Architectural Digest isn't just about buildings and interiors! They have a section where they showcase photos of gardens from around the world. There are all sorts of gardens shown from very trad topiaried gardens with box hedges to wild and scruffy grass gardens. I think my favourites are somewhere in between. I am also very partial to an avenue of trees or a walkway surrounded with foliage. What about you? What are your favourite garden designs?
This deluxe architect designed residence caught my eye. It is very retro modern, but unmistakably 21st century. It was designed by architect David Jameson and is in Maryland, USA. You can see more interior and exterior photos of this masterpiece here at The Contemporist.
Some iPhone snaps I've taken recently on my travels. The architectural photos are from Darlinghurst. I took these photos as I was interested in the different ages/ styles of building design ranging from early Victorian to art deco and beyond. The flowers and pelican are from Centennial Park.
A modern rustic farmhouse as featured in Design Sponge some time ago. I like the way the owners have maintained the original farmhouse feel by filling it with an eclectic mix of antique furniture, but have added a modern feel to it by using yellow, orange and navy colour accents throughout.
A desirable residence I found whilst perusing Arch Daily: Studio Mumbai's House on Pali Hill. I especially like the inner courtyard lily pond. The enclosed green space offsets the clean Mid-Century interior very well in my opinion.
Surrounded by trees and a garden growing vegetables and fruit, this treehouse built at the top of a valley in Bristol is my idea of heaven. It also features a wooden platform that is supported by an apple tree further down the hill where you can sit and enjoy the garden. The actual residential house for the family is at the very bottom of the hill. You can read more about the Bristol treehouse here.
Canadian architect Natalie Dionne has converted an industrial building into a modern home for herself in the city of Montreal. After being renovated and added to, the finished house forms a "U" shape and so it has become known as the "U" House. Could you live here? I think I could quite comfortably. All images via decoist and arch daily.