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Shell-like pavilions in Monte Carlo

This amazing pavilions designed by Richard Martinet of Affine Design are part of large restoration project of the Place du Casino in Monte Carlo. The project included the restoration and embellishment of The Hotel de Paris from 1864, and the replacement of the Sporting d’Hiver from the 1930s with three mixed-use buildings.

Modern single family house by Barn Studio

This contemporary house designed  architecture firm Baran Studio for a family in North Oakland, California. This building conntects traditional design with very modern elements such as a roof.  It becomes a skin that is wrapped around the exterior. Wood and metal referes to industrial style but warm residential feel is preserved. The interior designis kept modern and simple but it is also very cozy.

The Pole House

This iconic Pole House  overlooks ocean on three sides.F rom inside the home, the social zones have a panoramic 200 degree view of the ocean beyond. The interior is minimalist and in dark shades, nothing distracts attention from the awesome views.