Damn, Look What You Get When Aston Martin Designs A House!

Sylvan Rock is the first of its kind. A micro compound luxury residential real estate development created by S3 Architecture and the first private residential estate designed by Aston Martin. Together they present this single-family home available for purchase with an asking price of $7.7 million. The new residential home in New York is a sophisticated and stylish 8,430 sq.ft. modernist structure that includes all the luxuries one might expect and then some. (more…)

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Casa Xólotl by Punto Arquitectonico: Renovated Romantic Rental

Mexican architecture firm Punto Arquitectonico renovated an old home in the historic center of Yucatan’s capital Merida and transformed it into Casa Xolotl, a beautifully designed romantic getaway you can rent for $220 a night through Airbnb. The home’s most compelling feature is the swimming pool area, created from a preexisting traditional cistern in the patio. (more…)

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The Collywood House, An Uncharacteristically Olson Kundig Home in Los Angeles

What really surprised me about this new home was not the outrageous size or intimidating asking price of $62 million, that’s become the price of entry for a mansion in LA these days, but the architecture firm behind it. It was designed by Olson Kundig, a firm whose work we’ve shared with you five times for their beautiful designs. However, this 15,642 sq.ft. home is uncharacteristically outrageous for the usually tasteful Seattle, Washington based firm. (more…)

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