With the world increasingly reopening its doors, one property is making a grander entrance than most—Raffles Singapore. As it would, naturally, given the 19th-century heritage hotel’s rich history, its luminary-filled guest list, its verdant views, and its mannered, immersive ways.
Los Angeles-based interior design firm Beleco recently revealed the result of an ambitious task consisting of remodeling a Spanish revival beachfront hotel, which opened its doors along the coast in 1931.
Originally built in 2005 and located in Montauk, New York (a half-mile from the local beach and a short walk to the state park), the Edison Bungalow started its new life in August 2020.
Rich in decorative tensions, the sumptuous, generously dimensioned residence is a reflection of its well-traveled owners’ refined eye for style and design.
Located in Mahón Bay, on the Balearic Island of Menorca, Spain, a building of strict modern bearing offers an insurgency of space and, beyond its serene monochromatic walls, a halo of sun and sky.
Located on the southern Kohala Coast of Hawaii’s Big Island, the Hawaii House, a 10,361-square-foot coastal residence designed by Mark de Reus of de Reus Architects, whose largest challenge for this project consisted of constructing in a reasonable period of time with a highly active construction market on the island.
Soon to debut, Lake|Flato Houses: Respecting the Land (Rizzoli) is the latest foray for the firm, which was named AIA’s Firm of the Year in 2004, and whose remarkable, environmentally sensitive, and astute structures explore an intimate relationship to site and surround.
Sitting atop a bluff overlooking the Pacific, in Pebble Beach, northern California, the 6,700-square-foot, aluminum-and-stone-clad residence features pure lines and comprises three levels connected by a central stairwell.
Richard Beard custom-designed this 7,000-square-foot house for a couple with young children. The property is ideally located in the Westridge area of Portola Valley, a desirable and exclusive enclave of the San Francisco Peninsula, close to Silicon Valley.
Providing privacy and overlooking a vast valley spotted with yucca and Joshua trees, both buildings of the Pause House AM/PM serve as short-term accommodations for visitors who want to experience the high desert.