Set in the idylic Rio de Janeiro, Casa AL is the private residence of Brazilian television host Alex Lerner. It was built into the hillside, in a location that the client and the architects of Studio Arthur Casas chose together.
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We all know that education is the first step towards evolution, which means that there will always be room for campuses or other suitable places for students. Morphosis Architects, led by Thom Mayne, have created the Emerson College on Sunset Boulevard, L.A. This campus is designed to connect and provide shelter for over 200 undergraduate students that are willing to learn new things in fields such as art, communication and other interdisciplinary studies.
This residential project was recently completed by D4 Designs, a multi-award winning design practice founded in 2000 by Douglas Paton. With a bold façade and large outdoor spaces, this amazing house boasts personality and elegance. A special charm is given by the dark rectangular box above the main entrance.
When I first saw Casa dos Terracos I remembered about Santorini and the charming white buildings out there. Located in Carvoeiro, Portugal, this house was built in 1967 and used as a holiday retreat. Over time, things have changed. Studio Arte renovated it to fulfill all the necessary conditions so that a family could permanently live here. They did a pretty good job!
A holiday home bordered by a nature reserve and the ocean is the perfect summer retreat and a dreamy place to retire to some day. And when the architecture and the interior design are as exquisite as this, it all gets better and better.