Glass Houses: U-Shaped Villa in Lugano, Switzerland

This glass pavilion sits on a hill and features a beautiful garden with open views of Lake Lugano and mountains.

Photo By: WETAG Consulting, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: WETAG Consulting, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: WETAG Consulting, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: WETAG Consulting, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: WETAG Consulting, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: WETAG Consulting, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: WETAG Consulting, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: WETAG Consulting, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: WETAG Consulting, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: WETAG Consulting, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: WETAG Consulting, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: WETAG Consulting, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: WETAG Consulting, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: WETAG Consulting, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: WETAG Consulting, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: WETAG Consulting, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: WETAG Consulting, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: WETAG Consulting, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Modern Glass Home in Lugano, Switzerland

Sculpted glass walls and modern lines characterize this luxury home in Lugano, Switzerland, which is designed by architect Milan Jacopo Mascheroni. The 3,658-square-foot home has views of Lake Lugano and surrounding mountains.

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U-Shaped House

The U-shaped design of this modern home in Lugano, Switzerland, is complemented by the undulating lines of the courtyards that surround it. Glass walls open the 3,658-square-foot structure to views of Lake Lugano and surrounding mountains.

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Glass Walls

Glass walls pull the outside into this modern home in Lugano, Switzerland, and vice-versa. Every room in the 3,658-square-foot home features an exit to the garden.

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Streamlined Kitchen

The kitchen in this modern, glass home in Lugano, Switzerland features sleek, built-in cabinetry, bleached wood floors and minimal, modern furnishings, including a built-in breakfast bar with views over Lake Lugano. The luxurious retreat, designed by Milan Jacopo Mascheroni, rests five miles from the Italian border.

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Modern, White Dining Room

A sleek, white dining table is at one with the architecture in this modern, glass-walled home. Molded plastic Eames chairs surround the table, providing ample seating for guests. Bleached wood floors give the space a lightness that doesn't detract from its floaty, ethereal design presence.

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Courtyard View

A long, modern dining table surrounded by Eames molded plastic side chairs has a view to the courtyard.

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Sleek, Modern Living Room

Sleek, white furnishings by J. Mascheroni are punctuated by black accents, creating a harmonious design in this chic, modern living room. Accent lighting rims the floor and ceiling, casting the space in a warm glow and making it feel as it it were floating in time or space. Expansive glass walls open the home to sweeping views over Lake Lugano and surrounding mountains.

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Built-In Storage

A built-in entertainment unit and built-in bookshelves provide functional storage space. The home has white interior walls, bleached floors and an all-glass exterior that connects the home to its outdoor setting on Lake Lugano. 

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Modern, Minimal Living and Dining Room

Built-in shelves, cabinetry and media center create a sleek, streamlined strip in this starkly modern living room. The open-concept living and dining space has white walls, bleached floors and glass exterior walls that offer views of surrounding courtyards and Lake Lugano beyond.

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Modern Bedroom

Bleached wood and glass give this bedroom a clean, crisp serenity that's in tune with the natural surroundings. Cove lighting casts the room in a warm glow, while built-in storage and furnishings keep the space simple, minimal and zen.

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Modern Bathroom

Plank walls of bleached wood and sleek, white cabinetry creates a bathroom that fits beautifully within the sleek, modern architecture of this Switzerland home. The house, designed by architect Milan Jacopo Mascheroni, features glass exterior walls and a curving design that's echoed in this rooms oval sinks.

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Privacy Fence

A tall, white fence encircles this sleekly modern home, affording privacy for its glass-walled interiors.

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Sweeping Views

Glass walls offer an uninterrupted view of the sleek, modern interior. The house looks out onto sculpted courtyard. On one side, a sleek, white fence offers privacy, and on the other, the home's hillside orientation opens it to sweeping views of the surrounding lake and mountains.

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Sleek Surfaces

Glass walls connect this sinuous, modern home to the crisp, undulating courtyards that surround it. Both inside and out, surfaces are white and sleek, creating continuity and giving the space a clean design that treads lightly on the natural landscape. 

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Zen Design

A white hardscape and white fencing surrounds this sleek, glass-walls home, creating a sleek, minimal home with a harmonious design inside and out. 

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Modern Courtyard

The curving glass walls tie the sleek interiors with the surrounding courtyard and offer views of beautiful Lake Lugano and surrounding mountains. 

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Streamlined Interiors

The curving glass walls showcase a view of sleek, whitewashed interiors and custom, modern furnishings. The house, designed by architect Milan Jacopo Mascheroni, comprises a U-shaped glass pavilion on a terraced floor. The surrounding hardscape echoes its curves.

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Floating Home

This glowing, glass-walled home seems to float above its perch overlooking Lake Lugano in Switzerland, just five minutes from the Italian border

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