The Nettleton 199 project partner Greg Truen states the task was to create a building which would give a maximum view of the sea and to create a garden beside the mountain located near the site. They also wanted minimal exposure to the neighboring buildings. The residence overlooks the Atlantic Ocean to the west and its design gives prime-most importance to privacy such that it offers least vision to neighboring houses.
in is an outstanding structure located on the top of a hill overlooking the mesmerizing South China Sea. Erected on a planar triangular plot by the creative folks from this house has bagged several awards for interior design. The location selected for this house is moderately inhabited and rural.
According to the architect team remodeling was done on the parent building to increase the living space. They included four luxurious bedrooms and a large entertainment area in the original building. Since the original building was flat-roofed a vertical expansion was a viable option for the future. With the sliding and stacking doors and glassy windows the difference between internal and external areas are dissolved considerably giving the home an urban feel while retaining natural openness.
Large glass walls allow a spectacular view to the outside greenery while letting sunlight to enter into the house during daytime. There is a steel-cum-wood stairs to connect the two levels of this sharp-cornered spiral house. A slight inclination is provided to the roof for easy drainage of rainwater which also helps minimizing heat loss due to radiation from the interiors to a significant extent. Overall the house in the forest seems to be a brilliant concept.
Built by Denieuwegeneratie this exceptional semi-underground residence named Mountain House comes with its own mountain – created as an artificial hill to camouflage the residence on the northern side. Located in a nature reserve the Dutch Mountain House measures 12 x 19 meters of bright open interiors. An interesting flexible structure on the inside allows the space to be compartmentalized according to the family’s needs. Wooden structures ensure that a future space rearrangement would be easy and creative.
Since it is housed in a crowded town availability of space was a major constraint. Within the limited space the designers have marvelously managed to erect this wonderful building. They used every technology which would enable them to mask the possible difficulties of limited space.
Here’s a masterpiece work from Wespi de Meuron Architects — a renovated house located in Treia Marche a rarely domesticated village in Italy. Italy is a traditionally rich land and has given birth to lots of famous architects. Renovation has got multiple implications; natural resource management being the most prominent. In 1995 this building caught fire and was damaged. Since then it has been under the surveillance of the municipal authority.