Comfortable cabins set in nature’s lap are indeed a great way to spend a memorable holiday and definitely help when it comes to escaping the hustle and the rush of the monotonous city life. And while traditionally the mental image of a cabin set in a lush green outback is of a structure clad and crafted out of wood the Swinomish Indian Reserve cabin breaks away from that trend. This dramatically distinct cabin has been clad largely in glass and pretty much looks like one giant ‘glass house’ which enables you to stay connected with nature at all times.
But the in Sao Paulo Brazil offers a lot more than just great views. Located among thick vegetation and set in a region that is renowned for its amazing rainforests the home invites green into its structure quite literally! Designed by Studio MK27 it has been basically divided into two levels with the lower level being a social hub that is encapsulated completely in glass.
Modern architects and designers are placing as much emphasis on creating beautiful modern homes that stay connected with the environment around them at all times as they are on sleek and stylish interiors. And in this effort to add visual space and make the exteriors a part of the house one has seen a growing trend in employing glass extensively and expansively.
The design of a floating box with well-defined edges and perfect symmetry seems to be popular with designers across the globe as we are seeing homes with similar design take shape in most of Europe Latin America and the US. That does not mean that each of them stops adding their own individual touch as the in Sao Paulo Brazil showcases. While the home itself looks like a beautiful floating box cast in concrete and wood there is a lot more to it than meets the eye.
The modern AA House is located in Barcelona and seems from an aerial view to be a cluster of triangular prisms and pyramids. It was designed by OAB as a house made up from connected pavilions posed in a simple and beautiful geometry. The many inclined roofs of the pavilions fold in different directions like origami all in white.