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Rooms With a View: 7 Homes With Picture-Perfect Vistas

These seven homes frame picture-perfect glimpses of the natural world.
 

Photography by James Silverman.


In Brissago, Switzerland, a study nook in a vacation house by Wespi de Meuron Romeo Architetti overlooks Lago Maggiore.
 

Photography by James Silverman.


The kitchen’s view to the lake and Swiss Alps.
 

Photography by Earl Carter/Taverne Agency.


O’Connor and Houle Architecture’s woodsy holiday retreat in Blairgowrie, Australia, was designed for the couple’s own family.
 

Photography by James Silverman.


The polygonal shape and faceted windows of this island home by Marc Koehler Architects in Terschelling, the Netherlands, derive from sand dunes.
 

Photography by Sergio Pirrone. 


In a 1980’s lingerie factory turned weekend getaway in Potsdam, Germany, windows were roughly punched out of the existing concrete by Brandlhuber + Emde, Burlon Architektengesellschaft.
 

Photography by Sergio Pirrone.


The weekend getaway, dubbed Antivilla, is the architect’s own home.
 

Photography by Wu Yong Chang.


An earthy-organic residence by FM.X Interior Design Co in Xiamen, China, winner of a 2016 Interior Design Best of Year Award.
 

Photography by James Silverman.


A sky-lit kitchenette by Tove Fogelström in Sweden’s Norrtälje, an hour’s drive north of Stockholm.
 

Photography by David Barbour.


The proportions of windows in this Almere, Netherlands family home were taken from iconic 17th-century paintings by Dutch masters.

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In a country where air pollution can be so toxic that many people deem it necessary to put on a ...
That UFO-esque object taking shape on a plot adjacent to Joshua Tree National Park? Patrick Tighe is quick to correct our ...
Three universities and countless technology parks make this city on the Yangtze River a magnet for young talent. So Golden Ho ...
In the shadow of Dubai’s dense forest of megaliths, a low-slung blip of a building represents an extremely promising architectural ...
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1. Designer: Marcel Breuer. Project: A 1951 house in Litchfield, Connecticut. Standout: While the interior was gutted, down to the ...