Six Architectural Works of Art

Our partners at Christie's International Real Estate highlight six luxury properties in their Luxury Defined series.  We loved their article this week on artistic architectural buildings.  Check out the pictures below and the full article here.  

The Bubble Palace

Theole-sur-Mer, France

Pierre Cardin's iconic Bubble Palance was designed by Hungarian architect Antti Lovag.  The unique living spaces are composed of interconnecting terracotta orbs which flow into beautiful gardens overlooking the Bay of Cannes.

Pierre Cardin's iconic Bubble Palance was designed by Hungarian architect Antti Lovag.  The unique living spaces are composed of interconnecting terracotta orbs which flow into beautiful gardens overlooking the Bay of Cannes.

Chesa Futura

St. Moritz, Switzerland

Chesa Futura (house of the future) is the innovative creation of Pritzker Prize-winning British architect Dir Norman Foster.  The dynamic bubble-shaped building comprises five ultra-exclusive apartments overlooking the Swiss Alps and the village of St. Moritz.

Chesa Futura (house of the future) is the innovative creation of Pritzker Prize-winning British architect Dir Norman Foster.  The dynamic bubble-shaped building comprises five ultra-exclusive apartments overlooking the Swiss Alps and the village of St. Moritz.

Ski the Future

Incline Village, Nevada

Ski the Future is a triumph of design overlooking Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada.

Ski the Future is a triumph of design overlooking Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada.

Shining Hand Ranch

Ashland, Oregon

The striking 8,880-square-foot residence that stands at the center of Shining Hand Ranch is a work of art handcrafted from exotic wood and river rock to evoke the flow of nature.

The striking 8,880-square-foot residence that stands at the center of Shining Hand Ranch is a work of art handcrafted from exotic wood and river rock to evoke the flow of nature.

The St. Lawrence Estate

Petite-Riviere-St-Francois, Quebec, Canada

The recipient of a Nobilis prize for architecture, the St. Lawrence Estate, a contemporary ski retreat in Quebec's Massif valley, was designed by Bourgeois/Lechasseur architects in 2014.

The recipient of a Nobilis prize for architecture, the St. Lawrence Estate, a contemporary ski retreat in Quebec's Massif valley, was designed by Bourgeois/Lechasseur architects in 2014.

Villa Dulnhove

Bosch en Duin, Netherlands

Villa Duinhove is a contemporary jewel crafted from glass, aluminum, and Jerusalem gold limestone.

Villa Duinhove is a contemporary jewel crafted from glass, aluminum, and Jerusalem gold limestone.

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