Villa Sapi by David Lombardi

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In the design of Villa Sapi, David Lombardi manages to combine various different resort experiences into one getaway complex. The villa, a private vacation home in Indonesia, capitalizes on the tropical environment by featuring glass panels to frame the gorgeous sunsets, an underground space tucked away underneath a sloping hill, and multiple pools and wooden decks for full enjoyment of the outdoors. The interiors take on vibrant accents from the furniture, which color the white interiors and natural textures of stone and wood. For practical purposes, the slanted and faceted roof structure channels rainwater but also heightens the grandeur of the villa.

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Kimberly

Kimberly is a graduate from MIT's Department of Architecture, and has recently joined the publication team at MIT OpenCourseWare. While architecture remains her first love, her interests encompass literature – epic poetry and Medieval romances are her favorite – and also fashion.

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