Landscaping

Mountainous Buildings.

Stefano Boeri is an inspirational Italian architect who revels in the design of innovative green structures. His most recent project is due to start on site shortly and is part of his Vertical Forrest series. The 117m tall apartment building is located in Lausanne, Switzerland and will be the first building to be covered in […]

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Connecting Inside with Outside.

It has long been the aim of architects to connect a building to its landscape, either through the materials used or physically opening the structure to the surroundings. We’ve selected these projects to show how technology now allows us to open whole elevations of a building, thus blurring the line between what is inside and […]

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Fort Regent Regeneration

Fort Regent in Jersey is an icon for the island. Sitting on top of Mont de la Ville, it overlooks the main town of St Helier and the bay of St Aubin. History. The Fort itself was built in 1806, during the Napoleonic Wars, to defend the island against invasion. Named in honour of the […]

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The Palms

Introducing our most recently finished project, The Palms. Situated in the parish of St Brelade with stunning views over St Ouen’s bay, from Corbiere lighthouse to L’Etacq this project is all about the vista! The original property started life as a double garage that was then converted into a one-bedroom property. Finally, it was extended […]

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Precious Concrete

This week Vesta attended an inspiring lecture on architectural concrete. The lecture was held by Elaine Toogood from the Concrete Centre in England, who came over to highlight the fact that concrete can be beautiful, not just structural. It definitely worked. So much so that this week we thought we would share what is possible […]

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The answer is blowing in the wind.

Anthony Howe is a kinetic sculptor. He creates amazing pieces of moving art that enchant and manipulate ones’ perspective. His goal is to achieve elegance of movement from a very industrial material: Steel. Anthony started out as a painter in New York, and was working as a superintendent for a warehouse, which caused him to […]

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Dipping a Toe into Swimming Pools

We are entering the heat of the summer, and how better to keep ourselves cool than a luxurious dip in a swimming pool? This week we have gathered together a selection of beautifully designed pools for your perusal. Let us know which are your favourites! House on the Cliff by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos. This incredible […]

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Beach Hut Haven.

Last week we looked at some amazing Beach houses, but what about the humble Beach Hut? Still a coveted possession – in some places with a decade long waiting list – beach huts are quite often handed down from generation to generation. The new generation of Beach Huts do not take on the typical form; […]

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Beach House Heaven.

Summer is here at last! Every year when the sun is shining we make a mass excursion to the beach, so how better to celebrate the sunny weather than to take a look at some amazing beach houses.   Elizabeth Beach House, Australia by Bourne Blue Architecture. Located in a small village on the mid […]

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