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Modern concrete house in the Chilean mountains

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This fascinating modern concrete dwelling was designed by Chilean architecture company Estudio Valdés Arquitectos, positioned high atop the rugged mountains of Chile. Nestled boldly on a mountaintop is this dramatic box-like concrete structure that forms a u-shape. Most of the dwelling is enclosed in floor-to-ceiling glass offering views and natural light. On one side of the house […]



LEED Gold mountain home fascinates the imagination in Colorado

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Lake Creek Residence is a beautiful contemporary mountain home that was completed in 2011 by Krueger Architecture & Design, located in Edwards, Colorado. The home was positioned on the site in order to take advantage of the rugged mountain views and the meandering river. The interior living spaces have been designed to extend to the outdoor spaces drawing […]

Modern cube house with majestic mountain views in South Africa

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This modern cube house has been designed by architect Henri Comrie, nestled in the picturesque valley of Banhoek, a wine region in South Africa. The home has been aptly named by the homeowners as ‘Johannesdal’, peacefully resting between lush forested grounds and majestic mountains. The home features a simple, honest atmosphere with a flair for color, unexpected combinations […]

Beyond spectacular rustic mountain retreat in Big Sky

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Summit Residence is a sensational rustic mountain retreat designed by Locati Architects, located in the presitgous ski resort community of Yellowstone Club, Big Sky, Montana. This wonderful residence was built by local building company Schlauch Bottcher Construction. The homeowner selected all the interior furnishings to complete the look of this mountain dream home. There are plenty […]

Intriguing play of volumes exhibited by 4 Springs Lane house

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4 Springs Lane is a contemporary custom home designed by Robert M. Gurney Architect, sited on 24 acres of rolling topography, open fields and woodlands in Rappahannock County, Virginia. Extensive site investigation, including erecting scaffolding at various locations, resulted in the placement of the house high on one of the hills, overlooking a meadow at the […]

Modern desert home nestled in the Catalina Foothills, Arizona

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The Canyon Residence was designed by Kevin B Howard Architects to make living in the Sonoran Desert an integrated part of daily life in The Canyons, Catalina Foothills, Tuscon, Arizona. This was accomplished by creating architecture that was part of the landscape and allowing the site to influence form.  Rock outcroppings and water shed patterns dictated formal responses […]

Striking lake house in North Carolina: Piedmont Residence

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The Piedmont Residence is a modern lake house designed by Carlton Architecture, located on a 13-acre site in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, near Charlotte, North Carolina. The residence overlooks a mountain lake with expansive mountain views beyond. The clients were a couple of Connecticut empty nesters originally from England, natural beauty and proximity to an international airport for flying […]