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Architecture in Toronto, Canada

Most tourists perceive Canada as a cold country, home of ice hockey and maple syrup. Little do they know that this territory is one enormous nature reserve park. Like every country with vast, empty space, Canada has beautiful scenery and many wonderful areas to visit. It comes to no surprise that it is highly ranked […]

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Exploring the Architecture LA has to Offer

Los Angeles has something to offer every architectural connoisseur, whether it leans toward historic or modern. With a skyline designed by Pritzker Prize winning architects, LA has buildings at the cutting edge of design and innovation. Historic and modern Perhaps one of the oldest structures of note in LA is the Bradbury Building, designed by […]

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Design and Architecture: The Strata Tower in Abu Dhabi

Simon Turner of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes: Some of the architecture coming out of the Emirates is truly ground-breaking and world-leading. Whilst Dubai received the majority of the attention earlier in the decade, Abu Dhabi has powered in front. The Strata Tower, by architects Asymptote – the guru’s behind the Yas Marina project, have designed this amazing 40 storey tower. It is 160 metres in height, and is expected to be completed in 2011.

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ARCHITECTURE: The Landmark Tower in Seoul, South Korea

Simon Turner of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes: Currently, the Burj Dubai holds the mantle of the World’s Tallest Building, and whilst the Digital Media City tower in Seoul, to be completed by 2015 will be some 180 metres shorter than its Dubai but as the second tallest building in the world it will still be an awesome sight. Designed by Samoo and costing $2.8 billion USD, the tower will have 133 floors and reach into the sky at 640 metres.

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Architecture in the South American Country of Chile

Simon Turner of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes: Muelle House is an all wood home made entirely of timber and is one of the last of its kind among Chile architecture in its home town of Chiloe. … Inside, three volumes cover off the home’s three functions – service areas, sleeping quarters and a living and lounging area which combines a kitchen, living and dining room opening onto the deck.       

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Contemporary Mexican Architecture

Simon Turner of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes: Modern, contemporary architecture is alive and well throughout the world, and this particular case in Mexico is a fantastic example. The world of Agraz Architects, the clean lines encourage simple and minimalist living, but with every corner revealing new spaces, public and private. The discerning choices of furniture, few but powerful, further emphasize each room.

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Belgian Architecture Inspired by Japanese Real Estate

Simon Turner of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes: It may seem an interesting combination, but this property in Gent, Belgium, the work of Wim Goes Architectuur having taken their inspiration from Japan, works very well. The home is in the style of a Farmhouse, made of natural looking wood and simply oozes warmth and sensibility all year round.

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Italian Architecture: Lake Como Mediterranean-Style Real Estate

This stunning home overlooks Lake Como, and has picturesque views of the rolling Italian countryside for 360 degrees. Architect Arturo Montanelli has taken much inspiration from the setting, building the home neatly into the hillside slope with natural stones and woods. The property is peaceful and natural and the Mediterranean flavours just make it ooze style. Marquette Turner Luxury Homes is currently selling beautifully renovated cottages in Tuscany – please contact us if you would like further details.

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Stunning Mexican Architecture and Real Estate on the Pacific Ocean

Set on the Pacific Ocean and designed by architect Tatiana Bilbao and artist Gabriel Orozco, the views from this absolute oceanfront Mexican real estate are quite simply out of this world. The inspiration for the design came not from another home, but from New Delhi’s Jantar Mantar Observatory, and what a great observation deck this home has, complete with circular swimming pool.

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Luxury Real Estate: Sunset Strip Architecture

International luxury real estate agency Marquette Turner Luxury Homes come across many great houses themselves. This, whilst not listed for sale by themselves is worth noting. High above the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles is it luxury living at its best.

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