Villa Malvazinky is a residence in Prague designed by Czech architect Martin Sladky of de.fakto. From a distance, the house appears to be two rectangular boxes, one on top of the other, but upon closer inspection, you notice the variety of window shapes and how the exterior walls are notched in at times providing shelter. With so much of the structure being glass, it’s obvious the house was built with the views in mind.

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The greenery was kept intact, along with a stone fountain, when the lot was cleared of a small garden house. The structure sits closely to the street with the hope of preserving as much of the garden as possible.

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The windows are shaded with the roof’s overhang and double panes of glass. They also have blinds to help the interior to not overheat.

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The house even comes complete with a rooftop deck to enjoy the breathtaking views of Prague.

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I love that they used glass for the railing as to not disrupt the sight lines.

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Every room in the house has a view – the benefits of having all of that glass!

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Photos by Iveta Kopicova.