3 Unique Condos to Inspire Your Inner Architect

In bustling urban centers, condo living is the best way to enjoy city life.  Live in luxury in the heart of the city with a residential condominium.  Here are three unique condos to inspire your inner architect.

100 E 53rd St Unit

 

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The jewel in the crown of this Foster and Partner’s architectural masterpiece is the glass walled Penthouse condo residence. Located high above New York City, this condo offers panoramic views of the city and also the park below.  With four bedrooms and four and a half baths, this sprawling unit covers two floors and over 6,760 square feet. This luxury condo is a dream for living and entertaining in.

 

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This residence has been beautifully and elegantly designed.  Carlisle 8″ oversize wide plank white oak flooring are in much of the home.  Light abounds throughout the unit thanks to floor to ceiling Starphire UV-coated windows, custom full height curtains, and 11 foot ceilings with custom lighting. The eat-in kitchen features wire brushed oak cabinetry, integrated pulls, and also bronze detailing.  Cabinet fronted Gaggenau and Sub-Zero stainless steel appliances, double ovens and dishwashers, wine storage, and a spacious island make this space perfect for cooking and for entertaining.

 

Unique Condos to Inspire Your Inner Architect Bathroom
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The grand master bathroom has heated Silver Striato travertine floors, a wire brushed oak vanity, Silver Striato travertine countertop, recessed medicine cabinets, and a freestanding Apaiser soaking tub.  A glass enclosed steam shower and water closet are equipped with Aquabrass fixtures. The building offers hotel like amenities, including a wellness facility, a 60 foot sunlit swimming pool, sauna, steam room, library, and so much more.

 

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In all, One Hundred East Fifty Third Street is not simply a jewel of contemporary architecture, but also an invitation to rethink one’s standards of comfort and elegance.

 

119 East Twin Palms Drive

 

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This one of a kind condo, located in Palm Springs, California, is certainly unique. Inspired by tiki culture, the enthusiastic owners went to great lengths to pay homage to this style.  “The soul of Royal Hawaiian Estates resides here,” claims the listing.

 

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Aficionados of this mid-Century modern, Polynesian inspired decor trend will be delighted with this showcase condo.  Repurposed vintage materials that were salvaged from now defunct tiki decorated establishments are used throughout the residence. Hundreds of visitors have enjoyed events at this remarkable dwelling, including the late RHE architect and condo owner’s friend, Don Wexler.

 

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The attention to detail in this completely unique condo are remarkable.  Hand carved architectural posts, bamboo accents, and also grass cloth wallpaper give this residence a completely authentic vibe. Tikiphiles will be delighted with other hard to miss details in the home’s design.  Hand crafted wall borders and vintage brass hardware take you on a trip back in time, design wise and also stylistically.

 

Unique Condos to Inspire Your Inner Architect grasscloth wallpaper
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Terrazo floors throughout the unit, from the entry through the kitchen, will give mid century modern purists a thrill.  This Palm Springs Tiki Condo also has the original windows with sliders, rare pieces of decor, refurbished furnishings, as well as many fine vintage art and collectible pieces.

Reflections at Keppel Bay

 

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Daniel Libeskind brings his world class design style to his first ever residential development in Asia.  Located in Singapore, the waterfront Reflections at Keppel Bay is a stunning example of modern architecture. This masterpiece offers breathtaking views of the harbor and city skyline, as it’s soaring towers add to the beauty of the area.

 

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Image via Reflections at Keppel Bay

 

A 100,000 square foot reflecting pool skirts the residential towers, which range in height from 24 to 41 story towers.  This condo living offers a wide variety of lifestyle enhancing amenities, including an Olympic length swimming pool. You might also enjoy the state of the art gymnasium and photograph worthy settings for gatherings.

 

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Image via Reflections at Keppel Bay

 

Reflections at Keppel Bay has 6 sky towers and 11 fan shaped apartment blocks.  The buildings contain 1.129 luxury homes, ranging from 2-4 bedroom condominiums and penthouses. This also includes a grand penthouse with six bedrooms and a 13,300 square foot entertainment lounge. The aesthetic of the condos, like the exterior of the building, is clean and also modern.

 

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Image via Reflections at Keppel Bay

 

Condos clearly come in a diversity of styles.  From luxurious to retro to modern and everything in between, there is a home to fit your aesthetic. So, which of these would you choose?

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