Mirror-covered ‘Mirage’ house disappears into the California desert

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The Mask House looks like an ethereal mirage hovering among treetops in Ithaca

An envelope made of dark wood battens blurs the line between this secluded house and its forested surrounding. The Mask House, designed by WOJR, protects its residents from outside views and acts as a habitable passage into another world, commemorating the loss of the owner’s brother who drowned in the nearby lake which can be observed from the terrace.

Dubbed “A Space of Myriad Sanctuaries”, the 587-square-foot house functions as a place of seclusion, peace and tranquility. From the front, it… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building