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On the north-western Italian Alps, amid the lakes and solitary peaks of the Vialattea area, rises one of the most evocative landscapes in Piedmont, the Monti della Luna, or "mountains of the moon", named for the lunar-like terrain. The magnificent scenery is like something out of a fairy-tale with its numerous valleys and mountains: ideal for trips...
Project name
Andromeda / Moontain House
Architecture firm
Gruppo Building, Boffa Petrone & Partners
Location
Sagnalonga - Comune di Cesana Torinese, Italy
Photography
Piero Ottaviano
Perched at 8,100 feet on the side of a mountain in Montana’s Madison Range, the massing and materials of this house are derived from the powerful landscape. The exterior of the house is a composition of Core-ten steel and board-formed concrete, materials which metaphorically and directly embrace the harsh realities of the site and its immediate env...
Project name
Yellowstone Residence
Architecture firm
Stuart Silk Architects
Location
Big Sky, Montana, USA
Photography
Aaron Leitz (spring views); Whitney Kamman (winter views)
Reflections is a holiday home with 360 degree mountain views reflected in the landscape ponds. Designed by Stacey Farrell Architect in Queenstown, New Zealand.
Project name
Reflections
Architecture firm
Stacey Farrell Architect
Location
Speargrass Flat, Queenstown, New Zealand
Photography
Ben Ruffell
Built in 1973, this 4,930 square-foot residence in Phoenix, Arizona, was dark, outdated, and missing a connection to its incredible backdrop of Camelback Mountain. This 180 Degrees Design + Build renovation focused on a personal expression of modern, whimsical design and creating an intersection between the home’s structural mass and its surroundin...
Project name
Brandaw at Echo Canyon
Architecture firm
180 Degrees Design + Build
Location
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Photography
An Pham Photography
The Mountain Penthouse is a bold open layout proposal for a high-end design dwelling. As part of the evolving nature of human beings, the home definition must evolve as well. It becomes a more hybrid space where people live, play, work, meet, tweet.
Project name
Mountain Penthouse
Architecture firm
Mind Design
Location
France
Tools used
Autodesk Maya, V-Ray Renderer, Adobe Photoshop
The SNOW ART PAVILION, will be an architectural element of contemplation that can be visited by visitors throughout the year and can contain spaces for temporary exhibitions (summer) such as art fairs. Your very presence will become a milestone on the road. The pavilion will have a coffe shop and a viewpoint.
Project name
Kappa Hill
Location
Julier Pass, Switzerland
Tools used
Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD, Rhinoceros 3D, Adobe Photoshop, V-ray, Dynamo, Adobe InDesign
In this highly preserved Alpine valley, stringent architectural guidelines allow for little architectural freedom. Strict guidelines are enforced to protect the local heritage but de facto create endless pastiche mountain homes.
Project name
Mountain House
Architecture firm
Studio Razavi Architecture
Location
French Alps, Manigod, France
Photography
Simone Bossi
The House is located in Whistler, Canada overlooking Alta Lake, the house serves as a holiday house. Taking advantage of the slope the volume is crafted from the topology lines with a green roof blend the house with the landscape surrounding.
Project name
House Over the Lake
Architecture firm
Omar Hakim
Location
Alta Lake, Whistler, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Tools used
Rhinoceros 3D, Lumion, Adobe Photoshop