The New Modern Haus J2 On Bavaria’s Lake Starnberg

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This new private residence and pool located on Lake Starnberg in upper Bavaria is 12,000 square feet of modern, clean and white, well-lit living space designed by Beer Bembé Dellinger Architects & Urban Planners GmbH. (more…)

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The Liquidity House With Transparent Pool by Barnes Coy

liquidity house with transparent pool

Liquidity is the name given to this enormous 12,000 square foot house by Barnes Coy Architects. In addition to the sheer size and the giant panels of glass that make up the facades, the open deck and transparent swimming pool make the home truly distinct. (more…)

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Caseta: A Stunning Home On A West Frisian Island

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Located on an island in the Dutch Frisian lakes, this holiday home was designed to replace one that was in poor structural condition. Reachable only by boat, Caseta is a stunning piece of residential architecture, inside and out. (more…)

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The Wild White Aluminum Wave House by Mario Romano in Venice, CA.

Wave House Mario Romano

Venice, California has been undergoing a resurrection since I first moved to LA over 28 years ago. Whereas the area was an artsy enclave with its Gehry homes and modernist architecture in the 70s and 80’s, it fell into disrepair and became a relatively scummy and unsafe beach side community in the 90’s and early 2000s. However, since then it has become one of the most expensive and desirable areas in which to live. And like it or not (and several do not) Mario Romano’s $6.5 million dollar Wave House is an example of some of the city’s outrageous new homes. (more…)

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Ultra Modern Angular Mulholland Home With Spillover Pool.

Modern Mulholland Home by Domaen

Located high up in the hills of Hollywood is this 5,400 square foot ultra modern private residence on Mulholland Drive. The large angular home was built from the ground up in 2010 by Domaen, who was responsible for the architectural design, exterior & interior design, project management and fabrication. (more…)

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PART ONE: Modern Mansion With Wrap Around Pool and Glass-Walled Garage For $36 Million. (36 Pics)

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This jaw-dropping residence at 1201 Laurel Way in Beverly Hills is presently on the market (but not listed on the MLS), for a mere $36,000,000. To share with you the features and numerous photos (I have 86) of this enormous modern mansion, I simply had to break this up into two posts. (more…)

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