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Home Tour: Mexican Revelation

Out of This World The dramatic terrain of Nuevo León’s Cumbres de Monterrey National Park proved irresistible for a 50-year-old entrepreneur, who bought 24 wooded acres in the park’s Chipinque nature reserve in 2003. He then commissioned the architect Mauricio Lobeira, a partner and cofounder of the firms Treceavo Plano (Nuevo León) and Ten Plus […]

London Time

Set in Stone When the owners of this recently completed home in Chelsea asked for something “luxurious but homey,” the London-based firm SHH Architects set about creating a contemporary environment with Art Deco embellishments—mirrors, detailed hardware, layers of materials. The team went with a mix of bespoke furnishings, as well as items from the Los […]

Pitch Perfect

Balancing Act In Southern Norway’s seaside city of Kristiansand, whitewashed cottages line the shores. So while the owners of this strikingly contemporary retreat on an islet just off the mainland wanted something innovative, they also wanted something that would harmonize with the landscape. Charged with fulfilling these desires were Bernt Heiberg and William Cummings, of […]