It’s about time: BIG designs spiraling green-roofed watch museum

The Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) recently completed a new museum and workshop for Swiss luxury watchmaker Atelier Audemars Piguet. It’s a superb building defined by an attractive spiraling design and is topped by a green roof that helps it take its place … Continue reading It’s about time: BIG designs spiraling green-roofed watch museum

2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 is muscular and almost American

The Mercedes-Benz GLC has several qualities that make it appealing – sometimes in a contradictory way. It’s a large compact luxury SUV that can tow a trailer and whose AMG 63 model comes with a supercharged V8. All things that greatly appeal to America… Continue reading 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 is muscular and almost American

Astell&Kern aims for affordable luxury with A&norma SR25 DAP

There are a few things you can count on from a new digital audio player by Astell&Kern: high quality, a high price tag, an angular body shape and an odd moniker. The Korean hi-fi gear maker’s latest model is no exception, but is being pitched as the co… Continue reading Astell&Kern aims for affordable luxury with A&norma SR25 DAP

Critically-acclaimed British home for sale, love of concrete required

If you’ve ever wanted to live in one of the luxury houses featured in RIBA’s annual House of the Year competitions, now’s your chance – as long you have £2.5 million (roughly US$3.1 million) to spare. Named Ghost House, the residence was designed by BP… Continue reading Critically-acclaimed British home for sale, love of concrete required

U-Boat Worx launches lightest submersible ever built

Dutch submersible maker U-Boat Worx has pumped out a number of underwater explorers since launching in 2005, and has now unveiled what’s claimed to be the lightest manned submersible ever built. The Nemo can be towed on a trailer by car for launch from… Continue reading U-Boat Worx launches lightest submersible ever built

Review: 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB isn’t compact in size or luxury

When people think of three-row vehicles, they tend to think of large SUVs with huge exteriors to match their big interiors. But smaller crossovers with three rows of seating are sometimes a better fit. The 2020 GLB balances roominess and luxury very we… Continue reading Review: 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB isn’t compact in size or luxury

Genesis launches its G80 flagship luxury sedan

Hyundai’s luxury brand Genesis is the latest car company to launch a new car online in this post-apocalyptic world, with its surprisingly pleasing lack of giant motor shows. We’re delighted to say we didn’t have to sit through a single minute of stage-… Continue reading Genesis launches its G80 flagship luxury sedan

Handcrafted timber roof tops Foster + Partners’ stunning luxury villa

It’s rare to see a firm as high-profile as Foster + Partners design a private home, but if the Dolunay Villa is any indication, this is a pity. Located on the coast of the Aegean Sea in Turkey’s southwestern province of Muğla, the luxury residence take… Continue reading Handcrafted timber roof tops Foster + Partners’ stunning luxury villa