premier hôtel, The Rose Hotel. A mi-chemin entre la guest house de luxe et la planque de surfeurs design, les yeux regardant l’Océan, le lieu donne simplement envie d’y traîner ses espadrilles. Revue en images et rencontre avec ce propriétaire par comme les autres.
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The House of the Infinite

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via thetreemag.com
 

On a marvelous place like a piece of earthly paradise, at Cádiz, we have built an infinite plane facing the infinite sea, the most radical house we have ever made. At the very edge of the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, where the sea unites the new and the old continent, emerges a stone platform. At the place where all the ships from the Mediterranean used to pass and still pass by as they head off into the Atlantic.
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#house#1.130 by Estudio Entresitio

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via thecoolist.com
 

A grand, contemporary home has been built into a long, narrow plot in Madrid, Spain. The Green Roofed Labyrinth House by Estudio Entresitio, known officially as “# House # 1.130″, spans over 5,400 square feet of living space throughout stacked, terraced and green-roofed spaces. Its language is one of variance, where each space has its own unique appeal and constructive layout. It is a home created for a large family and their guests, one that stands out as a modern masterwork in urban environment of Madrid.
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Take a tour of the house @ Roland Halbe Architectural Photography »

 

Mirage House by Kois Associated Architects

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via perfectlounge.ch
 

Located in the northern side of the Cyclades, Tinos is the third largest island of island group. Well known as the “Island of Madonna”, Tinos is the greatest center of pilgrimage in Greece. Within its landscape of rugged, rocky hills lay more than 40 villages, like marble fragments of an ancient statue scattered across the hills. The island is famous for its unspoiled architecture, its picturesque villages and beautiful scenery.
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VILLA CHIBERTA

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Set in the serene and quaint town of Anglet on the southwest coast of France, Villa Chiberta by Atelier Delphine Carrere has all the perks of both a cabin in the woods and a beach house. Tucked into a forest of towering pines, a sandy boardwalk leads up to this sweet hideaway complete with private swimming pool. Designed so that no view of this idyllic setting could be missed, the villa also maintains a sense of seclusion.
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Ultra-Ruin

 

 

 

via Marco Casagrande | Photo © AdDa Zei / Casagrande Laboratory
 
Here is another fascinating project by Marco Casagrande and his team – “an architectural organism growing from the ruins of an abandoned farm-house in the jungle.”
 
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(Don’t miss to checkout the models of this project at the link above!)