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Collectors: Eugenio López Alonso

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Photographer Jim Goldberg shows us around the home of Latin America’s most prominent contemporary art collector

Born into a bottled fruit juice empire, Eugenio López Alonso changed the meaning of the family business forever when, starting in the 1990s, his Jumex collection revitalized the contemporary art scene in Mexico City.
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Wolseley Residence

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Wolseley Residence

Wolseley Residence

Wolseley Residence

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The Wolesley Residence by Australian architecture practice Mckimm has been conceived for a young family of five. Located in Brighton, one of Melbourne’s most exclusive suburb, the L-shaped dream house opens onto a courtyard and a swimming pool. The ocean-blue murals are by Melbourne artist Lucas Grogan.
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LaFerrari v Porsche 918 v McLaren P1 at Portimao

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Having pitted the Aston Martin Vantage GT12, Porsche 911 GT3 RS and McLaren 650S against each other last month, Chris Harris is back to race three new hypercars. Featuring the LaFerrari, Porsche 918 and McLaren P1, Harris excitedly reviews each model and their electric-assisted hybrid powertrains in a 50-minute video. Fast-forward to the 14-minute mark to see which car finished with the fastest time.
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Villa Marittima

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Villa Marittima

Villa Marittima

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Villa Marittima, located at St Andrews Beach in Victoria, was selected from the 11 residential projects that were in the running for the honour. The project description details that the expansive ocean views are revealed as visitors ascend the home’s tranquil spaces. Much like when climbing a sand dune, the panoramic vista is the reward at the top.
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Toucan House, Mexico

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Toucan House, Mexico

Toucan House, Mexico

Toucan House, Mexico

Toucan House

via wallpaper.com | photos © Rafael Gamo

The picturesque town of Valle de Bravo in the State of Mexico, located on the shores of the artificial Lake Avándaro, is characterised by cobbled roads and traditional white stucco streetscapes with wrought iron balconies, projecting timber eaves and red tiled roofs. The high altitude sustains a warm, temperate climate, which, coupled with the scenic setting, has transformed the historical town and wider municipality into a cosmopolitan getaway, two hours’ drive southwest of Mexico City.
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Casa Vila Matilde

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Casa Vila Matilde

Casa Vila Matilde

Casa Vila Matilde

Casa Vila Matilde

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On the outskirts of São Paulo, Brazilian architecture practice Terra E Tuma has replaced a dilapidated suburban home with a low-cost building made from structural wall blocks. Named after the neighborhood in which it sits, ‘Casa Vila Matilde’ was completed in just ten months.
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