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Located in the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan is this minimalist “White Line” home that overlooks the city’s landscape. Designed by Kazakhstan-based architecture firm nravil, the home’s simplicity provided little harm to the natural landscape, which was the goal of the entire project.

Standing on stilts with minimal excavation, the frame of the house is composed of concrete, which is isolated from the outside and then covered with a flexible, smooth white lime plaster to create a serene profile that complements its surroundings. The structure’s angular composition also looks different from every side, while the interior also bears the same color to emphasize the unity of the house.

Panoramic energy-saving windows from both sides of the house evoke a feeling of complete openness and privacy with nature, which also holds a reflective property from the outside to reflect trees and clouds, so the house merges as much as possible with the surrounding environment.

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Words by Renz Ofiaza
Staff Writer

Renz Ofiaza is a Staff Writer at Highsnobiety and based in Brooklyn.

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