When someone says that they have a little house in the mountains, it's unlikely that'd you expect them to mean a place like 'House in the Mountains', a holiday home in the American region of the Rocky Mountain range. That's because House in the Mountains is a literal depiction of its name, using a combination of berms and embedded architecture to look as though it is quite literally built into the earth.
House in the Mountains is covered with grassy berms over all the roofs of the different segments, and that grass blends seamlessly with the grass that surrounds the home. Further, much of the home is dug out into the ground, and the building never rises more than a story above the slope of the mountain. The total effect is thus one of harmony with the Rockies.
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