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Nakahouse by XTEN Makes Art of the Surrounding Scene

By: Amelia Roblin - Published: • References: xtenarchitecture & techeblog
Some may find buildings to be boring without artwork around, but as one can appreciate in the Nakahouse by XTEN, windows become the most compelling canvases of all.

Located in the Hollywood Hills of California, this contemporary dwelling pulls together the best tricks that modernist and postmodernist architecture have to offer. It is an essay on planes and angles that simultaneously define space and suggest its infinite expansiveness. This is achieved with the heavy use of horizontal slabs, offset by the absolute weightlessness of the curtain wall windows that frame panoramic views of the surrounding natural landscape.

Taking a unique form thanks to a contemporary floor plan, the home offers its inhabitants an incredible variety of vistas. It's with an abode like the Nakahouse by XTEN Architecture where a site is done justice. Stats for Angular Sculptural Abodes Trending: Older & Warm
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