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Around the World: Beautiful and Calm House in Switzerland

By Wave Avenue on Dec 08, 2013

Wespi de Meuron Romeo Architects have designed this gorgeous home in Locarno, Switzerland. Its best feature would have to be the breathtaking view of the city while being surrounded by mountains and a lake. Description... Continue reading

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House Envy: Luxurious Home with Priceless Views of LA

By Wave Avenue on Nov 19, 2013

Whipple Russell Architects have designed the 9010 Hopen Place located in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California. This 372 square meter luxurious residence has four bedrooms, five baths and an infinity pool with a priceless view... Continue reading

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House Envy: Fire Station Transformed into a Contemporary Home

By Wave Avenue on Nov 18, 2013

The Stables is a contemporary residence renovated from an old fire station located in Richmond, Melbourne, Australia. This terrific three bedroom home blends its history with state-of-the-art attitude. Continue reading

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House Envy: Salvaged Materials at the Manor House Stables

By Wave Avenue on Nov 06, 2013

AR Design Studio have designed the Manor House Stables located in Headbourne Worthy, a village and former manor within the City of Winchester district of Hampshire, England. This interior and exterior renovation project was completed... Continue reading

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Around the World: 1930s Corner Apartment in Sweden

By Wave Avenue on Oct 23, 2013

This barefoot-friendly, two room corner apartment in Sweden was built in the mid 1930s in the functionalist style with warm wooden floors. Natural light come abundantly from both the West and North of the house... Continue reading

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Interior Inspiration: Modern Uptown Home by Laura U

By Wave Avenue on Oct 22, 2013

Laura U Interior Design have created a fun and pop culture filled Uptown Pied- -terre (French for “foot on the ground”), a small home in the city. The tastefully vibrant elements of its interior is... Continue reading

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Around the World: Gorgeous Villa K in the Netherlands

By Wave Avenue on Oct 15, 2013

Dutch architectural firm ARCHITECTENCSK has designed this modern home called Villa K that floats on top off old dunes surrounded by a natural oak forest in Alkmaar, North Holland, The Netherlands. It strikingly curves around... Continue reading

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House Envy: Sustainable Great Barrier Island Home

By Wave Avenue on Oct 10, 2013

Crosson Clarke Carnachan Architects designed the Great Barrier Island House located in New Zealand. This 170 square meter sustainable timber residence was completed in 2009. Great Barrier House by Crosson Clark Carnachan Architects: The house... Continue reading

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House Envy: South African Home at the Foot of Table Mountain

By Wave Avenue on Oct 10, 2013

Antonio Zaninovic Architecture Studio and Rees Roberts & Partners have designed the Gubbins House located at the base of Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa. This contemporary home has a lush garden, a pool... Continue reading

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House Envy: A Pool Like No Other

By Wave Avenue on Oct 08, 2013

Artist Gabriel Orozco, in collaboration with architect Tatiana Bilbao, has created the Observatory House. Featuring a relaxing pool, this home reflects simple living inspired by Jantar Mantar’s Astronimical Observatory in India. Photos by Iwan Baan Continue reading