Inside the Atacama Desert - Chile & Bolivia

Salar de Tara

Tierra Atacama Resort - San Pedro de Atacama

Explora Atacama Resort - San Pedro de Atacama

Laguna Colorada & Laguna Verde, Bolivia

ESPA - Singapore

Here are a few of my favorites spots that I photographed recently in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Malaysia. Spas, high-end retail and restaurants have taken the limelight in the world of architecture and interiors.

Stadium MRT - Singapore

A stunning metro station designed by WOHA Architects.

Truffles & Caviar with Jose Andres

It doesn't get any better than this! A tasting menu of truffles & caviar at The Bazaar by Jose Andres.

Four Seasons Spa Langkawi

I was forced to stop here for 'research & portfolio development.'

Pollen Restaurant - Singapore

Singapore's top new restaurant - a must.

Capella Singapore

The beautiful Capella hotel, this is a shot of their wonderful spa, Auriga.

Louis Vuitton Island Maison

The flagship of flagship stores - LVMH Singapore.

Ritz Carlton Hong Kong

One of Hong Kong's best designed interior spaces.

Eco Luxury in Guatemala

Just returned from Guatemala...featured below are images of Lake Atitlan, Laguna Lodge and Hotel Panza Verde.

New Promo Books Are In

My new travel books 'Globe-trotting' and 'Wanderlust' designed by Saputo Design ( just came in. To request a copy, please email

The Industrial Feng Shui Duo

We photographed this starchitect team at Studio Argente ( - in Hermosa Beach, CA.

The Bazaar by Jose Andres / SLS Hotel Beverly Hills

Had the pleasure of shooting The Bazaar by Jose Andres at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills. Above are my favorites: Chef Aitor Lozano and the 'crab sliders'.


I've just started to edit my 'around the world' trip photos. Following are some of the architectural highlights. The trip included Turkey, Israel, the West Bank, Jordan, Qatar, Vietnam, China & Japan. Whew.


Istiklal Caddesi - Istanbul's grand pedestrian shopping avenue.

Dolmabahce Palace at night... It's one of the few palaces in the world still used for state events.

Hagia Sophia interior.

Tel Aviv Art Museum

I photographed this stunning building by architect, Preston Scott Cohen. On top of being an architectural gem, the art installations are spectacular. Currently showing is Anslem Kiefer's 'Breaking of the Vessels.'

Peres Center for Peace

Middle East peace initiative designed by architect, Massimiliano Fuksas, in Jaffa.

Cinema Hotel - Tel Aviv

Original Bauhaus style at its best.


The Old City at dusk.

The Dead Sea

Israel is spoiled by oceans with the Dead, the Med & the Red. This is my favorite...

Crossing the Border into Jordan

Here's a drive by shot, going from Aqaba to Petra in the deserted desert. My taxi driver, Moussa, kept me amused with stories in Arabic refusing to believe that I couldn't understand them.


The Corniche & Souq Waqif

Ho Chi Minh City

The Reunification Palace... very emotive place, it transports you back to 1975.

Moganshan, China

The latest and greatest resort opening of 2012 - Naked Stables Private Reserve. It's a gorgeous luxury 'camp' that features earth huts and villas designed by Ben Wood.

Prada & Christian Dior - Tokyo

Tokyo has amazing modern architecture to match its highly developed infrastructure. High end retail stores like the ones below are architectural works of art - clearly deemed as important as the items featured inside the store. Kenzo Tange's cathedral is one of the most beautiful modern structures in the city. Last but not least there's the Tsukiji fish market, home of legendary tuna auctions and precursor to the world's best sushi.

Prada & Christian Dior - Omotesando

Shanghai's 1933

Shanghai's new commercial hub for creative industries harnessing the cement loft feel.

Kenzo Tange 's Cathedral

This beautiful cathedral is hidden in a residential area on the north side of Tokyo.

Tokyo International Forum

The gorgeous mod building by Rafael Vinoly.

The National Art Center Tokyo

My favorite glass + steel building in Roppongi...

AO Building

AO Aoyama (Sakakura Associates) - Tokyo

Shibuya Crossing

Tsukiji Fish Market