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For The Eye: Casa Ter

Designed of this handcrafted residence by Barcelona-based architecture studio MESURA could not be more KOBU its natural surroundings, the implementation of sustainability processes and the

Dining table of lakeside family home

The Process: House By The Lake

Explore this fantastic renovation of two derelict buildings. This lakeside property has become the adult treehouse. Dive in to our feature on the project itself.

Home: Off-Grid Living In Style

Dive into an interview with the founder of Out of the Valley. They’re leading the charge in sustainable cabin building, doing so in the most beautiful manner. Find your nomadic inspiration here.

For The Eye: Villa Ra

The essence of Calabria has been captured in a house designed to look; look at, look from, look with. Villa Ra stands out against the

The View: A New Dimension for Ibiza

This hotel moves away from the famed party reputation of Ibiza. Here, expect wellness and serenity. The island has exceptional attributes, and Six Senses definitely highlights this.

For The Eye: Hinterhouse

Hinterhouse is a cleverly constructed model for a pre-fabricated home. Now, this property surrounded by Canadian woodland is the perfect escape from city life as a short-term rental.

For The Eye: Villa Del Soffio

We let the images speak for themselves here. Think picture books, if they featured the best design concepts and architecture worldwide.

Leisure-enhancing Protection

Although we might not all be jumping on a plane right now and slathering on our SPF, the nostalgic memory of vacations is definitely lingering.

The Process: Fixie Lofts

We spoke to a couple leading the charge in the redevelopment of historic districts of the Dominican Republic. Have a read of our conversation, covering all bases from arches to development philosophy.

Staycations: The Season Premiere

Sometimes, staying at home proves much more fruitful. Have a read of the top UK staycations, and our reasons for their inclusion. We’ve covered all corners of our island, to bring the very best.

View of the pool with sun loungers and country views

The Finest Green List Spots – Portugal’s Top 3

In a dramatic release, Portugal was listed as one of the 12 countries placed on the green list. The UK Government allows travel here, without the need for quarantine when returning. Check our top 3 stays to get your holiday fix.

A flat hotel with industrial exterior design and panoramic windows

Reimagining Luxury in Western Greece

Nothing sounds more appealing right now than being beachside, inside old wine tanks and with crystal clear waters footsteps away. We chatted to Nikos Karaflos,

Koto Cabins

We spoke with the founders of Koto Cabins, Johnathon, Zoe and Theo. Koto design, build and deliver beautiful modular homes, cabins and sculptural small buildings

Guide To Beaches In Mallorca – Spain

Kobu’s design director Helen Stroud reminisces on pre-covid adventures discovering one of Europes most intriguing islands. Here’s her top 5 beaches, from little coves to

PALM hotel sri Lanka best hotels Kobu inspiration

Explore: PALM – Sri Lanka

Nestled between gently swaying palm trees on Sri Lanka’s south coast is a unique jungle hideout. Turn off the winding road and you’re greeted by

Masseria Dagilupi – Ostuni

Masseria Dagilupi is a former oil mill surrounded by ancient olive trees. In 2018, after many years of diligent work in France, their natural passion

For Sale – Past & Present

Upon entering this fantastic apartment, situated in Calatrava, a leafy and historic pocket of Palma, you will find an authentic combination of old and new.

Casa Cook – Rhodes

Casa Cook aspires to connect a new tribe of travellers – foodies, creators, trekkers, soul searchers, beach buffs, dancers, dreamers – individuals bound together by

For Sale – Renaissance Penthouse

Built by the Morei family in the early 16th century, this historic building is now transitioning into nine luxury residences, four apartments and five penthouses.

Building beautiful aesthetics

Anyone with an eye for the aesthetic would agree that ‘saying no to ugliness’ is a decent strategy when it comes to designing buildings. Well,

Pioneers: Lilium Air Taxis

Just when you thought Uber Pool was the final frontier in transportation, an electric jet comes along and changes everything. Lilium are a German start

5 Foodie Picks of Bologna

The Italians are renowned for rustling up some of the most delicious dishes the world has the pleasure of experiencing – and no city does

The Other Places: Valencia, Spain.

Valencia, an architectural juxtaposition of tradition and the ultra-modern, could have jumped straight out of a sci-fi novel. Put the labyrinth of meandering streets and

Top 3: Hotels on the Water

Purity. Clarity. Calmness. Abundance. New beginnings. Water has its own special significance in every culture worldwide. It’s long been used in the design and architecture

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For The Eye: Casa Ter

9th October 2021

Designed of this handcrafted residence by Barcelona-based architecture studio MESURA could not be more KOBU its natural surroundings, the implementation of sustainability processes and the use of local materials in the build – concrete and stones from the River Ter. The rural setting of farm fields, pines and oaks evokes memories of youthful trips in […]