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El Montañes: Perched on Cerro del Cobre, a Modern Chilean Retreat

Sleek modern interior with concrete walls, large windows, and dark wooden floors.

Gonzalo Iturriaga Arquitectos‘ latest residential masterpiece, El Montañes, is a stunning example of contemporary design seamlessly blending with Chile’s rugged natural landscape. Nestled on the slopes of Cerro del Cobre in San Esteban, this single-family house showcases a unique architectural approach that embraces the site’s challenging terrain.

Composed of concrete walls, metal profiles, and heat-treated wood, the structure appears to float above the rocky terrain, creating a harmonious dialogue between the built and natural environments.

Koyo: A Contemporary Alpine Retreat in Austria

Modern house with large glass windows and outdoor dining area at dusk.

Unveiling Koyo, a masterpiece by Mahore Architects in Tulfes, Austria, this contemporary house redefines living with its elevated design on challenging terrain. With views of majestic mountains and lush treetops, the property ingeniously integrates the living space and garden atop a slope. Inside, an open space sculpture connects living levels, harmonizing exposed concrete, wood, and black steel.

Inspired by the adjacent ash trees and the Japanese term for changing leaves, Koyo seamlessly blends architecture with nature.

The Barn: A Fusion of Archaic Charm and Modern Design

Modern wooden house with large glass windows and a sloped roof at dusk.

Experience the allure of The Barn, a 2023 architectural masterpiece by Ferranti Schnell Arkitecten, nestled in the heart of Taunus, Germany. This mountain house uniquely combines modern and rustic elements, perched on a steep slope with captivating views of a nearby castle. Designed for an art collector, it’s not just a home but a vibrant venue for events, featuring a spacious hall with a central fireplace and an upper-level private retreat.

The Barn stands as a testament to innovative design in picturesque surroundings.

Haj Cottage: Modern Mountain Retreat in Czech Republic

FeaturedCozy living room with wooden features and modern furniture.

Discover the enchanting blend of modern architecture and natural beauty at Haj Cottage, designed by ADR in the picturesque Krkonoše Mountains, Czech Republic. This family-friendly retreat, nestled at 1000 meters (3280 feet) above sea level, offers a serene escape in the heart of the Krkonoše National Park.

Designed in 2022, the cottage features a unique combination of larch wood facades and stone bases, seamlessly integrating into the mountainous landscape. The interior, crafted by Formafatal, showcases natural materials and bespoke furniture, perfectly capturing the essence of the surrounding mountains while offering the comforts of modern living.

Carezza House: A Modern Mountain Retreat in Bolzano

Modern wooden house with large windows nestled in a mountainous area.

Discover Casa Carezza, a retreat blending tradition and modernity in Bolzano, Italy. Designed by Tara in 2021, it features a shingle-clad exterior and glazed facades that harmonize with the alpine setting. Inside, refined spaces crafted from wood, stone, and steel showcase local craftsmanship.

This retreat offers a unique experience of sophistication amidst the rugged mountains of Trentino.

Habitat R: A Modern Haven in the Mountains

Habitat R: A Modern Haven in the Mountains

In the heart of Kastelruth, Italy, Habitat R stands as a testament to the fusion of modern, sustainable design and traditional elegance. Designed by Andreas Gruber in 2023, this chalet-style mountain house is a marvel of ecological construction, blending seamlessly with the scenic beauty of South Tyrol.

Its innovative design features, including a timber structure from local woodlands and a unique insulation system, meet the highest standards of the Climate House Standard A. With a focus on long-term value and environmental stewardship, Habitat R is a striking example of how architecture can harmonize with nature while offering a luxurious, comfortable living experience.

Chalet Alpurio: Where Modern Luxury Meets Alpine Charm

Chalet Alpurio: Where Modern Luxury Meets Alpine Charm

Discover the essence of Alpine luxury in Chalet Alpurio, a breathtaking chalet masterpiece located in Bolzano, Italy. Crafted in 2023 by Erlacher GmbH, this property blends elegance with coziness, featuring distinctive wood patterns that evoke a warm, welcoming ambiance. The meticulous design extends from the inviting interiors to the spacious master bathroom, promising an experience of true luxury.

Bolzano, renowned for its scenic beauty and rich culture, serves as the perfect backdrop for this exquisite chalet, making it a pinnacle of modern alpine living.