Quinta dos Alcoutins

Quinta dos Alcoutins




The House is inserted on an estate situated at the northern limit of Lisbon, the lot is north-facing with an accentuated decline. A grey volume draws the exterior spaces of the house and rectifies the inclined nature of the terrain,… Continue Reading




Villa with views across Monaco and Cap Martin

Villa with views across Monaco and Cap Martin




John Taylor’s Californian villa is an ultra-luxe six-bedroom hillside villa in the prestigious Roquebrune Cap Martin, France. Built over three levels, this Californian style villa boasts a heated swimming pool, summer kitchen, sauna, a closed garage accommodating up to three… Continue Reading




Arroios Apartment by Tiago Filipe Santos

Arroios Apartment by Tiago Filipe Santos




The living room of this apartment renovated by Portuguese architect Tiago Filipe Santos opens onto a tiered courtyard garden. Named Arroios Apartment, the residence occupies a long narrow space on the ground floor of a typical Lisbon apartment block. Behind… Continue Reading




Renovated house in Lisbon

Renovated house in Lisbon




Lisbon architecture office Cais has renovated and extended an outdated house in the city, preserving its existing facade and creating an open-plan interior that extends into a new terraced garden at the rear. Located in the Portuguese capital’s Belém neighbourhood,… Continue Reading




Plant-covered hotel in São Paulo

Plant-covered hotel in São Paulo




Nouvel’s Paris-based firm teamed up with developer Alexandre Allard of Groupe Allard to create Cidade Matarazzo – a 550,000 square-metre complex of historic buildings being regenerated in the city’s centre, including the former Filomena Matarazzo maternity hospital. Nouvel and his… Continue Reading