The coastal strip of Costa Verde of Rio de Janeiro is renowned across the globe for its stunning beaches amazing views of the Atlantic and unique canopy that brings lush green mountain landscape so close to the ocean. designed by Studio MK27 rests on this beautiful strip of opulence and offers everything that one could think of in terms of lavish extravagance and a whole lot more.
While the lower of the two levels is completely encased in a glass wall on the lower level the upper level promises more privacy that one needs. The interiors are sleek stylish and pretty much designed to always keep those inside entertained with the many changing sights and sounds outside. The large and flowing spaces an extensive wooden pool deck refreshing pool and décor that alter between the classy to the funky and retro ensure that the house has a dynamic look about it.
The stylish central fireplace in the living room is the focal point around which all else revolves while the plush parrot green cushions futuristic pendant lamps that have been gracefully placed the wooden kitchen counter with stone countertop and the simple staircase that leads to the upper level add on to complete the savvy space.
This stunning home taking shape in Barvikha Russia has been designed by Zaha Hadid on the request of Russian billionaire Vladislav Doronin and it is apparently for his famous British supermodel girlfriend. Apart from the star-studded theme that surrounds the structure in more way than one the structure itself is located in a picturesque setting surrounded by pine and birch trees.
One feels at times that design and architecture have gone a bit too far when it comes to sleek and well defined lines and box-like shapes with squares and cubes being splurged around everywhere. Having said that you can always find a balance between the contemporary and the classic if you have the right recipe and the proper imagination; as the so beautifully demonstrates.