Posts filed under: Architecture

London’s elite has long looked down on Marylebone, considered to be a lowly neighbor of the capital’s luxury quarter. Despite its proximity to Regent’s Park and short stroll to Oxford Street, it has always been seen as “slightly down at...
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A modern twist: the apartment building geared as much towards pleasing interiors as it is with architectural greatness. From Gehry to Urban Agency, from NYC to Sweden, these new, fresh, and somewhat Space-Age designs have become more and more popular. With...
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With its latest exhibit, “Ten Tops,” the Skyscraper Museum is looking at the tallest buildings in the world—according to the parameters they’ve put into place, that means structures that exceed the 100-story mark, including One World Trade Center and the...
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Ashford castle has been voted the world’s number one hotel by Virtuoso, an international network of luxury travel agencies. The announcement was made last night at the “Best of the Best” awards at the annual Virtuoso Travel Week event in Las...
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Donald Trump’s higher-than-ever public profile is stirring up ever more interest in the Greenwich mansion he once owned, on the market for $54 million. “Clearly, the Trump name was big a few months ago when I put the property on...
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Sensitively built to have no negative impact on its host tree, the building, designed by Takashi Kobayashi and Hiroshi Nakamura, offers a 36-metre long walkway, a picnic area, zipline and kid’s play area. The house is able to nest as...
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Construction cranes keep coming to South Florida, as evidenced this week by Miami’s newest boutique high-rise, Elysee Residences. The newly announce condo tower will feature only 100 units in a 57-story waterfront tower set directly on Biscayne Bay at 700...
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Not to be (greatly) outdone by its uptown neighbor across the park, the Upper West Side continues to break asking price records for its high-end townhouses. The stately granite-and-iron-spot-brick townhouse at 24 West 71st Street is being listed for $29 million dollars....
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Cutting-edge furniture designers and artists are reinvigorating marquetry with ravishing new riffs on traditional techniques, materials and patterns. From “How To Spend It” One of the first to look at marquetry with new eyes was that fascinating Dutch-Belgian design duo...
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As more out-of-towners decide they want to put down roots in South Florida rather than simply buy investment properties for the rental market, they’re asking for bigger, better, more expensive designs. Units equipped with quarters for a nanny or maid....
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