This angular building was created by WMR Arquitectos as a family’s weekend retreat on the cliffside of El Arco, Chile. The contemporary design makes use of natural materials, softening its look and complementing the environment. The wooden facade fits in with the surroundings, the stone foundation echoes the texture of the sand, and the glass of the windows reflects the sky. Even inside, the house directs attention outdoors. On the ground floor, the spacious porch faces the water. Upstairs, the bedroom windows and the balcony look out over both land and sea.

Via Archdaily; photographs by Sergio Pirrone

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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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