Chile isn’t most people’s first destination for modern, sustainable architecture, but its remote landscape serves as the perfect setting for Casa Quebrada.
Located in Curacavi, Santiago de Chile, this angular house was designed by UNarquitectura (via freshome) to blend in with its environment. Accesed by a bridge, it offers views on level with the foliage, and “breaks” to match the contour of the hillside.
The glass walls might seem to inhibit privacy, but Casa Quebrada is located a good distance form any neighbors, and its occupants are shielded from the outside world by foliage.
Inside, the house features a similarly modern aesthetic to the exterior, with matching wooden furniture and little extra ornamentations. In addition to providing great views, the generous amounts of glass probably let in enough natural light to cut down on the need for artificial lighting.