From a luxury penthouse in downtown Chicago, Illinois, to mountaintop chalet in Eden, Utah, explore five contemporary homes with dramatic lines and cutting-edge amenities.
Del Mar, California
Situated in the private hills of Olde Del Mar, this modern estate offers expansive views of the Pacific Ocean and an ideal location near the beach, area restaurants and shops, and the renowned Del Mar Racetrack. The property includes a main residence with an open floor plan designed to provide an abundance of natural light through expansive windows, and a newly-constructed guest house, also with ocean views.
Masterful design and cutting-edge technology combine to create a singularly dramatic ambience in the Dark Chalet of Powder Mountain, which features an expansive living area anchored by a magnificent fireplace inspired by the hearths found in grand European castles. The AIA award-winning home enjoys elegant living spaces enhanced by cutting-edge amenities managed from within a futuristic, two-story control center.
Borgo Ticino, Italy
Designed in harmony with nature, this magnificent villa plays with perspectives, angles, and materials, to create a modern villa offering an abundance of natural light and perfect privacy. The current owners, lovers of gardening and Japanese culture, designed the unique and beautiful outdoor spaces which surround the main residence, a swimming pool with Jacuzzi, and a succulent greenhouse adjacent to a charming guest house.
In Atlanta’s desirable Buckhead neighborhood, this sleek residence is situated in one of the city’s most architecturally significant buildings. This home was recently renovated by some of Atlanta’s finest talent, including an open floor plan designed by Wendy Blount of Blount Designs, kitchen design by Matthew Rao of RAO Designs, and construction by Wyatt Anderson of Post & Beam. Homeowners in the building enjoy a luxurious pool, club room, conference room, wine cellar, guest suite, concierge, valet parking and on-site management.
This chic luxury penthouse in Chicago enjoys sweeping views and the spaciousness of single family home in a full amenity building. An ideal setting for sophisticated entertaining, the home boasts a Snadiero kitchen, Wolf and SubZero appliances, and a wine refrigerator. The rooftop amenity level is particularly impressive, with a private rooftop lounge featuring a game room, media room, indoor and outdoor kitchens, and an outdoor terrace with a fireplace.
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