31 Jul '16, 10am

Amazing dragon-inspired cliff house in Spain uses the Earth to stay cool

Amazing dragon-inspired cliff house in Spain uses the Earth to stay cool

Perched high on a hillside overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, the House on the Cliff was designed for a young couple that had purchased a difficult and steeply sloped plot with a 42-degree incline. Instead of building on the slope, the architects responded by digging into the steep terrain and inserting a two-story cavernous dwelling that they describe as a “Gaudiesque contemporary cave.” The submerged home is topped with a wavy and bespoke zinc-clad roof that opens up on both floors to frame views through dormer windows and glass balconies.

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