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Have you ever seen a traditional home? maybe it’s a normal thing for you, but what if the traditional house was modified in an attractive modern house! try you see this house!. Here’s a villa in San Valentino, designed by Australian architect Stephan Unger, located in Merano, Alto Adige, Italy. This reminds me of the Gadang House, Gadang House is a traditional house in one of the tribes in Indonesia. This villa has a large roof and unique shapes. Many of the arch and its architecture that closely resembles the traditional houses, but this villa provides much more than that. Large glass in the side just below the roof and enlarged up to form a glass wall gives a view widely outwards.
Room large enough and use the concept of a simple and modern. Good and sufficient lighting to illuminate the room at once to get from window glass walls. Based on the article I read in one of the architects in designing the website task of this villa is the “plan a bi-familiar house on high architectonic level for the cohabitation of three generations with common spaces.” Similar to Gadang House, this villa provides spacious room size is adequate for the residents.