Fritz Haller & Adriano Soppelsa, Architects
Modern Minimalist Masterpiece, 1972
9 Chemin Châtelard de Brent, Montreux-Brent, SUI
Brent is a Lavaux wine-making village going back to Roman times, located in the hills above Montreux, the Swiss Riviera along Lake Geneva. It is here that pediatrician Dr. J. Mantanus built this USM-Haller minimalist masterpiece in one of the terraced vineyards the region is known for.
Below the main house surrounded by vines is a heated studio of about 260 square feet. There is also an over 200-year-old cabin now used as a reading lounge and art studio. The entire property is about 2,500 square yards, including about 900 square yards of Chasselas grapes, yielding 166 cases of AOC quality white wine. The vineyard is terraced for entertainment and leisure in various indoor and
James Yates, Architect
The William Carnegie Estate, 1923
71 S. River Road, Stuart, FL
Following in Addison Mizner's popular ornamented Mediterranean Revival style that defined the Florida coast throughout much of the 1920s, Jack Yates' design for William Carnegie is a prime example of grand waterfront living. Colloquially known as â€œLucindia,â€ a contraction of the names of St. Lucie and of the Indian River, Lucindia has 222' of water frontage at 450' feet deep, the 2.2 acre estate is a prominent fixture in the small Town of Sewall's Point.
The 8,192 square foot main house has grand rooms. Large Palladian windows provide ample light into the grand ballroom which has oversized Cypress beams of intricately carved
André Lefèvre-Devaux, Architect
Modernist Cliff Villa By The Sea, 1957
(private address), Le Lavandou, Var, FR
This spectacular modernist villa was built by French architect André Lefèvre-Devaux in 1957 and is listed as “historical monument” since 2000.
Located in Le Lavandou, the villa enjoys an exceptional panoramic view over the two islands of Port-Cros and Levant, from the bay of Hyères to the Cap Bénat. Between Toulon and Saint-Tropez, Le Lavandou is a small seaside resort known for its beautiful beaches.
The villa extends over 180 m² on three levels and includes an independent studio. The upper level hosts an entrance, a living room, a dining room, a kitchen and a dressing room. The lower level has two bedrooms and a shower room.
Accessible from the
The Marshall House, 1952
5322 Calzada Del Bosque, Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Located in the highly-coveted West-side of the Rancho Santa Fe Covenant, this 1952 design is perfectly situated on a private 2.6 acre lot with vast back-country views. This unique single-level masterpiece has been fully updated & still maintains all of the original charm & style. No expense spared in the renovation of this extraordinary home. This 4,477 sq. ft. estate features 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, a stunning pool, expansive patio space surrounded by grassy lawns & a 3 car garage. This incredibly private corner lot is covered under an invisible fence system making it the perfect backyard for pets. Stunning Fleetwood sliding doors open up the living room to the backyard
Arthur Holden of Holden Mclaughlin & Associates
International Modern Style
27 Tory Hole Road, Darien, CT
This 5.5 acre property in prestigious Delafield Island offers everything the discerning buyer seeks. Designed by a collaborator of Frank Lloyd Wright in 1938, this residence combines unsurpassed style with the highest quality materials echoing elements of the Guggenheim Museum. Curved walls capture exceptional light; extensive gardens, slate floors and flagstone terrace overlooking expansive lawn and mature trees. Master bedroom suite with fireplace, bath, dressing room, office and private balcony. Secluded yet convenient to train, beach and town. A sophisticated and very special property.
Roy Johnson, Architect
Contemporary Disciple of Frank Lloyd Wright, 1985
18 Wampus Lakes Drive, Armonk, NY
Pristinely set on over 6-acres less than one mile to the vibrant village of Armonk, this private paradise is the perfect retreat for weekend or year round living. A sophisticated masterpiece designed by noted architect Roy Johnson, a disciple of Frank Lloyd Wright, features flowing floor plan with walls of glass with high ceilings taking-in the beautiful 6+acre setting. Koi pond with a waterfall and a meandering stone path with delightful footbridge, all surrounded by natural-style gardens in a Zen-like setting. Saline pool and spa, gazebo, raised bed garden, half sports court and level lawn is a mesmerizing setting. Perfect for entertaining a Bilotta kitchen; living room with soaring
André Lurçat, Architect
Villa Guggenbuhl, 1927
(private address), Paris, FR
Built in 1927 by architect André Lurçat for Swiss artist Walter Guggenbühl, the Villa Guggenbühl is listed in the supplementary inventory of French Historical Monuments since 1975. True Art déco masterpiece, this villa-studio is one of Lurçat’s finest achievements.
Located in a confidential alley at the edge of the Montsouris Park in the 14th arrondissement, the villa enjoys an exceptional view and absolute calm. It is close to schools, shops and transport (RER Cité Universitaire, tramway, metro, bus).
This triplex apartment occupies the upper part of the villa and offers a surface of 150m².
The ground floor welcomes the entrance and
Adam Dayem, Architect
The Sleeve House
Here is a rare opportunity to own a truly unique and hyper-contemporary home. Located in the Hudson Valley town of Taghkanic, this all-season weekend home is sited on nearly 15 acres of open, rolling meadows, a setting that affords privacy, as well as dramatic valley and mountain views. As enigmatic as it is practical, the structure has intimate spaces for cooking, dining, and living, a tall, thin vertical slice for circulation, and a dramatic entry gallery. The sustainably-sourced Accoya wood skin, charred by a Japanese finishing technique called “shou sugi ban,” gives the house’s façade a rough, weathered texture, a contemporary reinterpretation of the exteriors of old barns in the
Mark Scogin & Merrill Elam, Architects
Modern Home on Horseshoe Pond
314 Horseshoe Pond Road, Stoneham, ME
We invite you to explore this modern home designed by Award Winning Merrill Elam Architects set among the trees with a birds eye view of Horseshoe Pond and Lords Hill. The natural surroundings were an inspiration for this design. The 2.8 acre wooded lot lends itself to the quietness of the area. This modern home is spacious yet intimate featuring living, dining & sitting rooms, master and second bedroom, a library atrium, and a drawing studio. The living room features a corner fireplace clad in zinc. A second fireplace can be found in the master bedroom flanked by windows on either side letting in daylight and views of the woods outside. Although the house has an edgy modern look it was
John Gaw Meem, Architect
Casa de Cuesta Asoleada, 1938
3961 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM
On almost three acres with beautiful views, The Sunny Slope House is a rare opportunity to experience authentic Pueblo Revival architecture, fully updated to today’s place and time. Originally designed and built for Edward Tatum in 1939 by John Gaw Meem, who is regionally and nationally known as the father of the Pueblo Revival period in Santa Fe. Two bedroom suites have full bathrooms, fireplaces, comfortable seating areas, and access to their own portals and patios. A wonderful walled front courtyard and portal offer fabulous outdoor living, which includes a full kitchen outside. The home has a comfortable and unassuming appeal with complete privacy on two legal lots on Tatum Lane off