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Ultra Chic D-Hotel, Turkey

Combining the exotic elements of the East and modernity of the West through minimalistic style, the most exciting new hotel opening in Europe, D-Hotel Maris in Turkey opened its doors in April 2012. Located in the stunning reservation area of the Datca Peninsula and situated high up on the hillside, D-Hotel Maris resort offers the … Read More

Contemporary Banyon Treehouse, California

Rockefeller Partners Architects a California-based design studio has designed the Banyan Treehouse. Completed in 2009, this adult guest house is located in Nichols Canyon, Los Angeles County, California, USA. According to the architects: “Located on a high eastern-facing ridge with views downtown Los Angeles in the distance, the Banyan Treehouse is a diminutive art studio … Read More

Modern Mar de Encinas, Spain

Madrid-based design tudio ÁBATON has completed the Mar de Encinas project. This two-storey contemporary home can be found in Las Marías, Torrelodones, Madrid, Spain. According to the architects: “Due to the characteristics of the land and the vegetation, the contemporary Spanish house was envisaged in two parts linked by a transparent passage. One of the units … Read More

Futuristic Plak Residence, Vienna

Propeller Z a Vienna-based design studio has completed the Plak Residence project in 2011. This four-storey contemporary home is located in Vienna, Austria. The contemporary Austrian property reminds us of the Star Wars character Darth Vader but in white. The interior design of the property is minimalistic—all white with some brown in the form of wooden … Read More

Contemporary Ecole Maternelle, Paris

Eva Samuel Architects and Associates a Paris-based design studio has designed this preschool in Paris, France. According to the architects: “The building’s envelope is a response for several environmental aims: visual protection, increased natural light to counteract the surrounding solar screens, no thermal bridges, natural ventilation and double flux in winter. This contemporary Paris school is … Read More