Architecture August, 21 2012

Skyline Residence – A Look Inside

You could do a whole hell of a lot worse than calling the Skyline Residence “home.” Although that notion reminds that the strangest thing about owning a house this superb would be having hundreds of random folks on the World Wide Web treat lavish images of it as design porn. Surely the joy of waking up to bird’s-eye views of the Willamette Valley would scrub such dirty fantasies away, however. Here’s some dirty talk straight from the source: “sitting on a poured-in-place concrete plinth, two black masses rest on top of each other, perpendicular to one another with full height glazing oriented west towards the natural landscape.” How smutty does “full height glazing” sound?