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Fogo Island Inn

At the very edge of the North American continent the Fogo Island Inn is located on the rugged cliffs of Fogo, a small island off the northeast coast of Newfoundland. All of the 29 hotel rooms face the North Atlantic and offer spectacular views of the raging sea through panoramic windows. …

Region/Town: CA – Canada, Newfoundland, Fogo Island

Scenery: rugged, barren landscape, facing the North Atlantic

Accommodation: Hotel


La Pedevilla

The “Viles” – an ancient Ladin form of settlement in South Tyrol – were the inspiration for the design of the Pedevilla. The ensemble located at 1200 m altitude in a small village corresponds to the local couple-court style: two staggered, …

Region/Town: IT – Italy, South Tyrol, Enneberg/Marebbe (BZ)

Scenery: Hillside with panoramic views of mountain peaks

Accommodation: House


Els Comellars (Villa Santanyi)

Mediterranean minimalism: A 106 meter long stone path leads to Villa Santanyi which is located in an almond grove with sea and mountain views in the south of Majorca. The strict geometric construction clearly sets itself apart from the landscape but nevertheless almost merges with the environment due to its earth-toned plaster.

Region/Town: ES – Spain, Balearic Islands, Majorca, Santanyi

Scenery: rural surroundings with almond groves

Accommodation: House


Oscar-Niemeyer-House – RioMarie

Back to the 50s! The Oscar-Niemeyer House – located in the Hansa district in the centre of Berlin – was designed by the Brazilian architect for the International Building Exhibition in 1957. The building with its distinct V-shaped pillars reflects the optimism of the post-war period. …

Region/Town: DE – Germany, Berlin, Berlin-Hansaviertel

Scenery: Parkland in the middle of Berlin

Accommodation: Apartment



The vineyards on the Mosel are set on steep slopes. In this unique cultural landscape the renowned South Tyrolean architect and designer Matteo Thun planned the extension of a winery with a holiday home. Instead of one house many small homes were built. …

Region/Town: DE – Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Longuich

Scenery: Located in a wine village on the Mosel,close to Trier

Accommodation: Hotel, B&B


Casa Nettuno

Looking out of the living room windows you have the impression of being on a ship. Casa Nettuno is located on a cliff overlooking the sea and therefore offers magnificent views over the Mediterranean. The house from the fifties was completely renovated in 2002. …

Region/Town: IT – Italy, Province of Latina, San Felice Circeo

Scenery: right on the coast, on a cliff overlooking the sea.

Accommodation: House


la melagrana

From a distance, it seems like a wooden box is floating on a hill overlooking the archaic Sicilian countryside. La melagrana is pitched on concrete beams and offers a view of the sea shimmering in the distance. …

Region/Town: IT – Italy, Sicily, Noto

Scenery: in rolling countryside with views to the sea

Accommodation: House


Can Lis

Can’t imagine a holiday without a sea view? Since the summer of 2012, architects have been able to spend their holidays tracing the footsteps of Danish architect Jørn Utzon. Where? In the architect’s former residence on the southern coast of Majorca. …

Region/Town: ES – Spain, Balearic Islands, Mallorca, Portopetro

Scenery: at the sea

Accommodation: House


Zumthor Vacation Homes

Leis is a hamlet of several old wooden chalets, a white chapel and a small restaurant, located in the mountains above Vals in Graubünden. Here, at 1,500 meters, the internationally renowned architect and Pritzker Prize winner Peter Zumthor built three wooden houses: the Oberhus, …

Region/Town: CH – Switzerland, Leis ob Vals

Scenery: Graubünden

Accommodation: House



Porto for insider: The stylish Casa1015 is located between Douro and Atlantic Ocean in the vibrant Foz neighbourhood. The house from the 19th Century is situated in one of the narrow, winding streets which are typical for Porto.

Region/Town: PT – Portugal, Porto, Foz do Douro

Scenery: historic district at the mouth of the Douro river in the Atlantic

Accommodation: House


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