Located in Connecticut, United States, this futuristic residence was designed in 2010 by Studio Daniel Libeskind.
Description by Studio Daniel Libeskind The identify of this 2,000SF house derives from the 18 planes, 36 factors, and fifty four strains of the spiraling ribbon which defines it’s dwelling areas. This determine, located on fifty four bucolic acres in western Connecticut is clad in mirror-end bronzed chrome steel and, as such, isn’t skilled the identical approach twice. Its reflective luster accentuates and exaggerates environmental modifications as climate, time-of-day, and seasons flip round it. Inside the planes of the ribbon, enclosure is achieved by way of giant glass planes which nearly disappear. From inside, unimpeded picturesque views of hay meadows and distant foothills are framed in shocking methods by the sloping partitions and ceilings. The inside finishes, cabinetry, and constructed-in furnishings are customized handcrafted from regionally harvested oak planks. These parts, together with delicate elevation modifications within the concrete flooring distinguish the kitchen, dwelling, eating, and sleeping areas with out separating them. Circulation all through the house is seamless and free-flowing, a theme which carries by means of within the almost-nonexistent distinction between inside and out of doors. Difficult each conventional and trendy notions of the home within the panorama, this daring design doesn’t sacrifice itself to its pure setting, however selectively incorporates the weather therein for the enhancement of each home and panorama. Images by Nikolas Koenig Go to Studio Daniel Libeskind