JDS Architects

Contemporary Mountain Home, 2014

(private address), Les Rousses, Jura, FR

€600,000

This astonishing contemporary home is embedded in the side of a hill. It was built by the agency JDS Architects, author of the famous Holmenkollen ski jump in Oslo.

At a 5 hours by car from Paris, 30 minutes from the Vallorbe TGV station and 40min from Geneva airport. Backed by the Risoux mountains, it overlooks the Orbe valley in the vast ski resort of Les Rousses near the Swiss border. Its inhabitants will be able to enjoy many winter and summer activities (cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, ice skating, hiking, trail running, roller skiing, cycling, canoeing, etc.).

The house has a living area of 113 m² on two levels.

The upper level

Jean Depoid, Architect

Modernist Hillside Home, 1970

near Agen, FR

€570,000

This beautiful modernist home with covered swimming pool was built in 1970 by architect Jean Depoid.

The upper level accommodates the reception area which follows the natural curve of the land. It includes an entrance with a cloakroom, kitchen with pantry, dining room extended by an outdoor terrace, and a living room with a fireplace, terrace and mezzanine. The lower level includes a large living room, two bedrooms, a bathroom, two basements and a boiler room. A covered parking space completes the property.

The house opens on a large landscaped garden perfectly maintained and planted with many trees. It includes the swimming pool, covered with a wooden dome and

J. L. Frank, Architect

Luckenbach House, 1888

1441 Carroll Avenue, #1443 1/2 , Los Angeles, CA

$3,800/month

Immediately available for lease: upper, view unit (1443 1/2) at the newly restored Luckenbach House, 1888. J. L. Frank, Architect. Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument #191. The unit includes a southwest facing, light-filled living room, enclosed balcony with recently restored lattice work, formal dining, kitchen with vintage stove, large 1 bedroom with dressing area/sun room, laundry and 1 car garage. Originally a single family home built for businessman James S. Luckenbach and donated to the Hebrew Benevolent Society in 1902 by entrepreneur and philanthropist Kaspare Cohn, the building became the first Jewish hospital in Los Angeles. Kaspare Cohn was responsible for founding dozens of

Claude Haüsermann-Costy & Joël Unal, Architects

The Unal House, 1972-2008

near Uzès, FR

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Genuine sculpted architecture, this gorgeous summer residence is an exceptional example of the Haüsermann’s architecture and seventies avant-garde.

In the heart of Ardèche in the south of France, it enjoys absolute quiet and is located at 30 minutes by car from Aubenas, 45 minutes from Montélimar and 1h30 from Uzès.

The property extends over a surface of 156 m², with an entrance, a living-room with a service hatch to the kitchen, two bedrooms and a third with patio and an independent exit, two bathrooms, a living-room/workshop of 60 m², a resting hammock, a library and a pantry. These different spaces are served by two circulation tunnels and have four

André Lefèvre-Devaux, Architect

Modernist Villa Above The Sea, 1972

Domaine du Cap Bénat , Bormes les Mimosas, Var, FR

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This exceptional house was designed by the architect André Lefèvre-Devaux in 1972 & Jean Mus (Landscape artist), after a private commission. It enjoys a unique situation on the edge of the Cap-Bénat in front of the Levant and Port-Cros islands, in the private and secured Domaine du Cap Bénat.
This prestigious domain is located in the township of Bormes les Mimosas, in the heart of the Var, 28 km from Hyères, 39 km from Collobrières and 45 km from Saint-Tropez.
The house extends on a surface of 240 square meters distributed on two levels.
The ground level distributes a large living room generously opened by large bay windowswith integrated wooden shutters and