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Article Image - Life's a Beach
Villa Kali, on Lebanon’s northern coast, is an architectural wonder floating above the Mediterranean.
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Article Image - The  Perfect  Fit
With Armani opening a hotel above its Milanese headquarters, Dolce & Gabbana, offering a restaurant alongside its menswear shop and Ralph Lauren creating an entire member’s-only palazzo club, Milan is fast becoming a brand extension heaven.
Cue, Dsquared2’s inaugural designer gym and spa.
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Article Image - Under the Canvas
Koa Convas is not like your other residential projects in Dubai. With 43 different floor plans for the 70 apartments, it heralds a new approach to community building, one in which individuality and identity are front and centre.
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Article Image - Emotion Pictures
Filmmaker Alejandro Landes’ glorious contemporary home in Miami, on the shores of Biscayne Bay, is as captivating as a cinematic masterpiece.
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Article Image - Off the Wall Thinking
Featuring walls that slide in and out of the building, Modulofts by Fouad Samara Architects are a novel solution to the age-old problem of making the most of a limited space.
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Article Image - The Polymath
Lebanese painter, sculptor and architect Nadim Karam breaks down the barriers that divide his trades. His visionary approach to using space transcends traditional thinking.
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Article Image - The Simple Life
Solar and wind powered, EcoCapsule is a cosy abode that lets you live off the grid with an almost zero-carbon footprint.
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Article Image - A Site to Sea
The Floating Seahorse villas are a pod of holiday homes with underwater bedrooms and bathrooms. Anchored off Dubai’s coast within the manmade archipelago The World, it’s the city’s latest real estate project vying to capture your imagination.
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Article Image - Pray Tell
Turkey’s Sancaklar Mosque sheds architectural clichés. The sleek, minimal house of Islamic worship featuring cast concrete walls and a cave-like prayer hall almost disappears into the landscape, eschewing the flourishes of traditional mosques to redefine the religious gathering place we thought we knew so well.
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Article Image - Born Again
As the saying goes, it is easy to fall but hard to rise. Yet there is a villa in Lebanon, perched among thousands of pine trees in a small town to the north of the Beirut-Damascus highway, which shows anything is possible, even after suffering from the trauma of war and neglect. This is a tale of nature, renewal and one insightful architect.
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