The Iberian Peninsula is renowned for providing some of the most scenic getaways in all of Europe and its old world charm along with relaxed environment and great climate all throughout the year attracts millions from across the continent and even the Atlantic. Located in one of the scenic spots of the region is and it does lend a refreshing sense of modernity to a setting that is otherwise drenched in tradition and unspoiled natural beauty.
The 800 square meter residence is a chic amalgamation of the characteristic form of old manor houses of the Alentejo along with sleek and well defined lines of contemporary structures. The resultant creation is a gorgeous two level villa that largely employs soothing neutral shades is predominantly clad in white and employs graceful use of glass and stone.
Los Angeles is renowned for its chic modern buildings and homes that are an example of what contemporary design wrapped in luxury should ideally look like. Here is another stunning home located on a gorgeous hilly setting of LA that seems to crisply amalgamate modern minimalistic trends with a love for nature to create a chic and ergonomic home that is dazzling both in terms of sleek form and ergonomic function. Designed by Aleks Istanbullu Architects the house embraces the vivid shades of nature on the outside with stripes of varying shades of green that ensure it blends in with the surrounding green.
When you think of a beautiful beach house the image of a setting like is probably not the first thing that springs to mind. That is not so much a comment on the house itself but the images on display here which just to present a sky very different from the ‘clear and sunny’ images that we are often used to.
The use of glass for this purpose has several benefits as it is easy to use retractable glass walls when compared to other materials thanks to their lighter weight but more importantly it only keeps the noise out while still giving visual access.