Konstantin Thorvald Barlas
IS House / Barlas Architects Location Aetolia-Acarnania, Greece; Architect in Charge Konstantin Thorvald Barlas; Project year 2015   From the architect. This residence is designed for a five-member family. The site, located in Palaiopanagia, a suburban area of Nafapaktos (Greece), has an area of 1.000 sq.m., and a pentagonal shape. Its wide side […]

Modern Greek architecture: IS House/Barlas Architects


stunning resort that no one would ever want to leave 10
Just a bit North from the beautiful Brazilian city of Salvator you will find Tivoli Ecoresort Praia do Forte, a stunning resort that no one would ever want to leave – and why should they? This charming, eco-friendly hideaway sits right next to the ocean, surrounded by nature and welcoming guests to enjoy and savor […]

South America’s Leading Spa Resort


stunning woodland home in Mexico 6
Glass, timber and a green roof make a striking combination in a home. The beautiful ‘Irekua Anatani’ house hidden in a lush forest of oyamel fir, pine and encino oak trees in Valle de Bravo, Mexico is one example. It was designed by Broissin architects to accommodate a small family […]

Stunning woodland home in Mexico



ASTANA EXPO CITY 2017 photo 6
Astana, Kazakhstan | 2017 Architects: Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture Client: IT Engineering Expo 2017 is an International Exposition scheduled to take place in 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan. On November 22, 2012 Astana was chosen by the International Exhibitions Bureau (BIE) as the venue to host EXPO-2017, which will […]

Expo 2017 Future Energy, Astana


HomeAway built an apartment in the Eiffel Tower 5
Holiday rental company HomeAway has constructed a temporary VIP apartment on the first level of the tower, open only for the duration of the UEFA Euro football tournament from 10 June to 10 July.   The luxurious suite comprises an over-sized lounge, an urban greenhouse, as well as two bedrooms. The temporary […]

Luxury Suite Built Inside the Eiffel Tower


The Versailles waterfall
The Château de Versailles is a year-round attraction for tourists in France. But when the weather brightens, it’s the gardens that are the big draw, with their elegant André Le Nôtre landscaping and musical fountains. The latest star attraction is a dazzling monumental free-standing waterfall on the manicured grounds that […]

The breathtaking Waterfall Installation at the Palace of Versailles



Luxury historic Mansion in Lucca 12
Villa Mansi / Location: Lucca Italy/ Bedrooms: 11/ Bathrooms: 9/ Living Area: 5000 m2 / 53820 Sq Ft. Found in the beautiful countryside of Lucca, Italy, this charming 17th century villa can be yours if you happen to have $19M laying around. The historical building actually dates back to the second half of the 16th century and covers 5,000 […]

The Historic Villas and Gardens in Tuscany


Gastronomic emporium in Lisbon 6
Originally built as a nobleman’s residence in the late 18th century, in recent years, the grand confines of Palácio Chiado was home to the Institute of Visual Arts, Design and Marketing before spending a period of time in abandoned disrepair. Its latest reincarnation is as a dining destination, which – […]

Gastronomic emporium in Lisbon


Church Sant Anna Old town 33
St. Anne’s Church, Warsaw/ Architectural style: neoclassical/ Architect: Chrystian Piotr Aigner/ Construction 1454 St. Anne’s Church is a church in the historic center of Warsaw, Poland, adjacent to the Castle Square, at Krakowskie Przedmieście 68. It is one of Poland’s most notable churches with a Neoclassical facade. The church ranks among Warsaw’s oldest buildings. […]

Interior of the St. Anne’s Church in Warsaw



People walk past the Switch House during the unveiling of the New Tate Modern in London
Tate Modern has unveiled its new extension, a pyramid-like tower housing cavernous gallery spaces, ahead of its official opening. The 200ft (65m) structure, boasting panoramic views of London, is part of the world-famous art museum. It is being billed as the UK’s most important new cultural building since the British Library. Starting […]

Tate Modern new pyramid tower in London


The Sea Song project 2
Sea Song, Big Sur, California, USA | 2015 Architects: Form4 Architecture The Sea Song project is located in the immeasurable natural beauty of Big Sur on the California coast. Unobtrusive by design, it is both private from the main road and utterly transparent to what lies ahead. Likened to a […]

Sea Song residence on the Big Sur Coast, California


Smart Garden Gadgets 1
Make sure your garden is just as smart as your home with these clever and connected bits of tech.   SMART LOCK – Outdoor Bluetooth smart padlock, Master Lock GARDEN CAM – Nubo security camera, Panasonic GARDEN SPEAKER – SRS-XB3 Bluetooth speaker, Sony Edyn Garden Sensor – The Edyn Garden Sensor is pretty easy to […]

Smart Garden Tools and Gadgets 2016



first net-zero residential project in California 6
This luxury custom home in Stanford, based on a patentedsteel frame building technology, is the first net-zero residence by architecture firm BONE Structure. The project, which includes the firm’s trademark construction process based on a post-and-beam system and laser-cut elements, is currently being built as a private home for professor Mark […]

First net-zero residential project in California


explosion of colors 3
Today i decided to enjoy my little jungle. I even have pineapple growing on my terrace. I hope you will enjoy the explosion of colors as much as I do.   photo Tatjana Kapa,  Playa del Carmen, Mexico (OC)

Explosion of colors on my terrace


Some of the best architectural photographers in the world 1
Daniel Cheong is one of the best architectural photographers in the world thanks to his stunning and unique photographs. He travels to different countries around the world such as France, Japan, Singapore and United States because of working in the telecom industry. This was a good chance for him to […]

The most popular architectural photographers in the world