One with Nature | Exteriors That Blend Seamlessly with Their Surroundings

Visionary works of architecture are among the most compelling showcases of human ingenuity, but is there anything more perfectly designed than nature? Across oceans and continents, terrains and biomes, the planet’s diverse vitality provides a panoply of beautiful locations where people can dwell—and supplies boundless inspiration for the forms, functions, and materiality of what they build. Here are eight of the earth’s most enchanting and memorable landscapes and eight majestic homes that make the most of them.

One with Nature | Exteriors That Blend Seamlessly with Their
Surroundings
One with NatureExteriors That Blend Seamlessly with Their Surroundings

Visionary works of architecture are among the most compelling showcases of human ingenuity, but is there anything more perfectly designed than nature? Across oceans and continents, terrains and biomes, the planet’s diverse vitality provides a panoply of beautiful locations where people can dwell—and supplies boundless inspiration for the forms, functions, and materiality of what they build.

Here are eight of the earth’s most enchanting and memorable landscapes and eight majestic homes that make the most of them.