Modern Homes: House in Monterrey, Mexico
Designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando this Mexican abode clearly highlights Ando’s inspiration, the Buddhist concept of Zen. Ando’s architectural style evokes simplicity and centers itself around internal feelings as opposed to external appearance. This explains, at least in part, Ando’s use of simple lines and vast amounts of water.
Modern Homes: Arthur Casas, Brazil
Nestled in Sao Paulo, Brazil is Arthur Casas, a stunning visual display that convenes indoor comforts with outdoor elegance and stretches out into a beautiful golf course. Given its 1000 square meters of land, the home was obviously built with recreation in mind.
Modern Homes: Raul House, Chile
This Chilean home offers spectacular views both indoor and out. Located in the hills surrounding the Aculeo Lagoon, the house was designed by and plays home to architect Mathias Klotz. The single story dwelling is built on the side of a hill near Santiago and was designed with singularity in mind. Raul house offers continuous space and openness in the modernist architectural tradition. Oh, and it overlooks the Andes Mountains.