If you miss wintertime or if you simply dream of a “chilled” atmosphere, somewhere nearby the mountains, this post is for you. Meet Haus Walde, a gorgeous new structure built by Gogl Architekten, located in Kitzbühel, Austria. The clients requested a contemporary open plan living space with panoramic views over the Alps. It was not an easy task for the architects, because they had to identify a design line that blended perfectly with the old house, without making it look old. To avoid an architectural conflict, the new structure is enriched with a few rustic notes.

The two houses are independent one from another representing two different structures built in two different periods of time. The new house exhales more luminosity. It has floor-to-ceiling windows with wooden frame and a uncluttered interior, inspiring breeziness. These makes it a soothing place, just perfect to enjoy the breathtaking landscape. Despite the neutral fusion of colours and the concrete ceilings, the house is not a cold environment. Haus Walde is extremely modern, natural (it borrows plenty of “earthy-like” shades) and personal. The view is superb and the ambience stress-free!