25 Mar '16, 1pm

Daring Cliffside Retreat carved into Icelandic rock merges with the craggy landscape

Daring Cliffside Retreat carved into Icelandic rock merges with the craggy landscape

The house emerges from the rock to form a vertiginous cantilever over the water. The main entrance is located further into the landmass and leads visitors underground, but soon exposes them to expansive views of both the interior and exterior. A dramatic staircase creates a processional promenade that acts as a visual connection between the manmade and natural landscape and concludes with an observation deck . Large glass surfaces draw natural light into the minimalist interior dominated by the tactile qualities of wall and floor finishes.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/daring-cliffside-retreat-carved-into...

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