With 2017 coming to a close, we’ve pulled together images from Pinterest of homes that would make great places to host a New Year’s Eve party. Our top 10 includes an English country house with interiors by Kate Moss and an Israeli residence with a six-metre-high wine bar.
House of Parties, Israel, by Pitsou Kedem
The name of this house says it all. Split into two adjoining halves, the Tel Aviv property was designed to blend family life with entertainment.
The party side features a double-height space, boasting a six-metre-high glass-fronted wine cooler and bar.
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Shore House, US, by Leroy Street Studio
When designing this Long Island retreat, architects office Leroy Street Studio was asked to include a space that could be used to host large parties and events.
In response, they gave the house a large open-plan lounge, kitchen and dining room, which opens out to a sunken outdoor lounge.
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H House, Vietnam, by VACO Design
A range of entertainment features, such as a pool table in the games room and a covert swimming pool, make this Ho Chi Minh City house ideal for hosting a party.
Vietnamese firm VACO Design formed the facade from hollow concrete blocks, which help to cool the house and shelter it from the tropical heat.
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Church Hill Barn, UK, by David Nossiter Architects
David Nossiter Architects converted an old barn in the Suffolk countryside to create this contemporary home. It features an eight-metre-high, timber-trussed ceiling – with plenty of room below for guests.
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Apartment H, Germany, by IFUB
Architecture studio IFUB renovated one floor of an old chocolate factory into this home for a group of young adults.
The building had been used as a party venue back in the 1990s. And, thanks to its high-vaulted ceilings, large windows and location in the hip east area of Berlin, it still looks like a good venue to host a gathering.
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Galpão Simm, Brasil, by Alan Chu
Local architect Alan Chu created this plywood stage space for a burgeoning actor in São Paulo.
The 90-square-metre space has wooden flooring, tall hinged doors and floor-to-ceiling curtains, making it an ideal place for party entertainment and performances.
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Ancient Party Barn, UK, by Liddicoat & Goldhill
Liddicoat & Goldhill’s playful remodelling of this barn provided a countryside retreat for a client who wanted a break from city life.
Its rural Kent location means that revellers could probably make a lot of noise without disturbing the neighbours.
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The Barnhouse, UK, Yoo and Kate Moss
Supermodel Kate Moss’ first foray into interior design is a “luxurious haven in the woods, a perfect place to escape with family and friends”.
She used House of Hackney wallpaper, velvet and brass materials and furnishings to create the elegant interior.
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Casa Wabi, Mexico, by Tadao Ando
This Mexican property by Japanese architect Tadao Ando is not technically a residence – it functions as the home for an arts charity.
But, with its location next to the beach, it would make a great place to celebrate New Year’s Eve with friends.
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G1203, Belgium, by GAFPA
This home is located in an old factory, so there is plenty of room inside for guests.
Belgian studio GAFPA designed the residence inside a disused stonemason’s atelier in Ghent, and transformed a former outbuilding to create its walled garden.
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