Casa Hortinha

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Casa Hortinha

Region: PT – Portugal, Algarve, Portimão

Accommodation: House

Casa Hortinha, in the heart of the Portuguese town of Portimão, embodies the style of the 1960s both inside and out. This town house, a modern heritage-listed monument, has been restored and modernised by the Dutch-Portuguese architecture studio arte.

Ostseehof Langfeld

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Ostseehof Langfeld

Region: DE – Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Pommerby

Accommodation: House

Beautiful natural surroundings, plenty of space, and traditional charm! With views of the nearby sea and the Falshöft lighthouse, this half-timbered farmhouse is perched on a hill at the edge of the Geltinger Birk nature reserve in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. The historic ensemble comprises three large holiday houses, a thatched cottage, and a communal house shared by all its guests. 

Trecubi

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Trecubi

Region: IT – Italy, Sicily, Avola

Accommodation: House

Trecubi – a holiday home situated near the town of Noto in the southeast of Sicily – offers magnificent views over the region’s hilly landscape, all the way to the sea five kilometres away. It rises out of a terraced slope and merges harmoniously with its surroundings through its ochre colour palette. …

Minimalistic Loft

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Minimalistic Loft

Region: DE – Germany, Hamburg, Hamburg

Accommodation: Apartment

This location could hardly be more exclusive! The Minimalistic Loft is situated on the 18th floor of the Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg’s new landmark. Resting atop an old harbour warehouse, the glass structure with its wave-shaped roof and spectacular glass façade not only houses concert halls, a hotel and restaurants, but also apartments on the western tip. 

Recharge House

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Recharge House

Region: DK – Denmark, Agger

Accommodation: House

Recharge House on the Danish North Sea coast is the latest project by architect Søren Sarup, who has already built several holiday homes in the small fishing village of Agger.  Located about 600 metres from the sea, the home’s design was significantly influenced by its immediate proximity to a small lake.

Haus am See

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Haus am See

Region: DE – Germany, Brandenburg, Werder

Accommodation: House

The historic center of Werder in Germany’s Brandenburg region is situated on an island in the river Havel, surrounded by water on all sides. Adjacent to the island’s church, there is a large property which extends right down to the banks of the Havel. …

Schwarzwaldstrand

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Schwarzwaldstrand

Region: DE – Germany, Baden-Württemberg, Bad Herrenalb

Accommodation: House, Apartment

House Schwarzwaldstrand, on the outskirts of Bad Herrenalb, reflects the love of the owner – a trained timber boat builder – of wood and water. The massive wooden building, constructed according to ecological criteria, is located on an almost triangular plot, …

Villa Vergelle

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Villa Vergelle

Region: IT – Italy, Tuscany, Montalcino

Accommodation: House

Set in the Tuscan Orcia Valley, Villa Vergelle resembles a traditional agricultural building from the outside. Behind its old walls, however, the villa embraces a modern industrial style: concrete flooring, visible steel beams, large windows and an open living area on the ground floor combine to create a loft-like ambience. …

De Rheezer Kamer

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De Rheezer Kamer

Region: NL – Netherlands, Overijssel, Hardenberg, Rheeze

Accommodation: B&B

In the Overijssels Vechtdal – an idyllic landscape with a winding river – the small B & B De Rheezer Kamer is situated in the thatched barn of an old farm dating from 1873. Gnarled beams add character to the all-white space with an open ceiling. …

Kultur Gut Hasselburg

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Kultur Gut Hasselburg

Region: DE – Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Altenkrempe, Hasselburg

Accommodation: Apartment

Its size and architectural unity make Kultur Gut Hasselburg – a 18th century country estate – unique in Schleswig Holstein. The stately, late Baroque gatehouse of the manor complex features nine apartments for two to eight people as well as nine guest rooms. …

The hidden treehouse resort

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The hidden treehouse resort

Region: DE – Germany, Lower Saxony, Bad Zwischenahn, Ammerland

Accommodation: House

Childhood dreams should be come true – but with an upgrade, please! With the forest all around and deer underneath the tree house. With panoramic windows the guest feels part of nature at the resort Baumgeflüster. …

Che Bella Vista

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Che Bella Vista

Region: IT – Italy, Liguria, Diano San Pietro, close to Imperia

Accommodation: House, Apartment

In a remote location among the Ligurian mountains lies the Che Bella Vista, a house in typical regional style, with two apartments. The house was built on an old vineyard, far from larger settlements to offer peace and seclusion to its guests. …

Appartementvillen Aradira

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Appartementvillen Aradira

Region: AT – Austria, Tyrol, Kappl

Accommodation: House, Apartment

A house just like the landscape on which it was built: The resort Aradira located in Kappl in Austria displays modern alpine architecture. The name Aradira means farmland and reveals its connection with Tyrolean tradition. Local materials were used in its construction, …

alte Säge, Austria
Autumn at lake Weissensee

Lakeside rest & relaxation in spacious holiday apartments. Autumn offer for readers of HOLIDAYAARCHITECTURE.

das Birki
Germany, Harz

Two holiday apartments – perfectly located to enjoy nature and culture in the Eastern Harz Mountains.

Discover: South Tyrol

Italy’s northernmost province boasts an abundance of attractions. Innovative architecture in dialogue with the region’s landscape and cultural traditions, rich natural diversity from alpine mountain ranges to Mediterranean vineyards, and cuisine influenced by both Italy and Austria all combine to make this area the perfect destination for architecture lovers, hiking enthusiasts and gourmets.

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