Arturo Erbsman, graduated from ENSAD- Ecole des Arts Déco- lives and works in Paris, France. Water, fire, wind, light, gravity, temperature, are his working tools. Erbsman works with natural phenomenons and try to create links between manufactured objects and the four elements of Nature.
This compact New Zealand beach house, along Coromandel Peninsula, offers practicality and durability without sacrificing attention to craftsmanship.
A mere 40 square meters, it is designed by Crosson Clarke Carnachan, who made use of every inch of space from floor to ceiling.
Inspired by his friends tiny house, architecture graduate Mason St. Peter built this cabin himself in Topanga, California.
“There were a few on the property but none were available to rent,” he said. “We started a dialogue with the owner and he encouraged us to build our own space with his materials.”
The prolific American designer Tom Ford enlisted award winning minimalist architect, Tadao Ando, to design his ranch in New Mexico.
Introducing bold geometry and his signature stoic concrete walls into the New Mexico landscape, Ando envelopes and highlights portions of barren land and turns them into monumental 'scapes of form and light.
For her home in Sao Paulo, interior designer Maria di Pace and her brother and architect Raul di Pace bought an old and deteriorating house on a great piece of land and remodeled it into large, open interior spaces integrating the outdoor area as part of the design.
Whenever he leaves his 300-square-meter apartment in Jardins, São Paulo to sleep in his 87-square-meter pied-à-terre in Chelsea, Hussein Jarouche doesn’t exactly downsize. The owner of Micasa, a furniture and objects store in São Paulo, Brazil, flies to New York four times a year, where he scours Brooklyn flea markets with his girlfriend, interior decorator Ana Strumpf.
Raw, minimalist and modest, Adolf Bereuter‘s latest project is nestled deep in the woods in Wolfurt. The cabin is designed to tread lightly on the land and its sculptural form relies on both the structural and aesthetic integrity of the timber.
Moscow-based architecture firm Archiproba took on the challenge to adapt a 1927 building that went through many years of abandon and misuse for DI_Telegraph. The final results is a concise and efficient workspace perfectly suited to the constructivist features the great construction showcases.
Aires Mateus Architecture Firm, together with the owners João and Andreia Rodrigues, transformed an old family farm into a modern retreat in the rural landscape of the Alentejo region of Portugal.
The intervention aimed to reclaim the natural beauty of the rural territory and landscape. The first step was the restoration of the house, acknowledging and respecting its cultural heritage.
Seattle-based MW Architects created Case Inlet Retreat, a cabin worthy of praise for its uncomplicated and gorgeous design.
Concrete and glass make up the first impression of the houses’ structure, marry in a classic modern mold, while geometric lines set the tone for the interior. When entering the house the cedar wood lined walls warm the space making room for a more rustic influence.
The beautiful Bacoc Hacienda located on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula is derived from an old, stone sisal fiber factory which was built sometime in the late 1800s.
Retaining the original shell of the property, Reyes Ríos + Larraín Arquitectos converted it in 2006 from a modern rustic ranch dedicated to livestock and beekeeping, to the gorgeous family home depicted in these photos.
Classical ceiling details and stucco in combination with Julius and Sarah's fastidious but personal furnishings give an apartment that is unlike any other.
In the master bedroom, which is the smallest of the three rooms, the old shoe boxes moonlighting as a bedside table and a thin curtain screens softly into the daylight.