The Kleboth Lindinger Partners House in Vandans Fuses Old with New

The Kleboth Lindinger Partners House in Vandans, Austria, takes the pre-existing structure and makes a few changes for a modern twist. The house blends in perfectly with its naturalistic surroundings, making this architectural success enticing but never overwhelming.

According to the architects, "all functions of everyday life are situated on one level, so that residents can enjoy their home to a ripe old age free from barriers." This is an excellent concept as the house is perfect for a retired couple, as it is situated in the quiet confines of the the Austrian countryside. Check out the photos to see the beauty of this architectural wonder.

Implications - With the economic recession still in the backs of many consumers' minds, individuals are looking for commodities that are pleasant but not too opulent. Companies would be wise to make practical products that will appeal to this broad consumer base.