Inspiration: Black Beauty



The traditional Bühelwirt hotel in St. Jakob in the Ahrntal valley of South Tyrol has been recently extended with a modern wing containing 20 rooms/suites, a restaurant and wellness area. The new building is at once radical in its simplicity and visually spectacular; …

Region/Town: IT - Italy, South Tyrol, St. Jakob im Ahrntal

Name: Bühelwirt

Scenery: small mountain village in the high alps

Accommodation: Hotel


Refugium Betzenstein

Betzenstein is a small historical town in the middle of the Franconian Switzerland Nature Park. On a slope on the outskirts of the town, you will find Refugium Betzenstein, a modern bio-passive house. A longhouse with a double saddle roof, …

Region/Town: DE - Germany, Bavaria, Franconia, Betzenstein

Name: Refugium Betzenstein

Scenery: On the outskirts of a small village, surrounded by hills and wood

Accommodation: Apartment


Loi Black

Loi Black is situated in the village of Loissin between Rügen and Usedom near the Bay of Greifswald. The name refers to its black façade: This wooden house was inspired by the region’s typical black boathouses and sheds. …

Region/Town: DE - Germany, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Loissin

Name: Loi Black

Scenery: small village close to the Baltic Sea

Accommodation: House


Contemporary Ocean Retreat

Contemporary Ocean Retreat is newly designed and close to the beach resort of Baiona in Galicia, northwestern Spain. Situated on a hillside plot in a secluded, lush garden it overlooks the Cies Islands. It is ideal for relaxation as well as Spanish / English language homestays. …

Region/Town: ES - Spain, Galicia, Nigrán

Name: Contemporary Ocean Retreat

Scenery: Seaside town on the western Atlantic coast of Spain

Accommodation: House


WIECKin House

House WIECKin in the small fishing village of Wieck on the Peninsula Fischland-Darß-Zingst is located on a long, narrow lot. It has been sensitively adapted to the particular plot layout and surroundings. The house has been created in the typical local building form with two-storeys and a low roof pitch. …

Region/Town: DE - Germany, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Wieck auf dem Darß

Name: WIECKin House

Scenery: Peninsula between lagoon (Bodden) and the Baltic Sea beach

Accommodation: House



The large letters on the facade reveal that the black box, set on a hillside on the northern shore of Lake Constance, is a holiday home. From the entrance side the house makes a rather closed impression, …

Region/Town: DE - Germany, Baden-Württemberg, Lake Constance, Unteruhldingen


Scenery: peaceful settlement on the shore of Lake Constance

Accommodation: House, Apartment


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)

Name: La Pedevilla

Scenery: Hillside with panoramic views of mountain peaks

Accommodation: House


Måsens Havsbad

Do you love the sea, the sound of the waves and the wind, and the screaming gulls? Then you might like the cottage Måsens Havsbad (seaside resort of gulls) in Lerkil on the Swedish West coast. …

Region/Town: SE - Sweden, Halland County, Lerkil

Name: Måsens Havsbad

Scenery: cliffs plot overlooking the skerries of the Kattegat

Accommodation: House


Das schwarze Haus

The Uckermark is also known as the Tuscany of the North; forests, lakes and rolling hills as far as the eye can see. At the foot of one of these hills, there is a holiday home that could be mistaken for a barn. …

Region/Town: DE - Germany, Brandenburg, Gerswalde / district Pinnow

Name: Das schwarze Haus (the black house)

Scenery: Uckermark

Accommodation: House



For those who like to enjoy a glass of styrian wine or want to explore the hills of the south-styrian wine country, Logis125 is an ideal starting point. The house with its long, narrow shape and black facade is a modern interpretation of the traditional local architecture. …

Region/Town: AT - Austria, Steiermark/Styria, Gamlitz

Name: LOGIS125

Scenery: elevated panoramic location among vineyards

Accommodation: B&B

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