Contemporary architecture shows off its beauty. From private tours of remarkable new creations, to exclusive architectural plans, and discoveries of spectacular buildings under construction, VILLAS magazine celebrates the projects of award-winning architects and renowned landscapers around the world. Discover the latest architectural trends, and let us inspire you.
Marrakesh: a fortress designed by Studio KO

  Located in the Ourika valley, in the Marrakesh region, this house designed by the architects of Studio KO blends into the natural setting. Looming like a “monolith on the northern flank of a lofty hillside”, the essential lines of this contemporary building are rooted in the traditional construction techniques used in the area for […]

The features we have prepared for you in this edition see us steer our sights towards the Middle East, a region with its own distinct personality from the rest of the world… How? By showcasing eye-catching houses, architecture and gardens that open up horizons far beyond our European shores. The United Arab Emirates, and Dubai in particular, as well as being popular business and tourism destinations, have evolved into a “laboratory” for avant-garde ideas and projects in the fields of design and urban planning. Morocco, a sublime city that subtly blends tradition and modernity, notably in this property designed by the emblematic Studio KO, the essential architectural duo. Marrakech remains a destination that never disappoints. There is always something to discover in the Imperial City. A change of scenery is guaranteed, and a few days away for a weekend, even at the last minute, is a promise of authentic pleasures…

Lily of The Valley : a dream of nature

On the French Riviera, overlooking the bay of Gigaro, Lily of The Valley unveils La Villa W: an exceptional “suite” designed by Philippe Starck. Wellness resort This is very probably the most beautiful “feel good” resort on the French Riviera. While it may go by the common name of the Convallaria majalis, Lily of the […]