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Villa Metamorphosis

dramatic New York state home is shrouded in symbolism....

Villa Metamorphosis
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Located near the world famous site of Woodstock, 100 miles north of New York City, Ben Ryuki Miyagi‘s dramatic renovation of a 1960s home employs what the architect describes as ‘The Landscape of Geometric Mythology’ and was “designed as if a series of mysterious objects from (an) unknown planet have landed on this peaceful landscape with a story to tell”. There’s certainly unique architectural symbolism on show here, with more than a little Asian influence from the Japanese architect, and with additional structures surrounding the villa such as the ‘House of Solitude’, ‘Sky Mirror’, and ‘Tower Gate’, it’s clear that the landscape of the site as a whole is as important to the designer as the home itself. Challenging, unique and, well, frankly more than a little frightening, Villa Metamorphosis is a true one-off – and if you stumbled across this property on a pilgrimage to the famous site of Woodstock, you could easily be forgiven for thinking that acid is responsible for what you see before you….

Villa Metamorphosis
Villa Metamorphosis
Villa Metamorphosis
Villa Metamorphosis
Villa Metamorphosis
Villa Metamorphosis
Villa Metamorphosis
Villa Metamorphosis
Villa Metamorphosis
Villa Metamorphosis

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