A San Francisco family asked us to help them expand an existing property near Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The site sits on a north facing slope and looks down to the Martis Valley and up to Lookout Mountain through a natural screen of 100-year-old Jeffrey pine trees.
Lake Tahoe, California, USA
Easily the most challenging property Heliotrope has encountered, the developable portion of this unique west-facing waterfront property in the San Juan Islands fell within a coastal geological buffer, aquatic wildlife buffer, class II wetland buffer, and is situated less than 100 feet from an active bald eagle nest.
Lopez Island, Washington, USA
Mosseum is an enchanting Scandinavian Forest Retreat featuring 10 uniquely shaped cabins that elegantly intertwine modern architecture with the ethereal charm of moss and nature inspired forms. This visionary project seeks to immerse guests in the tranquil beauty of nature, where Wood and Moss take center stage as a symbol of life, rejuvenation, an...
SDXL, Midjourney, Prome AI, Adobe Gen. Fill
Some times I see very beautiful and weird things in my dreams. In this series I tried to create visualizations of one of my dream. These are some house which have a kind of surrealistic landscapes and these landscapes are giving an otherworldly vibe and remind me of a bedtime story that my mother always used to say me before good night.
An imaginary cliff place near the jungle and sea
Midjourney 5.2 , Adobe Photoshop
The El Torón Reserve is located on the coast of Oaxaca on a 30-hectare site that was voluntarily designated for conservation. The care of this territory, its flora and fauna, as well as the understanding of how to intervene in it, is what allows us to call it a "reserve" and what establishes the basis for the projects that are proposed within it.
IUA Ignacio Urquiza Arquitectos
Mazunte, Oaxaca, Mexico
Estudio Urquiza – Ignacio Urquiza
Bruma is a four-unit housing complex within the jungle of Tulum. Each of the units has its own outdoor space, where the main concept is to create a sanctuary of comfort and disconnection, with spaces that provide privacy and contact with nature.
It goes without saying that to make a soulful connect with nature’s sublimity, Kashmir in India, is the one paradise to head for. Perched on the northern tip of the country amidst the higher altitudes of the gigantic and majestic Himalayan ranges, she does complete justice to Jahangir- the fourth Moghul Emperor’s observation, “If there is a heaven...
Hazratbal Mosque (Photo- Mir Aasif)
This series expertly combines the rules and ideals of the Renaissance with nature's wonderful unpredictability. Similar to my previous explorations, I possess a fascination with the blurred zone, the in-between, and the transitional space. Bearing this in mind, we can identify the two ideas that collide and transition within this series.
Mohammad Qasim Iqbal
Nottingham Trent University