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A Large Sloping Roof Allows Light To Enter From Clerestory Windows On One Side And Impressive Views On The Other

A Large Sloping Roof Allows Light To Enter From Clerestory Windows On One Side And Impressive Views On The Other

Ravel Architecture has completed a modern home in Austin, Texas, that’s been designed with a boomerang-inspired shape and plenty of windows.

The boomerang shape of this modern home accentuates the natural curvature of the land, while high walls lined with clerestory windows create a buffer between the busy adjacent road while also balancing light throughout the day.

The shape of the home accentuates the natural curvature of the land, while high walls lined with clerestory windows create a buffer between the busy adjacent road while also balancing light throughout the day.

The boomerang shape of this modern home accentuates the natural curvature of the land, while high walls lined with clerestory windows create a buffer between the busy adjacent road while also balancing light throughout the day.

A path lined with grasses runs alongside the house and its board-formed concrete wall and guides people to the entryway with a wood accent wall.

A path lined with grasses runs alongside this modern house and its board formed concrete wall, and guides people to the entryway with a wood accent wall.
A path lined with grasses runs alongside this modern house and its board formed concrete wall, and guides people to the entryway with a wood accent wall.

The canyon side of the home boasts floor-to-ceiling glass that provides uninterrupted views of the canyon and the City of Austin. These views can also be enjoyed from the swimming pool that’s located at one end of the home.

The boomerang shape of the home accentuate the natural curvature of the land, while high walls lined with clerestory windows create a buffer between the busy adjacent road while also balancing light throughout the day.

Inside, the living areas are open plan with the main living room, dining area, and kitchen all sharing the space, while a secondary living space is located by the pool and opens to a covered patio.

Inside this modern home, the living areas are open plan with the main living room, dining area, and kitchen all sharing the space, while a secondary living space is located by the pool and opens to a covered patio.

Wood-lined recessed shelving niches line the wall, while the kitchen includes light wood cabinets and a large black kitchen island that matches the black tiled backsplash.

Wood-lined recessed shelving niches line the wall, while the kitchen includes light wood cabinets and a large black kitchen island that matches the black tiled backsplash.

A hallway connecting the two living rooms provides a close-up look at the board-formed concrete wall and access to the bedrooms and bathrooms.

A hallway connecting the two living rooms provides a close-up look at the board-formed concrete wall, and access to the bedrooms and bathrooms.

In one of the bedrooms, floor-to-ceiling windows allow the tree view to be enjoyed from the bed.

A modern bedroom with floor-to-ceiling windows that allow the tree view to be enjoyed from the bed.

In one of the bathrooms, a mirror reflects the light and view seen through the large windows.

A modern bathroom with a balcony, freestanding bathtub, glass enclosed shower, and floating wood vanity.

Here’s a look at the floor plan that details the layout of the home.

A modern single-storey home with a swimming pool.
Photography by Chase Daniel | Architecture: Ravel Architecture | Interiors: Kopicki Design | Construction: Parkside Homes

Walls Of Windows Offer Amazing Views From This Modern Cabin

Walls Of Windows Offer Amazing Views From This Modern Cabin

David O’Brien Wagner of Sala Architects has completed a two-storey modern cabin in Frederic, Wisconsin, that measures in at 800 square feet (74sqm).

This modern cabin has an exterior of raw, uncoated corrugated steel that's combined with large windows, and a door that opens to an elevated deck that cantilevers over the hillside.

Designed for Nordlys Lodging Co., the MetalLark Tower lies within 140 acres of former farm fields and overlooks a small lake and surrounding trees.

This modern cabin has an exterior of raw, uncoated corrugated steel that's combined with large windows, and a door that opens to an elevated deck that cantilevers over the hillside.

The cabin, which is rented out through Airbnb, has an exterior of raw, uncoated corrugated steel that’s combined with large windows and a door that opens to an elevated deck that cantilevers over the hillside.

A modern cabin with an elevated deck that cantilevers over the hillside.

Each of the two levels measures in at 20×20 feet, with the entry-level containing a bedroom, bathroom, and mudroom.

A modern cabin with a bedroom that includes floor-to-ceiling windows and wood accents.
The modern bathroom of a small two-storey cabin.

A wood-lined staircase by the front door connects the upper level of the cabin.

A wood-lined staircase by the front door connects the upper level of the cabin.

The upper level is home to an open plan glass-walled living room, dining area, and small kitchen.

The upper level of this modern cabin is home to an open plan glass-walled living room, dining area, and small kitchen.
The upper level of this modern cabin is home to an open plan glass-walled living room, dining area, and small kitchen.

The cabin also includes a writing desk at the end of the kitchen, and a hidden pull-down murphy bunk bed tucked into the cabinetry.

This modern cabin includes a writing desk at the end of the kitchen, and a hidden pull-down murphy bunk bed tucked into the cabinetry.

To learn more, take a tour of this cabin by watching a video from YouTuber Levi Kelly as he takes a look around.

This Off-The-Grid Rural Home Might Be Small, But It Has All The Views

This Off-The-Grid Rural Home Might Be Small, But It Has All The Views

Ben Callery Architects has designed the ‘Elemental House’, a small home located an hour north of Melbourne, Australia, that lies on 100 acres of recently sub-divided farmland with panoramic views over rolling hills.

The brief from the clients, a retired couple, was for a self-sufficient rural retreat with a minimal environmental footprint.

A modern and small house designed as a self-sufficient rural retreat with a minimal environmental footprint.

The house has been designed to be off-grid, producing its own electricity and water on-site, as well as treating its waste on-site.

The entire exterior of this small home is clad in Spotted Gum timber, an Australian native hardwood that's so durable that it meets the bushfire rating non-combustibility requirements.

The entire exterior of the home is clad in Spotted Gum timber, an Australian native hardwood that’s so durable that it meets the bushfire rating non-combustibility requirements.

The entire exterior of this small home is clad in Spotted Gum timber, an Australian native hardwood that's so durable that it meets the bushfire rating non-combustibility requirements.

The floor plan of the home is compact and modest, with a single bedroom and bathroom. The living space, with its wood ceiling and large windows, is open plan with a dining area and kitchen, while the living room includes a black accent wall with a fireplace and a window bench.

The living space of this small house, has a wood ceiling and large windows, and is open plan with a dining area and kitchen, while the living room includes black accent wall with a fireplace, and a window bench.
A black accent wall is the backdrop of a fireplace and floating wood shelves.
A living room with a built-in window bench.

In the bedroom, a large picture window with a black frame perfectly showcases the rural landscape.

In this modern bedroom, a large picture window with a black frame perfectly showcases the rural landscape.
Photography: Jack Lovel and Dave Kulesza |Architecture firm: Ben Callery Architects – Team: Ben Callery and Tim Shallue | Builder: Keenan Built

This Lakeside Cabin Was Designed With Large Windows To Maximize Views Of The Water

This Lakeside Cabin Was Designed With Large Windows To Maximize Views Of The Water

LaRue Architects, together with interior design firm Britt Design Group, have designed the renovation of a lakeside cabin with a quirky hexagon shape and transformed it into a modern getaway home with room for outdoor entertaining.

Located in Austin, Texas, the original home was built in the 1950s as a vacation lake cabin, which was typical for the area, however, in the 1970s, the cabin was renovated with an addition added.

The renovation included removing the 1970’s addition and keeping the original hexagon-shaped main living area and changing it into the primary suite.

A modern lakeside house with walls of windows and a covered outdoor entertaining space.
A modern lakeside house with walls of windows and a covered outdoor entertaining space.

The remainder of the house was built around the original parts of the home, while the areas of the home include a covered outdoor entertaining space with a lounge, dining area, and a fireplace. Steps lead down to a swimming pool with views of the lake.

This modern home includes a covered outdoor entertaining space with a lounge, dining area, and a fireplace. Steps lead down to a swimming pool with views of the lake.
This modern home includes a covered outdoor entertaining space that connects to the interior spaces by sliding glass doors.

The new living room and dining area, which is open to the outdoor space, has a wall of floor-to-ceiling windows, while the open-plan nature of the room allows the natural light and views to be enjoyed from any location.

The new living room and dining area, which is open to an outdoor space, has a wall of floor-to-ceiling windows, while the open plan nature of the room allows the natural light and views to be enjoyed from any location.

Adjacent to the dining area and living room is the kitchen, which features cabinets on wooden legs that create a physical and visual space between the floor and cabinets. A glass front refrigerator adds to the design of the kitchen, while a custom kitchen armoire stores coffee-making equipment.

This modern kitchen features cabinets on wooden legs that create a physical and visual space between the floor and cabinets. A glass front refrigerator adds to the design of the kitchen, while a custom kitchen armoire stores coffee making equipment.

Further into the home are a wine cellar and the entryway, which is furnished with a Steinway grand piano and custom Apparatus lighting.

This modern home has a wine cellar and an entryway, which is furnished with a Steinway grand piano and custom Apparatus lighting.

A hallway with wood flooring and built-in shelving connects the various areas of the home.

A hallway with wood flooring and built-in shelving connects the various areas of the home.

The primary bedroom has a hexagonal layout and 180-degree views of the lake.

This primary bedroom has a hexagonal layout and 180 degree views of the lake through the floor-to-ceiling windows.

In the primary bathroom, there are dual vanities and a freestanding bathtub by the windows.

In this modern primary bathroom, there's dual vanities and a freestanding bathtub by the windows.

In a secondary bathroom, there’s a dark vanity with a marbled top and metallic lighting.

A guest bathroom features a dark vanity with a marbled top and metallic lighting.

The home also has a two-level boat dock (part of the renovation) providing an outdoor lounge space perched above the water.

A two level boat dock provides an outdoor lounge space perched above the water.
Photos: Dror Baldinger | Architect: LaRue Architects | Interior Designer: Britt Design Group | Builder: Classic Constructors

Walls Of Windows On This Cabin Allow For Views Of The Surrounding Forest

Walls Of Windows On This Cabin Allow For Views Of The Surrounding Forest

Photography by Tonu Tunnel

b210 architects has designed a small wood cabin in Estonia, that’s used as a hotel room for the Maidla Nature Resort.

Located on the edge of a bog, the small cabin is designed for 1-2 visitors, and has an angular design with dark brown ash wood walls combined with large windows.

Located on the edge of a bog, this small cabin is designed for 1-2 visitors, and has an angular design with dark brown ash wood walls combined with large windows.
Photography by Tonu Tunnel

The tiny treehouse-inspired building is accessed via a boardwalk that connects to the deck.

This tiny treehouse-inspired cabin is accessed via a boardwalk that connects to the deck.
Photography by Tonu Tunnel

The entire cabin is covered with terraces that enable a unique experience for enjoying the sunset, stargazing, and bird watching.

The entire cabin is covered with terraces that enables a unique experience for enjoying the sunset, stargazing and bird watching.
Photography by Priidu Saart

The deck, which has birch trees growing through it, expands the living space of the cabin.

This modern wood deck, which has birch trees growing through it, expands the living space of the cabin.
Photography by Tonu Tunnel
This modern wood deck, which has birch trees growing through it, expands the living space of the cabin.
Photography by Tonu Tunnel

At night, exterior lighting creates a cozy atmosphere.

At night, exterior lighting creates a cozy atmosphere for this cabin's deck.
Photography by Tonu Tunnel

A black-framed glass door provides a glimpse of the interior and views beyond.

A black-framed glass door provides a glimpse of the interior and views beyond.
Photography by Tonu Tunnel

Inside the cabin is a bedroom with a small sitting area at the end of the bed, which faces the fireplace and the view.

A modern cabin includes a triangular bedroom with a small sitting area at the end of the bed, which faces the fireplace and the view.
Photography by Tonu Tunnel

Behind the sleeping area is a small bathroom that includes floor-to-ceiling mirrors and an incineration toilet.

A small bathroom that includes floor-to-ceiling mirrors and an incineration toilet.
Photography by Tonu Tunnel

Here’s a look at the layout of the cabin, showing how the bathroom is tucked around the corner from the bed.

The floor plan of a small diamond shaped cabin.
Architect: b210 architects – Mari Hunt, co-authors Aet Ader, Karin Tõugu, Kadri Klementi | Engineering: Peter Stumbur, Veiko Koppe (Production House) | Builder: Otto Ehitab

Window Placements In This Home Frame The Views Like Artwork

Window Placements In This Home Frame The Views Like Artwork

Brown & Brown Architects has designed the remodel and addition of a traditional house in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park in Aviemore, Scotland.

A modern home addition with a material palette of local natural stone, Siberian Larch, natural slate, blackened stainless steel, and glass.

The contemporary extension has a timber and glass upper volume that rests above a stone plinth, and extends outwards, supported by exposed steel columns.

A modern home addition with a material palette of local natural stone, Siberian Larch, natural slate, blackened stainless steel, and glass.

The addition has a material palette of local natural stone, Siberian Larch, natural slate, blackened stainless steel, and glass.

A modern home addition with a material palette of local natural stone, Siberian Larch, natural slate, blackened stainless steel, and glass.

A glass-lined hallway connects the original home and the new addition.

A glass-lined hallway connects an addition to the original home.

The addition was designed to create larger social spaces for family gatherings.

A glass-lined hallway connects an addition to the original home.

Stepping into the new addition, and there’s a wood bookshelf that hides a powder room.

A wood bookshelf hides a powder room.

The living room has a vaulted ceiling with exposed wood beams, a double-sided fireplace, and a wood-lined niche that houses the television.

A modern living room with a steel fireplace surround and a wood-lined niche for a television.
A modern living room with a steel fireplace surround.

On the other side of the fireplace is the dining room that enjoys a picturesque view of the trees.

A modern dining room that enjoys a picturesque view of the trees.

Adjacent to the dining area is the kitchen, which includes colorful lower cabinets, a countertop with waterfall edges, and a section that can be used as a desk.

A modern kitchen includes colorful lower cabinets, a countertop with waterfall edges, and a section that can be used as a desk.

In the original home, steel and wood stairs have been included and connect to the bedrooms and bathrooms.

Modern steel and wood stairs.
Modern steel and wood stairs.

In one of the bedrooms, a thin horizontal window removes the need for artwork, as it perfectly frames the view.

In this modern bedroom, a thin horizontal window removes the need for artwork, as it perfectly frames the view.
Photography by Gillian Hayes | Architect: Brown & Brown Architects | Structural Engineer: Design Engineering Workshop | Contractor: Spey Building & Joinery

This Mushroom Inspired House Design Has Panoramic Windows That Offer Views Of The Surrounding Forest

This Mushroom Inspired House Design Has Panoramic Windows That Offer Views Of The Surrounding Forest

Architecture firm ZJJZ has recently completed ‘The Mushroom’, a unique house surrounded by a pine forest in Jiangxi, China.

The design of the house includes a cone-shaped roof structure that’s clad in wood shingles.

This modern cabin has wood shingles that clad a cone-shaped roof, and a base of granolithic concrete.

Complementing the wood shingles is a base of granolithic concrete, both of which will slowly change in color with humidity and time, allowing the cabin to somewhat blend in with the surrounding natural environment.

This modern cabin has wood shingles that clad a cone-shaped roof, and a base of granolithic concrete.

The cabin sits above the forest floor, minimizing the impact of the construction on the site, and allowing the entrance to be reached via exterior stairs.

A modern cabin with stairs leading to the front door.

Inside, there’s a bedroom that showcases panoramic windows that are curved to the shape of the cabin.

Inside this modern cabin, there's a bedroom that's designed to take advantage of the panoramic window that's curved to the shape of the wall.
Inside this modern cabin, there's a bedroom that's designed to take advantage of the panoramic window that's curved to the shape of the wall.

A small staircase leads up to a lofted children’s area that provides a closer glimpse at the pure white cone-shaped ceiling that’s rounded at the top.

A modern cabin with a narrow staircase and built-in handrail.
A modern cabin with a cone-shaped ceiling.

In the bathroom, there’s a built-in bathtub with a horizontal window, which was designed to ensure privacy from the walking paths outside, while still allowing views of nature.

In this modern bathroom, there's a built-in bathtub with a horizontal window, which was designed to ensure privacy from the walking paths outside, while still allowing views of nature.

Here are the floor plans and section that show the layout of the cabin.

The floor plan of a mushroom shaped modern cabin.
A mushroom shaped modern cabin.
Photography: Fangfang Tian, ZJJZ | Architect’s Firm: ZJJZ – Lead Architects: Sean Shen, Xuanru Chen, Yuying Kate Tsai | Structure Consultant: XIE Technologies | Contractor: Zhejiang Huzhou deyi Construction Co., Ltd.

Garden Views Are The Focus Of This Farmhouse-Inspired Home

Garden Views Are The Focus Of This Farmhouse-Inspired Home

Photography by Jeremy Bitterman

Architecture firm Olson Kundig has designed the ‘Country Garden House’ in Portland, Oregon, for a master gardener.

The house, which is reminiscent of a farm structure, is clad in reclaimed barnwood, and has a pitched roof with high windows at each end of the main volume that flood the home with light. A green roof helps to create an emphasis on integrating the house into its natural surroundings.

This house, which is reminiscent of a farm structure, is clad in reclaimed barnwood, and has a pitched roof with high windows at each end of the main volume, that flood the home with light. A green roof helps to create an emphasis on integrating the house into its natural surroundings.  #Architecture #FarmhouseModern #GreenRoof #ModernHouse #Landscaping #Windows
Photography by Jeremy Bitterman

A covered leafy trellis surrounded by plants, guides visitors to the front door.


Landscape Ideas - A covered leafy trellis surrounded by plants, guides visitors to the front door of this modern farmhouse. #Landscaping #Trellis #Entryway #Walkway #Garden
Photography by Jeremy Bitterman

The entryway opens up to the living room, with views of the garden and hillside beyond.


Living Room Ideas - Built-in shelves and cabinets show off a collection of porcelain, while the exposed wood ceiling draws the eye upwards, and the windows fill the room with natural light. #LivingRoom #ExposedCeiling #CustomCasework #Windows
Photography by Jeremy Bitterman

Exposed timber ceilings in the main volume lend a sense of rustic refinement that is complemented by the stone fireplace that separates the den and living room.


Fireplace Ideas - Exposed timber ceilings in this farmhouse modern interior, lend a sense of rustic refinement that is complemented by the stone fireplace that separates the den and living room. #StoneFireplace #FireplaceIdeas #LivingRoom
Photography by Jeremy Bitterman

In the den, built-in bookshelves line the walls, while a window seat provides a place to quietly read and enjoy the views outside.


Window Seat Ideas - In this den, built-in bookshelves line the walls, while a window seat provides a place to quietly read and enjoy the views outside. #WindowSeat #Seating #Den #Bookshelves
Photography by Jeremy Bitterman

Gardens designed in collaboration with notable plantsman Dan Hinkley are visible from every room, and window walls in the living area allow the gardens to become a part of the home.


Window Ideas - Window walls in this farmhouse modern living room, allow the gardens to become a part of the home. #Windows #FarmhouseModern #LivingRoom
Photography by Jeremy Bitterman

The living room also features custom casework designed to display a rich collection of Asian porcelain.


Shelving Ideas - This living room features custom casework designed to display a rich collection of Asian porcelain. #Shelving #Cabinetry #ExposedCeiling
Photography by Jeremy Bitterman

On the other side of the casework is a hand-painted mural by Leo Adams, that can be enjoyed from the dining room and kitchen.


Dining Room Ideas - Exposed wood ceilings and windows draw the eye to the height of the room, while both contemporary and antique furniture help to create a farmhouse modern look. #DiningRoom #DiningRoomIdeas
Photography by Jeremy Bitterman

Interior materials incorporate the earthy, textural feeling of the outdoor gardens, including cedar walls and reclaimed Baba fir floors that complement the owners’ mix of antique and contemporary furnishings.


Kitchen Ideas - Cedar walls and reclaimed Baba fir floors  complement the owners’ mix of antique and contemporary furnishings, and give this kitchen a farmhouse modern appearance. #WoodKitchen #KitchenIdeas #FarmhouseModern
Photography by Jeremy Bitterman

A long gallery hallway separates the private bedroom spaces from the more “public” living spaces, and showcases the owners’ artworks.


In this contemporary house, a long gallery hallway lined in wood, separates the private bedroom spaces from the more “public” living spaces, and showcases the owners’ artworks.  #Hallway #InteriorDesign
Photography by Jeremy Bitterman

In one of the bedrooms, there’s a wall of grid window frames that allow natural light to fill the room, while the wood ceiling transitions from interior to exterior.


Window Ideas - In this bedroom, there's a wall of grid window frames that allow natural light to fill the room, while the wood ceiling transitions from interior to exterior. #Windows #Bedroom #WindowIdeas
Photography by Jeremy Bitterman

Easily accessible outdoor living spaces with outdoor dining, a fireplace, and water features, offer plentiful spaces for family gatherings


Landscaping Ideas - Easily accessible outdoor living spaces with outdoor dining, a fireplace, and water features, offer plentiful spaces for family gatherings. #OutdoorDining #LandscapingIdeas #GardenIdeas #OutdoorFireplace #WaterFeature #Pond
Photography by Jeremy Bitterman | Project Team: Jim Olson (FAIA, Design Principal), Steve Grim (AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Project Manager), Martha Rogers (Project Architect), Bryan Berkas (Architectural Staff), Christine Burkland (Interior Designer) | General Contractor: Otis Construction | Civil Engineer: ZTEC Engineers, Inc. | Structural Engineer: Madden & Baughman Engineering, Inc. | Landscape Architect: Daniel J. Hinkley | Lighting Designer: Brian Hood Lighting Design, Inc. | Consultant: Dynamic Architectural Windows and Doors | Consultant: Spearhead

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This house, which is reminiscent of a farm structure, is clad in reclaimed barnwood, and has a pitched roof with high windows at each end of the main volume, that flood the home with light. A green roof helps to create an emphasis on integrating the house into its natural surroundings.  #Architecture #FarmhouseModern #GreenRoof #ModernHouse #Landscaping #Windows
Black-framed windows and a wood front door welcome visitors to this modern farmhouse. #Entryway #FrontDoor
Landscaping Ideas - Easily accessible outdoor living spaces with outdoor dining, a fireplace, and water features, offer plentiful spaces for family gatherings. #OutdoorDining #LandscapingIdeas #GardenIdeas #OutdoorFireplace #WaterFeature #Pond
Landscaping Ideas - Easily accessible outdoor living spaces with outdoor dining, a fireplace, and water features, offer plentiful spaces for family gatherings. #OutdoorDining #LandscapingIdeas #GardenIdeas #OutdoorFireplace #WaterFeature #Pond
Landscaping Ideas - Easily accessible outdoor living spaces with outdoor dining, a fireplace, and water features, offer plentiful spaces for family gatherings. #OutdoorDining #LandscapingIdeas #GardenIdeas #OutdoorFireplace #WaterFeature #Pond
Landscaping Ideas - Easily accessible outdoor living spaces with outdoor dining, a fireplace, and water features, offer plentiful spaces for family gatherings. #OutdoorDining #LandscapingIdeas #GardenIdeas #OutdoorFireplace #WaterFeature #Pond

The Hidden Canyon Retreat Looks Out To Valley Views In Arizona

The Hidden Canyon Retreat Looks Out To Valley Views In Arizona

Tor Stuart-Barstad of ArchitecTor has designed a house in the hills near Phoenix, Arizona, that offers serenity and tranquility for the home owners.

Tor Stuart-Barstad of ArchitecTor has designed a modern house in the hills near Phoenix, Arizona, that offers serenity and tranquility for the home owners. #ModernHouse #HouseDesign #Entryway #GlassWalls

ArchitecTor collaborated with Joni Wilkerson to complete the interior design throughout the house. In the living room, the seating is focused on the built-in fireplace that sits below the television, while walls of glass can be opened to connect to the outdoor spaces.


Living Room Ideas - In this modern living room, the seating is focused on the built-in fireplace that sits below the television, while walls of glass can be opened to connect to the outdoor spaces. #LivingRoom #Fireplace #ModernLivingRoom #LivingRoomIdeas

The dining room, with its sculptural chandelier, shares the open room with the kitchen and a bar, that also features a built-in glass wall that provides wine storage.


This modern dining room, with its sculptural chandelier, shares the open room with the kitchen and a bar, that also features a built-in glass wall that provides wine storage. #ModernDiningRoom #ModernKitchen #KitchenDesign #Bar #WineStorage

The flooring from inside the home seamlessly transitions to the outdoor spaces that wrap around the pool. A rainfall water feature is located beside the outdoor living room, that also has a bbq and dining area.


The flooring of this modern house, flows from inside the home seamlessly transitions to the outdoor spaces that wrap around the pool. A rainfall water feature is located beside the outdoor living room, that also has a bbq and dining area. #SwimmingPool #Flooring #Architecture #OutdoorLivingRoom #Fireplace

Back inside, and the master bedroom has sweeping views of the valley, and a fireplace in the corner adds warmth on the cooler nights.


Bathroom Ideas - This modern master bedroom has sweeping views of the valley, a sitting area, and a fireplace in the corner adding warmth on cool nights. #BedroomIdeas #MasterBedroom #Fireplace

In the bathroom, black tiles create a dramatic appearance, while the freestanding bathtub and dual shower is located within a glass room, making it feel like you’re outside.


Bathroom Ideas - In this modern bathroom, black tiles create a dramatic appearance, while the freestanding bathtub and dual shower is located within a glass room, making it feel like you're outside. #ModernBathoom #BathroomIdeas #BathroomDesign
Photography by ThompsonPhotographic.com and Tony Hernandez | Architects: ArchitecTor | Architect: Tor Stuart-Barstad | Interior Design: Joni Wilkerson | Landscape Design: Joni Wilkerson | Builder: Gemini Development Corp.

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This House Has A Rooftop Swimming Pool With A Window For Views Of The Living Room Below

This House Has A Rooftop Swimming Pool With A Window For Views Of The Living Room Below

Eastern Design Office has recently completed a new house in Kyoto, Japan, that features a unique cantilevered swimming pool.

The house has been designed as a tall structure made from ‘square tubes’ to take advantage of the mountain views in the distance, which can be seen through windows and openings at the ends.

Architecture firm Eastern Design Office, has recently completed a new house in Kyoto, Japan, that features a unique, rooftop cantilevered swimming pool, that has a window through to the living room below. #SwimmingPool #Architecture #RooftopPool #CantilveredPool

At the top of the house is a window that can be enjoyed from the cantilevered swimming pool. Glass safety railings allow for an unobstructed views, while the swimming pool also hides a hidden window in the bottom of the pool.

Architecture firm Eastern Design Office, has recently completed a new house in Kyoto, Japan, that features a unique, rooftop cantilevered swimming pool, that has a window through to the living room below. #SwimmingPool #Architecture #RooftopPool #CantilveredPool

From the pool, you can see through to the living level of the house, and from within the house, you can see people swimming. The light that filters in from the pool, flickers due to the movement of the water, while the pool itself casts a blue hue that can be enjoyed from the interior of the home.

Architecture firm Eastern Design Office, has recently completed a new house in Kyoto, Japan, that features a unique, rooftop cantilevered swimming pool, that has a window through to the living room below. #SwimmingPool #Architecture #RooftopPool #CantilveredPool

Here’s a glimpse at the layout of the house, showing the location of the pool on the top level.

Architecture firm Eastern Design Office, has recently completed a new house in Kyoto, Japan, that features a unique, rooftop cantilevered swimming pool, that has a window through to the living room below. #SwimmingPool #Architecture #RooftopPool #CantilveredPool
Photography by Koichi Torimura | Architect: Eastern Design Office | Structural Engineering:  Ryoma Murata Building Studio Ltd. | Constructor: Fukasaka Co., Ltd