Fulfill Your Wine Or Equestrian Dreams In Oregon With LUXE Christie’s International

What would you do with 20-plus acres of lush Oregon property? If you are a wine connoisseur, you might plant Pinot Noir grapes. If you are an equestrian, perhaps you would house your horses or build a training facility. If you love both, lucky for you Oregon has a wonderful selection of estates that are … Continue reading “Fulfill Your Wine Or Equestrian Dreams In Oregon With LUXE Christie’s International”

Escapism at a Distance: What’s in Store for the Future of Restaurants

In 2019, American diners spent an estimated $863 billion in restaurants, according to the National Restaurant Association—revealing the enormous role dining out plays in our social lives. So, when the pandemic shuttered restaurants for months, their closures left a keenly felt gap and had many wondering: what does a world affected by COVID-19 hold for … Continue reading “Escapism at a Distance: What’s in Store for the Future of Restaurants”

Building Health: The Link Between Architecture and Well-Being

Ask architectural historian Mohammad Gharipour what he believes to be one of the biggest influences on architecture throughout history, and his answer is simple: health. “When you consider a more holistic definition of health—its physical, mental, social, and emotional aspects—you realize how significantly urban designs have been impacted,” he says. Architecture and well-being go hand … Continue reading “Building Health: The Link Between Architecture and Well-Being”

LUXE Christie’s Presents Outstanding Properties Along Oregon’s Willamette River

Editor’s Note: LUXE Christie’s International Real Estate showcases premier properties alongside the Willamette River in Oregon. The beautiful Willamette River flows through some of Oregon’s loveliest cities and feeds the fertile Willamette Valley, the heart of Oregon’s wine country which is home to nearly 600 wineries. Along the shores of the river in the cities … Continue reading “LUXE Christie’s Presents Outstanding Properties Along Oregon’s Willamette River”

Visionary Home: Inside Starchitect I.M. Pei’s New York Residence

His works include the Musée de Louvre’s pyramid in Paris and Doha’s Museum of Modern Art—no wonder then that I.M. Pei’s New York residence is an architectural masterpiece Gaze up at the façade of this smart, four-story townhouse located in New York‘s prestigious Sutton Place, and its architectural significance may not be immediately obvious. Step … Continue reading “Visionary Home: Inside Starchitect I.M. Pei’s New York Residence”

Tom Kundig on Redefining our Relationship with Architecture

In his new book, Tom Kundig: Working Title—published this past June by Princeton Architectural Press— the principal architect of Olson Kundig gives us an intimate glimpse into his nearly 45-year-long career. With projects ranging from homes to museums, and commercial buildings to wineries, one thing seems to unite his work: “I try to redefine what … Continue reading “Tom Kundig on Redefining our Relationship with Architecture”

A Short History of Super Tuscan Wines—Italy’s Answer to Bordeaux

Undeniably, the founding father of Super Tuscan wines is Marchesi Mario Incisa della Rocchetta, who arrived in Tuscany—for years the home of Sangiovese, the predominant grape variety of Chianti—from Rome in the 1940s. He settled in Bolgheri and began experimenting with Cabernet Franc, as he had a fondness for the wines of Bordeaux and wanted … Continue reading “A Short History of Super Tuscan Wines—Italy’s Answer to Bordeaux”

Art News: Christie’s and La Biennale Paris Combine Forces

Following the postponement of the 32nd edition of La Biennale Paris, Christie’s, working with La Biennale Paris and the Syndicat National des Antiquaires, has launched a major online-only auction running from September 24 to October 8. All artistic disciplines are represented, covering more than 6,000 years of art history, from antiquity and contemporary art, to … Continue reading “Art News: Christie’s and La Biennale Paris Combine Forces”

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