The Grid House, Near São Paulo, Brazil
Designed by the firm of Forte, Gimenes & Marcondes Ferraz, the Grid House won the Brazilian Institute of Architects award for Best House Design in 2006. The modular eco home features open living spaces, clean lines, and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Brazil’s Mantiqueira Mountains and the tropical rainforest below.
The Teiger House, Bernardsville, New Jersey
Resting on the slope of a grassy knoll overlooking the Bernardsville Mountain, this modernist estate is a tribute to the late art benefactor and management consultant David Teiger’s passion for the arts. Designed by California-based Roto architects, the L-shaped residence is marked by an intersecting, geometric grid of classic and contemporary design.
Dune Road Estate, Bridgehampton, New York
This new, contemporary residence is offered for sale for the first time since its inception. Expansive windows take full advantage of its waterfront location — providing panoramic views of both Mecox Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Its 2.4-acre grounds come complete with an infinity-edge pool and 300 feet of prime water frontage.
Contemporary Villa on Lake Lucerne, Weggis, Switzerland
Price upon request
This futuristic Swiss villa is at one with its location on Lake Lucerne. Built in 2008, the 2,152-square-foot retreat exhibits some key tenets of Cubism: multi-faceted geometric forms and ambiguity between the interior and exterior landscape, achieved through walls of glass that infuse the living spaces with sunlight, providing panoramas of the lake and snowcapped Alps.
Cuadra San Cristobal, Mexico City, Mexico
Designed by Pritzker Prize–winning architect Luis Barragán, Cuadra San Cristobal is a triumph of geometry, featuring indoor-outdoor living spaces and water features that evoke the artistic principles of the Cubist movement. The 7.5-acre setting incorporates staff and guest quarters, and equestrian facilities including stables, an arena, and even an equine swimming pool.
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