It is simply spellbinding when you see modern architects and designers pull out all the stops to create lavish homes that incorporate not just a great design but also amazing ergonomics. Glass stone and wood have been pretty much the materials of choice when it comes to creating fabulous contemporary homes that range from the warm and the welcoming to the minimalistic and magical. This astounding and extravagant U-shaped glass house located in Houghton Johannesburg is all about unabated opulence. Designed by SAOTA () along with Antoni Associates this home charms you with its transparent brilliance.
Designed with a touch of elegance and timeless charm by Nelson-based studio Irving Smith Jack Architects this contemporary home stands between a refreshing pool area and a traditional farmhouse and form a lavish modern interlude.
But do not be distracted by the sober skies as this stunning modern structure nestled on the Pacific Coast of California can is simply spectacular in ways more than one. The most distinct aspect of the home is the grand use of stone on the outside that gives it its very unique and inimitable look.
The wine cellar is intoxicatingly grand the gaming room conveniently placed to have loads of fun and the living room warmth and comfort galore. Offering both fun and privacy at the same time the opulence is never lost throughout.
Contemporary homes and villas seem to be as much about spectacular and stunning views of the landscape they overlook as they are about stylish and sleek interiors. Designers and home owners are placing greater importance on integrating the surroundings into the design of the structure itself and when the backdrop is laced with tropical forests unending green canopy and refreshing views of the Andaman Sea it is pretty hard to find fault with the logic! The mesmerizing nestled in one of the quiet and isolated corners of Thailand brings together various design and textural elements to create a modern-day villa that is all about living it up in style.