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Alfonso Architects’ Hidden Grotto in the Heart of Florida

Alfonso Architects’ Hidden Grotto in the Heart of Florida

Acqua Pietra, translated literally from the Italian means 'Water Stone', but another more fitting  interpretation of the Italian  'pietra' is 'jewel' or 'gemstone'. And, a jewel in the very heart of Florida is what internationally acclaimed Tampa-based architect  and artist Alberto Alfonso of Alfonso Architects, Inc has designed at the  Acqua ...

A Gift of Light in Miami Beach’s Art Deco District

A Gift of Light in Miami Beach’s Art Deco District

Sunset in the Art Deco District of Miami Beach

Design Dreaming: A Paris Apartment in the Artsy Enclave of Montmartre

Design Dreaming: A Paris Apartment in the Artsy Enclave of Montmartre

Famous for its artist enclave, Montmartre is the ideal location for dreamers and creatives. And what could be dreamier than owning an apartment, seeped in rich architectural and design history, sitting atop a glorious hill looking down upon the city of lights, Paris? Craving more design inspiration? View more inspiring photos ...

Poetic Architecture: Alberto Alfonso’s Fragmentary Blue Rooftop Bar at Streamsong

Poetic Architecture: Alberto Alfonso’s Fragmentary Blue Rooftop Bar at Streamsong

"This place really is in the middle of nowhere!"  I mused to myself upon arrival at  the  Streamsong Resort,  Yes, the resort is in a remote area, a very, very remote area in the heart of central Florida surrounded by thousands of acres of land sparsely dotted with a few phosphate plants and ...

50s’ Florida Architecture: Costa d’Este Beach Resort

50s’ Florida Architecture: Costa d’Este Beach Resort

Costa de Este hotel, located on  Ocean Drive in Vero Beach. Owned by Latin Pop diva Gloria Estefan and her husband Emilio.

Mediterranean Florida Architectural Fusion

Mediterranean Florida Architectural Fusion