Situated in the island of Syros, this summer house hosts a family of four and their guests.…
And yesterday, Brazilian architect and my long time friend Joao Mansur , on the day of my…
Howard Slatkin’s Fifth Avenue Style is a gorgeously illustrated book where the esteemed yet fame-shy American interior decorator opens…
The Luis Barragán House and Studio, located in the west of Mexico City, was the residence of architect Luis Barragán in the years following the Second World War. Built in 1947, the house reflects Barragán’s design style during this period and remained his residence until his death in 1988.
Mostly dedicated to the enjoyment of Quebec’s winter, La Luge is a secondary home lying in the midst of the forest.
Nestled on its site, surrounded by dense vegetation preserving the house’s privacy, La Luge integrates a private spa which occupies almost a third of the useable area, adding on to the traditional countryside living spaces.
Themed around an “Edenic Experiment” – a man-made environment of nature in an imaginary world – Katayama has boldly lashed together expensive materials, cutting-edge lighting and decadent furnishings in a kind of Marcel Wanders’ dreamworld meets Star Trek style…
The completion of the National Center for performing Arts (NCPA) in Beijing marked not only a major architectural achievement , but was also a reflection of China ‘s enhanced strength in the cultural field.
Loreta consists of a large pilgrimage area containing beautiful chapels and chambers, It is also the most well kept site in all of Prague for security, pictures, visitors and so on.
Mucha exercised his greatest influence through his Encyclopaedia for Craftsmen (1902) a catalogue of Art Nouveau decorative elements , forms and designs whose precise drawings and sketches in small shelves are absolutely superb.
The historical villas of Capri recall the life, joy, love stories and sufferance of the great from the times of the Romans to today.
The royal of Alacazar is one of the oldest in Europe, declared bu UNESCO as Patrimony of Humanity, its a real jewel
On my inbox four months ago I receive an-e-mail with the title : ” Save the Date…
Oscar Niemeyer, the last lion of architectural modernism and the most renowned cultural figure in Brazil, died Wednesday at age 104. Here, in a review essay originally published in The Atlantic magazine in 2008, literary and national editor Benjamin Schwarz appraises Niemeyer’s life and work, focusing on the architect’s most colossal, enduring, and controversial work — the city of Brasilia.
Designed by Tokyo-based architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa of SANAA, the New Museum building is a home for contemporary art, an incubator for new ideas, as well as an architectural contribution to New York’s urban landscape.
Most commonly known as the Reggia di Caserta, this Unesco-listed pad is considered one of the greatest and last-achievements of Italian Baroque architecture. It also where Tom Cruise shot scenes for Mission Impossible 3 and where George Lucas filmed the interior shots of Queen Amidala’s royal residence in Star Wars Episode 1.
Itâ€™s only after you search within yourself and your traveling that you can find, if itâ€™s what you need to find, the true place of your origin. When you arrive in a site and feel a strong sense of affinity with the air, the climate, the music, the way people walk in the street, you can be sure itâ€™s probably where “home” is.