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(Pics) The Underground House With Spectacular Views

(Pics) The Underground House With Spectacular Views
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In Vals, Switzerland, SeARCH and Christian Müller Architects have created an amazing house tucked into the side of a mountain.

Dan Gould
  • 17 december 2009

In Vals, Switzerland, SeARCH and Christian Müller Architects have created an amazing house tucked into the side of a mountain.

The site of the house is located close to close to the famous thermal baths of Vals, which presented a challenge to the architects in figuring out how not to disturb the view of the surrounding mountains.

This situation was resolved by building into the ground – and by cutting out a large patio into the hillside, a large facade was created which provides ample area to allow light in.

[via Abitare]

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