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Dream Dwellings: Envisioning the Ultimate Home
Whether it’s a 50-room mansion, an ultra-high-tech penthouse apartment, or a picturesque cottage deep in the woods, almost everyone entertains notions of one day owning their ‘dream home.’ This website is specifically designed for all those who find themselves daydreaming about their fantasy dwelling – no matter how far-fetched, elaborate or lavish.
Architects throughout the ages have sought to design and build their own particular conceptions of the perfect home. These include Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic Fallingwater residence in the US state of Pennsylvania and Antti Lovag’s surrealistic Bubble Palace near Cannes in the south of France.
This website features detailed descriptions and photos of the world’s most remarkable homes, as envisioned by celebrated architects. From Arthur Erickson and Matti Suuronen to Dan Naegle and Javier Senosiain, visitors can read about history’s greatest residence-builders and the spectacular homes that they built for posterity.
Needless to say, no dream home is complete without complimentary furniture. Therefore, this site also contains a number of well-researched articles about the chairs, tables, beds and appliances necessary to the functioning of one's fantasy home.
For example, readers can learn about French-Swiss designer Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris, who transformed the world of furniture design in the 1920s. Other revolutionary furniture designers featured on the site include Marcel Breuer (who introduced the Wassily Chair), Charles and Ray Eames (creators of the Eames Lounge) and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (designer of the iconic Barcelona Chair), among many, many others.