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Ranch, Travel

ROBERT REDFORD’S HORSE WHISPER RANCH

Robert Redford is parting ways with his Horse Whisper Ranch. Named after his 1998 film The Horse Whisperer, the Utah property offers 30 picturesque acres on the banks of the Provo River. It’s situated in a valley just outside of Sundance and is surrounded by views of the Wasatch Mountains. An […]

Architecture, Lodging, Travel

WAI’OLU HOUSE

Overlooking Uluweuweu Bay and Kikaua Point, the Wai’olu House embraces the rustic simplicity of the Arts and Crafts movement, as well as the Hawaiian landscape. The 13,497-square-foot home, designed by de Reus Architects, settles into the organic scenery with a natural facade made from coral stone topped with a zinc […]

Lodging, Travel

SNOW PEAK PORTLAND HQ

Snow Peak began bringing their Japanese-designed outdoor gear to the U.S. in 1999. Now, they’re officially expanding their company to The States with a new headquarters and flagships store in Portland. Designed by Skylab Architecture, the 15,000-square-foot building features a two-story retail space along with upper level brand offices and […]

Architecture, Lodging, Travel

SCANDIC GRAND CENTRAL HOTEL

Housed in the historic Central Railway Station designed by Eliel Saarinen, the Scandic Grand Central Hotel fuses Art Nouveau elegance and contemporary convinces. The 500-room hotel reminds guests of its heritage with a careful restoration of the former administrative building’s century-old details. The period architecture is replicated in a new […]

Architecture, Lodging, Travel

CASA PREBARCO

Inspired by the bow of a ship, Casa Prebarco points toward vistas of the sea. The compact shelter is situated among the dense vegetation on the coast of Chile. Its exterior is formed by a series of dramatic angles, while a blackened timber facade helps the exterior fade into its […]

Architecture, Lodging, Travel

CASA BAUTISTA

Located in the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, Casa Bautista is an eco-luxe retreat nestled between the lush Tulum jungle and the crystal waters of the Caribbean. The impressive escapist’s paradise fuses traditional Brutalism design with elements of Brazilian modernism to form a concrete and timber L-shaped structure. Appearing to be […]

Architecture, Lodging, Travel

LA LOICA & LA TAGUA CABINS

Named after a native species of birds, the La Loica & La Tagua Cabins are built to embrace the rugged surroundings. The retreats are anchored to Lagunilla Hill on the coast of Chile by a wooden pilon. To keep the footprint small, the volumes rise vertically minimizing disruption to the […]

Lifestyle, Travel

MALDIVES PRIVATE ISLAND LEASES

The Maldives archipelago consists of 1,190 tiny islands spread through the Indian Ocean, and the government is auctioning off 16 of them. The sale will come as a 50-year lease and the conditions require new owners to build island resorts. No private estates allowed. Construction has to begin within 36 […]

Architecture, Lodging, Travel

SURF HOUSE

Sited adjacent to Santa Cruz’s iconic surf breaks, Feldman Architecture has reimagined the classic surf shack into a modern beach retreat. The Surf House doesn’t shy away from the California boho vibes with a clean, simple form clad in repurposed Monterey Cypress. Its board and batten facade create a nearly […]