This gorgeous home in the Hollywood Hills was designed by LA based XTEN
Architecture. This spacious property is aptly named 'Open House' based
on the ventilation system where every level of the house is open to
capture the prevailing breezes, which passively ventilate and cool the
One of the challenging factors in the creation of this piece was the hill's sharp slope of which the residence embeds.
Each elevation of the house opens up into nature, erasing the boundaries
between indoors and outdoors while connecting the spaces to gardens and
terraces on three levels.
The structure and detailing of the house is more complex than it
appears. Extensive grading and terraced retaining walls were developed
to extend the first floor living level into the hillside and to create a
garden terraces on each level.
This latest collaborative endeavor from East Editions is a handcrafted coffee table with a custom paintjob done by the Australian graffiti artist 'Vans The Omega.' Rach of the four tables produced feature a very unique geometric design made using acrylic, aerosol paints and satin varnish. Learn more about Vans The Omega and his furniture creation in the clip below: Read more
This gorgeous villa located in Stockholm was designed by Danish architect Haubro-Nielsen is integrates Japanese, Swedish and American architectural influences. It features different large volumes, bright rooms, open and separate spaces. Check it out: Read more
Envisioned by Minarc, the Appleton Living project is located in Venice, Italy. Developed specially for a family with children, the home takes advantage of the outdoor spaces which make up the property: swimming pool, outdoor dinning, barbeque area and play court. Read more