Integrating buildings into the surrounding environment promotes a sense of harmony. The minimalist design of the House on a Pinewood incorporates travertine limestone, the appearance of which matches the surrounding sandy area.
Travertine is similar in look to marble with visible striations, and occurs through the accumulation of carbonated calcium surrounding hot mineral springs.
The sculptural and functional stairway doubles as a shelving system, taking advantage of the opportunity for a unique built feature.
The simplicity of the building and implementation of lighting and accessories combine to form a dramatic confluence of the natural and manufactured.
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