Contemporary Camo

Glass facades reveal how modern architecture can merge with natural surroundings

Implications - Camouflaged glass buildings are revealing how architecture can leverage both nature and contemporary aesthetics in design. The move away from standout modern structures to ones that are more complementary to their surrounding environments speaks to a need for long-term planning in architecture, a reaction to the fast-paced and non-cohesive nature of architectural planning in urban environments.

Workshop Question - How can your brand resolve some of the reactionary lifestyle or design changes occurring due to rapid population growth in urban areas?
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Reflective Camouflaged Houses - This Mirror House Hides Right Out in the Open
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Warm 11,213 Clicks Pub: Jan 20, 14
Reflective Camouflaged Houses
This Mirror House Hides Right Out in the Open
This mirror house makes a literal example out of the saying “hiding in plain site.” The mirror house by John Selbing architecture and Anouk Vogel makes its exterior a literal reflection... [More]
Camouflaged Garden Pavilions - Scott Kyson's 'Treehouse' Uses Glass to Blend into Its Surroundings
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Average 1,876 Clicks Pub: Nov 16, 16
Camouflaged Garden Pavilions
Scott Kyson's 'Treehouse' Uses Glass to Blend into Its Surroundings
British architect Scott Kyson designed a garden pavilion for his children that uses smoked glass walls to blend into its environment. Called ‘Treehouse,’ the unit’s reflective... [More]
Modern Glass Facade Hotels - Each Cabin at the Sacramonte Landscape Hotel Has a Mirrored Exterior
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This Year and Warm 1,636 Clicks Pub: Mar 14, 18
Modern Glass Facade Hotels
Each Cabin at the Sacramonte Landscape Hotel Has a Mirrored Exterior
Just outside of Uruguay’s Punta del Este, the Sacramonte Landscape hotel by Brazil-based MAPA Architects features 13 luxurious cabins. Each part of this modern hotel was made and assembled on-... [More]
Mirrored Facade Cabins - The Disappear Retreat Vanishes into Any Landscape
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This Year and Warm 1,535 Clicks Pub: Mar 7, 18
Mirrored Facade Cabins
The Disappear Retreat Vanishes into Any Landscape
Escapism in travel is increasing as consumers seek out ways to disconnect from their modern lifestyle, which is seeing new solutions like the Disappear Retreat cabin come about. Offering 83 square... [More]
Reflective Forest Homes - Los Terrenos is Covered in Mirrored Glass Paneling
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This Year and Average 242 Clicks Pub: Feb 14, 18
Reflective Forest Homes
Los Terrenos is Covered in Mirrored Glass Paneling
Los Terrenos, a home in Casa Ventura on the southwest side of Monterrey, Mexico, sits in a highland forest. In order to make the most of those verdant views for the residents while still providing a... [More]
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