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Villa G01 Luxury Villa Looks Like a Modern Rock House

The Hover House by Glen Irani Architects

Glen Irani Architects have designed the Hover House, located on the Venice Canals of Los Angeles, California. Description from the architects Situated on the Venice Canals of Los Angeles, California, Hover House 3 represents the third in the architects’ Hover House series. This series focuses on maximizing outdoor living on small lots by ‘hovering’ the building envelope above the grade level in order to create space for outdoor living environments. This series proposes that interior living space be reduced in favor of less resource-intensive outdoor living amenities. As material and labor costs increase in the coming decades, increasing outdoor functionality while decreasing indoor area in temperate climate zones is one solution to the rising cost and over-consumption of building resources. While this 3-bedroom, 2-office, 2500 SF house already represents a substantial reduction in indoor floor area (about 25% from the norm), the i

Go On and Laugh…You Know You Want to! (25 pics)