Lake Lugano House - a magnificent glass house, situated on a hillside above Lake Lugano in Switzerland, decided on a maximum take scenic views of the surrounding landscape and the ancient village of Brusino Arsizio with a population of just under 500 people.
Unique transparent house, designed by Italian architect Jacopo Mascheroni from the studio JM Architecture for financial adviser and his family, produces a false impression of a small. The building consists of two levels: circular pavilion with a glass facade and concrete structure that is integrated into the hill, leaving the ground.
As the main attraction of this area, Lake Lugano House itself reminds landscaped area for sightseeing. Living space with open concept includes a living room, kitchen, one bathroom, stairs, dressing rooms and technical rooms.
The underground part of the house with bedrooms, two bathrooms, study, laundry room, stairs and a game room. Each bedroom has access to the patio with a green garden.
Using the maximum amount of natural lighting, geothermal heat pumps and rainwater harvesting systems convert the house into the category of eco-structure.
The minimalist interior design is based on the interaction of pure white and warm wood structure with a lighting system and the surrounding views of the area near the house, as well as species outside of impenetrable barriers – high enough in order to protect the confidentiality of the private life of the inhabitants, but is cut off, where should not hide the beauty of landscape relief areas.
Сreativity of the author of the project can be found on the official site of his architectural studio in Milan: http://www.jma.it/