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Daniel Padilla's Modern Mediterranean House

Near the front door of the two-storey house is a swinging bench and three wooden seats. This is the perfect place for entertaining guests on a breezy and beautiful day.


A Family Home with Additional Spaces and Minimalist Aesthetics

A major architectural addition to the Dela Cruz home is the lanai which provides an alternative area for entertaining, especially during the rainy season. The roofing design allows natural light to stream in during daytime, yet keeps rain and draft from coming in during the evening.


House Tour: A Dominican Republic Retreat

Now, family and friends make their way up a wide set of steps fashioned from local coralina stone and are ushered through a pair of enormous 19th-century wood doors sporting their original weathered turquoise finish. Montoya bought the doors in Colombia more than a decade ago, knowing that someday he would build a home where they belonged. From there, a winding stone path leads to a series of cottages, most of which have lower levels that are open to the tropical air. There is a luxurious…