Czech Home Turns Its Focus to the Garden

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The Chameleon House by Petr Hajek Architekti is a six-volume home in Praha-Lipence, Czech Republic. Built in the middle of a garden, the structure holds a single room in each of its protrusions, which are positioned to face the surrounding flora. Uniform in white, the glossy walls reflect the natural lighting. Within the home, there is a foyer, a living room, a master bedroom, a children’s room, a guest room, a bathroom, and a central kitchen, all brought together by wooden floors and matching or concrete walls. The semi-open plan is divided by floor-length curtains and glass doors, which allow the level of privacy to be adjusted at any time.

Photography by Benedikt Markel, Pavel Pszczolka, Radka Jankova

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Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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