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A Luxurious Aerie Overlooks Switzerland’s Lake Lugano

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The heavenly House Lombardo, perched high above Lake Lugano, Switzerland comes to us from Swiss architecture firm Philipp Architekten.

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The design brings out the best in a 270 degree panoramic view, where on a clear day, you can see as far as Milan.

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The four story villa is anchored to the side of a tall hill; enabling a deep pool along its long front.

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Its strong horizontal design creates an imposing appearance that contrasts boldly with its more traditional neighbours.

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The largely transparent living space of the house appears to merge into its gigantic and overwhelming view.

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Living spaces are effectively doubled in size due to the wide open glazing and the spacious terraces.

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This open design is possible because for much of the year, the region has a mild and pleasant climate.

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According to the clients’ brief,”the aim was to gain the best benefit of the unique panoramic view.”

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Even the views to the sides are captured in this intimate sighting from the kitchen of a neighbouring house with the mountains in the distance.

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The kitchen echoes the strongly horizontal aspect of the panoramic view.

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On a small terrace opening off the kitchen is a small herb garden.

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The private areas of bathrooms and bedrooms are situated downstairs, with less exposure to the view.

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These rooms form a contrast to the heady open aeries upstairs, with an intimate and calm focus inwards.

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The massive white silhouette of the exterior is also drawn into the smaller detailing inside.

Here super-chic contemporary double sinks, reflect the architecture in both color and architecture style.

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Altogether, in House Lombardo, the architects have created a truly stunning home.

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