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A-Cero's 1001 Nights House Looks Like a Modern Day Fortress

By: Meghan Young - Published: • References: a-cero and contemporist
The outer walls of the 1001 Nights House brings a skateboards dreams to life. It is just too bad that these 'ramps' lead right into a shallow pond. Of course, on a hot summer day, that dip might be welcomed.

Designed by architecture studio A-Cero, the 1001 Nights House looks like a modern-day fortress. Its solid-black, granite-stone exterior seems impenetrable. Located in the suburbs of Madrid, Spain, its sculptural aesthetic happens to be typical of A-Cero's designs. Nevertheless, it seems purposefully created since it contrasts quite beautifully with the tropical, lush surroundings that are native to the Middle East, as per the wishes of the owners.

Built for a single family, the 1001 Nights House quite impressive.