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Luxury Cesme Marina, Turkey

Designed, built and operated for the discerning yacht owner, Çesme Marina opened in June 2010.  It was awarded the “Best Marina” title at the Golden Anchor Awards in Istanbul in 2011, and named “Best Tourism Investment” at the 4th Izmir Tourism Awards in April 2012. Sensitively integrated within a historic maritime city, just one-hour from … Read More

Residential Building of the Year Award, S.A Residence, Bangladesh

Dhaka-based Rafiq Azam of Shatotto received the ‘Residential Building of the Year Award’ (multiple occupancy), for SA Residence project, at the 2012 Emirates Glass LEAF Awards, which took place during this year’s London Design Festival. The human form has two parts – body as the shell and thoughts as the soul. Architecture is similar, with the building envelope as the shell … Read More

Residential Building of the Year Award, House Roces, Belgium

Bruges-based design studio Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects received the ‘Residential Building of the Year Award (single occupancy) at the 2012 Emirates Glass LEAF Awards during, which took place during this year’s London Design Festival. House Roces is a steel and glass structure. Perpendicular to the road, the elongated volume contrasts with the verticality of the trees. The glass box allows … Read More

Luxurious Chalet Amazon Creek, France

In the Les Bossons area of the Chamonix Valley, Chalet Amazon Creek sleeps up to ten guests in five stunning bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms. The chalet boasts vast living areas, a cinema room and a fully equipped luxury spa with hammam steam room, sauna and sunken Jacuzzi—total bliss! From the moment you arrive it will become … Read More

Contemporary Property Victoria 73, Cape Town

Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects (SAOTA) have completed the Victoria 73 project. Completed in 2005, this is another dream property designed by the Cape Town-based studio. The contemporary property can be found in Bantry Bay, Cape Town, South Africa. The brief given to the design team called for a dynamic response to capitalise on the site, by creating … Read More