Stranded off the coast of East Java on an uncharted isle, I was completely lost, shipwrecked and alone. But I did what any swashbuckling - vagabonding - architect would do. I built. I took the remnants of my seafaring vessel and constructed a fantastical Far East abode. Elevated amongst centuries old banyans and swaying coconuts, I’d hoped this vantage would save me from my isolated plight!
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The wanderlust was palpable, coursing through my veins like a suburban kid on Christmas Eve. I was in the midst of embarking on a new but familiar jaunt. 36 hours skyward, crossing frigid mountains, interminable oceans, and ever-changing continents, all to be reunited with 'The Last Paradise,' Bali.
Marrakech is a city unto itself, there's nothing quite like it. Time seems to linger here, yet...the pace of life is bloody fast! There's a beautiful madness to it all though. One minute you're overwhelmed by the curiosities of the bustling Jemaa el Fna square, from it snake charmers to its monkey-juggling theatrics
Pritzker prize winner Zaha Hadid, architect of the winning 2020 Japanese National Stadium proposal, and Miami's upcoming One Thousand Museum Tower, has recently completed the Jockey Club Innovation Tower (JCIT). The fluid structure is apart of Hong Kong's Polytechnic University campus. Zaha Hadid Architects have released images of JCIT, documented by renowned photographers Iwan Baan, studio Doublespace, Virgile Simon Bertrand, and videography by Dan Chung. Enjoy!
Suspended 40 meters above Fairhaven Beach, the Pole House is one of Australia's most iconic homes. Designed and built in the 1970s by Frank Dixon, the home needed upgrades and has now been recently renovated by F2 Architecture. The new finishings add a luxurious modern interior, creating a striking holiday experience like no other.
Manhattan's 432 Park Avenue is quickly rising to become the Western Hemisphere's tallest residential tower (1,398 ft.). Designed by starchitect Rafael Viñoly, the building is redefining New York's real estate records. Already generating nearly $1 billion in apartment sales, 432 Park Avenue stands to earn $3 billion in total sales.
I thought I had seen my share of amazing infinity-edge pools at Marina Bay Sands Singapore & the Hanging Gardens Ubud Hotel in Bali, but I was wrong! This concept villa, Mirage House, takes the cake. The home's entire roof is a pool! Image this place all to yourself, the tranquility, the parties, the views. Its incredible!
We travel to be taken out of our day to day norms. The scents, sights and sounds overwhelm and indulge our perception. Booking the right hotel is a vital factor in crafting the best travel experiences. With the advancements in technology & design, new hotel developments are pushing the boundaries of luxury hospitality. I've picked five outrageous luxury hotels around the globe that are under construction and once completed you have to experience!
Welcome to Harbour Island, Eleuthera, Bahamas, The Hamptons of the Caribbean. This 3 1/2 miles long, 1/2 mile wide pink sand island, has long been a favored travel destination among socialites, celebrities and royals. The island is home to colourful colonial cottages, bespoke shoppes and new-build vacation villas. Today we explore a new build home titled, 'House on a Dune,' designed by world renowned firm, Oppenheim Architecture + Design