If you’ve seen the movie “Limitless“, you surely remember the luxury villa where Bradley Cooper parties in a luscious setting – a perfect place to gather friends and family during good times. Known as Casa China Blanca, the pristine residential construction is located in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Its beachfront location makes it perfect to share with others during special occasions like weddings, corporate gatherings or other memorable events. Overlooking the ocean, the residence’s large and bright interiors open towards the views with the help of floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors. Prepared to welcome guests with 5 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms, Casa China Blanca also features 5 dining spaces and a stunning 1,000 square foot black and white kitchen. And this is not all – the exquisite resort villa features an on-site water purification plant and water treatment plant besides the solar heating features.
A good building should make you want to look at it. Even if not always liked by passers-by, it should always make them feel something. Manchester Metropolitan’s University’s business school is a building that effortlessly fits this criteria. Indeed for many, the building by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios is their first taste of the architecture of Manchester as they travel along the arterial road, Mancunian Way. With its distinct ski-slope roof, and glittering mirrored appearance, it provides a flash of silver, and a dazzling break from the dull greys of the motorway, greeting motorists in a slightly space-age way as they enter the city
The best architects can create designs which will give clients and the public things they didn’t even realise they wanted, and this is especially important when architects are given the difficult brief of creating structures in much-loved, iconic areas.