What the Combination of Energetic Wood, Delicate Stone & Glass is Capable of at the Selva Alegre Residence in Ecuador

What the Combination of Energetic Wood, Delicate Stone & Glass is Capable of at the Selva Alegre Residence in Ecuador

  Selva Alegre was created to take inspiration from its surrounding environment: the Andes Mountains in Ecuador. The project was seen as a modern version of the historic Spanish hacienda that dominates the mountainous landscapes from Columbia to Peru. The...
What Happens to a Home in the Untamed Spirit of the West When Owners Share a Love for Disciplined Japanese Culture?

What Happens to a Home in the Untamed Spirit of the West When Owners Share a Love for Disciplined Japanese Culture?

  The four-bedroom home is arranged around a series of garden courtyards that complement the home’s sweeping views over a pond to the Tetons beyond, creating a setting the owner’s call Tengoku, Japanese for ‘paradise’. Tengoku Residence embraces its...
Yellowstone Residence: Like a Barnacle Clinging to its Precarious Perch in Big Sky, Montana

Yellowstone Residence: Like a Barnacle Clinging to its Precarious Perch in Big Sky, Montana

  Perched at 2, 470 metres on the side of a mountain in Montana’s Madison Range, the massing and materials of this house are sourced from the powerful landscape – as is its mood. The exterior of the house is a composition of Cor-ten steel and board-formed...
Cues from the Sea & Sky in this Fusion of Two Styles that Celebrates a Site’s Natural Gifts

Cues from the Sea & Sky in this Fusion of Two Styles that Celebrates a Site’s Natural Gifts

  The expansive vista of wildflower-laden bluffs meeting the churning Pacific where gray whales seasonally leap from the waves is the unique and dynamic setting of this home for a couple with nostalgic connections to their East Coast roots and a newfound desire...
In the Business to Sell Lifestyles, Not Just Homes: Films Location Company Launches Property Investment Division & Equates ‘Normal’ with ‘Luxury’

In the Business to Sell Lifestyles, Not Just Homes: Films Location Company Launches Property Investment Division & Equates ‘Normal’ with ‘Luxury’

  The affluent real estate market in South Africa is vigorously competitive with over 60 estate agencies competing for sole mandates across the country. Buyers and sellers are looking for value-add, not only in the properties they purchase, but in the agency they...