The glamorous Foothill House in Paradise Valley, Arizona, is up for sale. If you have $10 million lying around and are in search of a unique, exquisite residence for you and your family, this could be your dream home. The contemporary two level house is surrounded by a 10 acre property where owners can enjoy a myriad of features – from the staggering eight bedroom set of private spaces to the relaxing mini golf course on the premises. Let’s take a look at the inviting interiors – the single family home features twelve bathrooms, two large family rooms for socializing in an intimate atmosphere, a library for those inspiring moments alongside needful knowledge, a fitness room and a circular pool keeping the inhabitant’s bodies fit with a spa to relax in afterwards and a majestic kitchen with formal and informal dining spaces – all gathered under the roof of this 12,860 square foot modern house. Everything about this residence screams luxury and we would love to see one of our readers get their hands on such a property.
Value for money is not, and never was, the same as being cheap. Value for money means making the most of whatever budget is available. A good example of this is Hayes Primary School in London, by Hayhurst and Co. Having to contend with a tightly controlled 3 million local authority budget, they worked with the existing structure of the primary school to give it a much needed update. A striking polished stainless steel brise-soleil facade installed at the school’s entrance, gives the school’s many different buildings a sense of identity, while new classrooms have been created in a range of shapes and sizes, and are often flooded with natural light
These days, a building doesnt just have to look good, it should ideally be good for the environment too. A great example of sustainability spliced with style from the past few years is the M&S store at Cheshire Oaks Retail Park in Ellesmere Port, designed by Aukett Fitzroy Robinson.