Month: December 2015

Portola Valley Real Estate: Market Update

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Michael Bay Directs Stunning Bel Air Villa

        Architecturally alarming things could be expected when a movie mogul of big-budget action movies based on over-the-top special effects assigns his mega-million Los Angeles villa project to a globally recognized architect whose work includes a fantastical master plan for a… Continue Reading “Michael Bay Directs Stunning Bel Air Villa”

Here Are Home Improvement Hacks to Simplify Your House Life

1. Hide your internet modem in a hollow book. And it’ll make you look smarter too! 2. Poke holes in a dark lampshade to make a unique design. This might take time and precision, though. 3. Use rope as curtain hooks. It’ll give your… Continue Reading “Here Are Home Improvement Hacks to Simplify Your House Life”

88 Million Dollar Mansion In Los Altos Hills Is Bonkers

  There’s no shortage of luxe features. In addition to the executive center (a space that reportedly holds a reception area, there’s a swimming pool with a retractable roof and swim-up bar; a stand alone catering kitchen; a six-car garage; a 4,000-bottle wine cellar;… Continue Reading “88 Million Dollar Mansion In Los Altos Hills Is Bonkers”

Underwater Living: Houseboat Of The Future

Company to create series of three-deck floating villas where bedroom will be UNDERWATER Offshore homes in the Arabian Gulf will feature three luxurious levels including one that is completely underwater The Floating Seahorse villas – technically boats without propulsion – are being developed Kleindienst… Continue Reading “Underwater Living: Houseboat Of The Future”

One of the Smallest Houses In San Francisco / On the Peninsula @ $599K

  Back in 1980, A single Outer Richmond parcel was legally subdivided into three separate lots. Behind the 600-square-foot house which fronts the street at 550 46th Avenue, a 650-square-foot house known as 552 46th Avenue sits. And behind that house, 554 46th Avenue sits… Continue Reading “One of the Smallest Houses In San Francisco / On the Peninsula @ $599K”

Design, Shop, Leisure From Abroad

  Staircase in Hotel de Seze in Paris Sales Pavilion in Ningbo, China Mirrored Cafe in Gifu, Japan Grotto Private Sauna in Toronto, Canada Château de la Resle is a hotel is located in Montigny-la-Resle, France Hotel Villa in Honegg in Switzerland

Barrancas House – Mexico City

  forgot how beautiful grey concrete can be until  Ezequiel Farca had done with a 1970s residence in Mexico City. At the same time, also reminded of how much Farca’s  work is elegant in general. To start with, the Barrancas House in Mexico City… Continue Reading “Barrancas House – Mexico City”