Wallpaper House

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Wallpaper House

Region: ES – Spain, Andalusia, Tarifa, La Peña

Accommodation: House

The house, which was designed by Swedish architect Thomas Sandell for the Wallpaper magazine, was exhibited at the Milan Furniture Fair in 1998. It was then transported to southern Spain and re-erected on a hillside near the coastal town of Tarifa. It is situated between rocky terrain and a pine forest — with sweeping views across the Strait of Gibraltar to Africa.

Villa Mayr

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Villa Mayr

Region: IT – Italy, South Tyrol, Brixen, Vahrn

Accommodation: Hotel

Villa Mayr in Vahrn near Brixen, South Tyrol is a house steeped in history. The building, which is more than 400 years old, used to be the summer residence of the Hotel Elephant in Brixen and was converted into a boarding house in 1878. One of the most famous guests was the composer Gustav Mahler, who is today commemorated by a suite bearing his name. The architecture and design firm bergmeisterwolf has transferred the building into the present and created a symbiosis of old and new.

Iselhof

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Iselhof

Region: AT – Austria, East Tyrol, Lienz

Accommodation: Apartment

Mountain world and city life, tradition and modernity—a holiday at Iselhof in Lienz in East Tyrol has many facets. You live in the midst of greenery, but it only takes a few minutes to walk to the centre of the small town. The listed ensemble consisting of a 13th century manor house, a historical Stadl (the former farmhouse) and the contemporary Villa Notsch is situated on a huge plot of land directly adjacent to the glacial river Isel. The historical Stadl was refurbished and converted into residential units. It gives now home to two holiday flats.

Mosel Chalets

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Mosel Chalets

Region: DE – Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Pommern

Accommodation: House

The Moselle Chalets in Pommern, one of the oldest wine-growing villages on the Moselle, appeal not only to wine lovers but also to people with an interest in modern architecture. With their straightforward design, the three wooden houses are set apart from the traditional half-timbered architecture of the region. Since it was important to host Holger Maurer to integrate the view of the Moselle valley into the interiors, the houses are completely glazed on the side facing the valley…

Haus am Kellersee

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Haus am Kellersee

Region: DE – Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Eutin, Sielbeck

Accommodation: House

Haus am Kellersee is a Wilhelminian-style villa situated directly on the shore of the second-largest lake in Holstein Switzerland. Situated on the edge of a forest between Eutin and the spa town of Malente, the villa from 1910 has been extensively refurbished and converted. It includes two holiday flats — both furnished in a modern style and with views of the lake, and each with its own character.

Tiny House Laresch

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Tiny House Laresch

Region: CH – Switzerland, Grisons, Mathon

Accommodation: House

Pensiun Laresch has grown! The Tiny House expands the facilities of the mountain lodge that Marianne Peyer and Lukas Hug opened in 2015 in Mathon, a village in the Beverin Nature Park, Switzerland. The little house is in dialogue with both the landscape and the main building. With its wooden shingle façade, it has a different feel than the mountain lodge, which is reminiscent of a rock, while the asymmetrical roof shape connects both houses. Just as with Pensiun Laresch, a lot of emphasis was placed on sustainability when designing the Tiny House.

Strandvilla auf der Ostsee

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Strandvilla auf der Ostsee

Region: DE – Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Kappeln, Baltic Sea resort of Olpenitz

Accommodation: House

Due to its location on a pier in the Baltic Sea resort of Olpenitz near Kappeln, a town situated on the Schlei, the Strandvilla gives guests the impression of living in the middle of the Baltic Sea. To the front you can enjoy a view of a bathing bay, to the back you have a wide view over the Baltic Sea and the Schleimünde nature reserve. However, not only the location is special but also the house. The cubic building is clad with extraordinary bricks from Denmark. The interiors are distinguished by panoramic windows that extend over the entire front and rear façade. If the sliding doors are opened, the sea breeze can be felt blowing through the house…

Francocci 7

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Francocci 7

Region: IT – Italy, Umbria, Spoleto, Terzo La Pieve

Accommodation: Apartment

Francocci 7 is perched on a hill in Umbria, the green heart of Italy, with wide views over the countryside. This former Fatttoria, near the historic towns of Spoleto, Assisi and Perguia, has been carefully renovated and extended with modern architecture. The complex, which is surrounded by a large plot of land (with an olive grove and its own vineyard), comprises a private house and four holiday apartments.

Recharge House Agger

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Recharge House Agger

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.

Wasserturm Pirach

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Wasserturm Pirach

Region: DE – Germany, Bavaria, Pirach in the Chiemgau

Accommodation: Apartment

Wasserturm Pirach is a landmark in the foothills of the Bavarian Alps between the Lake Chiemsee and the Waginger Lake. With a height of almost 30 metres, the water tower presides over the houses of the hamlet of Pirach. Its façade of silver-coloured sheet steel panels, which protects this 1950s-built structure from the elements, makes for a striking visual impact.

Schgaguler Hotel

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Schgaguler Hotel

Region: IT – Italy, South Tyrol, Castelrotto

Accommodation: Hotel

At the South Tyrolean Schgaguler Hotel in Castelrotto at the foot of the Alpe di Siusi, you can admire the amazing transformation of an 80s building into an elegant modern boutique hotel. The hotel is hardly recognisable and looks like an entirely new building.

quartier – lodges tagesbar forum

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quartier

Region: DE – Germany, Bavaria, Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Accommodation: Hotel, Apartment

he quartier apartment hotel flanks a new residential district, which was built on a former hospital premises in the heart of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The construction in modern wood architecture differs from the traditonal local building type and stands out, but nevertheless refers to its surroundings: The four asymmetrical gables evoke a mountain backdrop.

Villa Due Pini

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Villa Due Pini

Region: IT – Italy, Lazio, Itri

Accommodation: House

Surrounded by an olive grove and overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea as well as the Aurunci mountains Villa Due Pini is situated on a hill in the small town of Itri. The house is also known as “White Pumpkin” and as unusual as its name is its story of origin: The villa is based on the redesign of an unfinished reinforced concrete skeleton. …

Villa Extramuros

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Villa Extramuros

Region: PT – Portugal, Alentejo Central, Arraiolos

Accommodation: Hotel

A modern retreat set amongst the olive groves. The Villa Extramuros is an exclusive villa/hotel in the Portuguese region of Alentejo. The modern building with a brilliant white façade was inspired by medieval monasteries: The rooms are grouped around a central courtyard. …

Hotel Hinteregger

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Hotel Hinteregger

Region: AT – Austria, Tyrol, Matrei

Accommodation: Hotel

Family owned for over 100 years, Hotel Hinteregger has been remodeled and enlarged over several generations. Now you will find modern architecture next to historic cross vaults and a traditional farmhouse parlor.

Seehotel am Neuklostersee

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Seehotel Neuklostersee

Region: DE – Germany, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Nakenstorf (near Wismar)

Accommodation: House, Hotel

The “Seehotel” is idyllically situated in the middle of a nature reserve on the shore of the Neuklostersee. In GDR times, the old brick farm house and the thatched timber-framed barn were used as LPG (agricultural cooperative) holiday homes. Remodeled and expanded over the years, the facility now serves as a hotel.

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