Designed by A Parallel Architecture the house features glass walls that create a wonderful indoor-outdoor interplay and extend the living area beyond the normal confines of the home. Giving unabated panoramic views of the distant landscape the second level of the home contains an expansive master suite a stunning bathroom and a rooftop deck with a fireplace and comfy lounge. Opening up to the private courtyard in the rear both levels of the house enjoy seamless connectivity with the outdoors.
After plenty of searching Alex found a quiet piece of land surrounded by natural canopy in the hills of the São Conrado neighborhood. Architect Arthur Casas soon brought to life the perfect residence that Alex had always envisioned while elevating it to a whole new level with the wonderful use of semi-minimal aesthetics and a daring blend of textures. The lavish pool outside and the exquisite deck space overlooking the vibrant coast of Rio and the ocean are the true focal points of this
The beautiful reception of the house welcomes you inside with an elegant sitting area a lavish dining space a kitchen and a master bedroom next to it. A floor-to-ceiling wall library gives the space a distinct identity while large glass windows offer unabated views of the city and the Chouf Mountains in the distance.
Since Alex wanted his interior to feature the exact stone color as the Western Wall in Jerusalem the architect carefully incorporated this feature while adding wood and glass to lend visual balance. The living area is connected with the deck outside in an effortless manner and the cozy private bedrooms offer unabated views of the waves in the distance. Much like everything else in Rio this remarkable home comes alive once the sun sets as it offers some breathtaking views of Rio at its dazzling best!
A cellar laundry pantry garage for two cars a separate service apartment and a fabulous indoor swimming pool complete this opulent villa. Currently for sale this majestic villa that blends old world charm with new-age comfort could be all yours for $7.46 million!
If you own a sensational penthouse in the city of Beirut Lebanon then most homeowners and architects would want to incorporate the distant Mediterranean views into the overall scheme of things. But iconic architect Bernard Khoury has always had ideas that have challenged conventions and redefined the trendy.
The result though is an innovative home that borrows from the architectural principles of Mid-Century Modern design to steal the show with its distinct façade and breezy interiors. A cheerful welcomes you into the house that features an ergonomic open-plan living space.