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Church Of Tas

A Contemporary Tale That Dwells In History Not often does a Renaissance-era church reinvent itself as a contemporary residence. But when it does, the result can be particularly breathtaking. The newly unveiled Church of Tas in Sopuerta, Spain, is a fascinating if unusual example of adaptive reuse. Expertly executed by Garmendia Cordero Architects, the project […]

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The Jaffa Hotel, A Luxurious Encounter With A Storied City.

      The Jaffa Hotel, A Luxurious Encounter With A Storied City     Gently rising above the Mediterranean Sea, the ancient port city of Jaffa encloses millennia of history within its beige buildings and sun-kissed streets. Today, as Tel Aviv’s vibrant southern precinct, it continues to draw throngs of tourists to its biblical […]

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Café Pushkin, A Moscow Legend Brought To Life.

  Café Pushkin, A Moscow Legend Brought To Life       Café Pushkin is more than a concept. It’s more than a time capsule. This dreamy ensemble of antiques, legends and baroque magnificence is an institution of its own. Housed within a rose-hued mansion on Moscow’s famous Tverskoy Boulevard, this Maison Dellos restaurant draws […]

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Orsolina 28. International Dance Center.

  Orsolina 28 International Dance Center     An enchanted place in the heart of Monferrato. Orsolina28 was born from the passion of Simony Denegri, a passionate connoisseur of dance, and the deep professional respect and common vision with Marie-Agnès Gillot Étoile de l’Opéra de Paris .   The farm buildings have been completely renovated […]

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Son Muntaner, house of Alexandre de Betak by More Design Studio.

Son Muntaner Ballearic Architecture Design: Alexandre de Betak Project Management:  Oro del Negro Deia, Mallorca 2009-2011:  Complete restoration of an existing house /  Swimming pool  / Landscaping / Furniture /  Lighting / Set designer, Fashion show producer, art director Alexandre de Betak lounges in the sitting room of his remote island home in the northern Tramuntana hills of […]

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Eclectic Minimalism. Olivia Babarczy Home.

  Photography: Julie Adams   Olivia Babarczy if the founder of the plunge collective an online space for sophisticated resort wear pieces that exude beach and pool side glamour. What is more impressive is her house in Sydney which is today featured on our section, Portrel Interiors.   The house was built in the 1920s in Spanish […]

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White Rooms by Ando Corporation, Wakayama Japan.

  Architects ANDO Corporation   Location Wakayama, Japan   Architect in Charge Yoshiaki Nagasaka   General Contractors ANDO Corporation   Area 288.22 sqm   Photographs Kimikazu Tomizawa                                       source: archdaily.com

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Kuca Kammena. Stone House in Novigrad, Croatia.

Kuća Kamena or simply “Stone House”. It is located in the heart of the small town of Novigrad in Dalmatia and it’s the home of artist and designer Boris Kajmak and, if you like, yours for a little while. The house has its origins in the sixteenth century, but exists in its current form since the mid-nineteenth century. The last […]