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What looks like giant white crystals is actually a lake house in Western Massachusetts

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 14, 2016 01:03 AM
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by Lidija Grozdanic last modified Jan 13, 2016

The house is wrapped in a timber wall that also functions as a retaining wall for the landscape. It encloses the structure and seems to leak the abstract forms out into the surroundings. Inside, these forms create spaces of extreme verticality and horizontality, revealing alternating views of the sky and the water in front. Related: Low-energy Lake House is a chic summer getaway in Austria The vertical spaces are dominated by dramatic changes of materials that reach up to a skylight aperture,...






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