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35 Hillside Homes and Getaways

Architecture Perched to Overlook What's Below

— September 5, 2010 — Art & Design
If you have the choice between staying in a lodge or hotel on flat ground and one that poised above a spectacular view, which would you choose? There's something about being inside of hillside homes and getaways that is exhilarating and inspiring.

The examples here are just some of the many architectural delights that make up Trend Hunter's cache of hillside homes and getaways.

Implications - Architectural marvels are always popular among art lovers, and just by looking at these hillside homes it is clear why. Architectural marvels that are appreciated amongst society can always be incorporated into product designs in some way. The contemporary designs and sharp lines that have recently been favored within architecture could easily be infused into all businesses' product designs and packaging.
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Rio's "Little Slum Inn"
Rio's "Little Slum Inn"
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UFO Buildings
UFO Buildings
The Art Museum Strongoli in Calabria, Italy
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Pedestrian-Friendly City Renovations
Pedestrian-Friendly City Renovations
Stockholm's Urban Makeover
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Bungalow In The Jungle
Bungalow In The Jungle
The Verana Hotel
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Cliffside Kids' Abodes
Cliffside Kids' Abodes
The Hill Hut is a Picturesque Children's Villa
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Peaceful Retreat
Peaceful Retreat
Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui, Thailand
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Huvafen Fushi
Huvafen Fushi
Luxury Hotel of the Stars
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Activist Eco-Tourism
Activist Eco-Tourism
Chilean Mountaintop Experience Revitalizes Lives of Rural Residents
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Romantic African Hideaways
Romantic African Hideaways
Bilila Lodge Kempinski in Serengeti National Park
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Mountain Top Eco Huts
Mountain Top Eco Huts
The Stunning, Self-Sustaining Studio Monte Rosa in Switzerland
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Lookout Design
Lookout Design
Award Winning Wooden Lookout in Norway
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Amuleto Hotel
Amuleto Hotel
Laid-Back Luxury in Zihuatanejo Mexico
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Cliffside Museum Concepts
Cliffside Museum Concepts
Charlotte Wilson Reimagines an Old Bunker for a Women of War Museum
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Self-Renovating Homes
Self-Renovating Homes
The Hillside Ecohouse Adds Style Without New Material
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Luxury Coastal Getaways
Luxury Coastal Getaways
The Lair Overlooks Australia's Great Oyster Bay
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Forest-Buried Homes
Forest-Buried Homes
Privacy Reigns Above the City at the Guaruja House in Brazil
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Free-Spirited Flats
Free-Spirited Flats
The Modern Gipsy House by Craig Steely Architecture
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Hillside Party Mansions
Hillside Party Mansions
The Marcio Kogan Paraty House is the Perfect Abode for a Bash
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Synthesized Hillside Homes
Synthesized Hillside Homes
The Voluminous Precast House by FLK Architects
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Rabbit Hole Hostels
Rabbit Hole Hostels
Matteo Thun Designs Eco-Friendly Underground Hotel
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Gravity Defying Monasteries
Gravity Defying Monasteries
10 Sanctuaries Perched up on Mountain Tops
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Slanted Hillside Homes
Slanted Hillside Homes
The Mobius 'Edge House' Puts a New Slant on Architecture
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Cliffside Architecture
Cliffside Architecture
Peru's Lefevre House Lives on the Edge of Desert & Ocean
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Steel Box Architecture
Steel Box Architecture
OceanScope Observatory is Made of Recycled Shipping Containers
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Stacked Eco Pads
Stacked Eco Pads
Tobias Weiss and Gernot Reisenhofer Create Terraced Hillside Homes
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Floating Eco Cabins
Floating Eco Cabins
The Hill House by David Coleman Architecture is Small but Open
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Unexpected Aerial Art
Unexpected Aerial Art
10 Google Earth Discoveries
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Angular Austrian Architecture
Angular Austrian Architecture
The YUG House by X Architekten is an Especially Agreeable Abode
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Hillside Pod Homes
Hillside Pod Homes
The Studio Aisslinger Fincube is a Small Home with Big Potential
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Sleek Geometric Homes
Sleek Geometric Homes
The Modern Hill House in California is Perched and Atypical
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Modern Mountainside Homes
Modern Mountainside Homes
The Winnetka House by Peter Gluck and Partners
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Isolated Hillside Mansions
Isolated Hillside Mansions
Hidden in a Valley in the Czech Republic, Orak's Luxury Homes Dazzles
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Ridiculous Ridge Homes
Ridiculous Ridge Homes
Steve Hermann Design Presents the California Carla Ridge Home
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Geometric Hillside Homes
Geometric Hillside Homes
The 'Bowen Mountain House' by CplusC Architecture is Spectacular
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