Outdoor, Trees, Wood Patio, Porch, Deck, Large Patio, Porch, Deck, Slope, Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck, Side Yard, Back Yard, Wire Fences, Wall, Woodland, Horizontal Fences, Wall, and Metal Fences, Wall Inspired by the surrounding landscape of chestnut trees, rocky hillside, and bubbling stream, Portuguese architecture firm 3r Ernesto Pereira chose to blend into, and take advantage of, the local geography rather than fight against it at this sleek, modern home near the coastal city of Porto. At a cost of €100,000 (approximately $125,000) and measuring about 140 square meters, this stunning, wood-and-glass retreat took about four months to construct.   Photo 4 of 15 in A Portuguese Glass House Uses Surrounding Foliage as a Privacy Screen from 50 Jaw-Dropping Glass Houses That Shatter Expectations

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Inspired by the surrounding landscape of chestnut trees, rocky hillside, and bubbling stream, Portuguese architecture firm 3r Ernesto Pereira chose to blend into, and take advantage of, the local geography rather than fight against it at this sleek, modern home near the coastal city of Porto. At a cost of €100,000 (approximately $125,000) and measuring about 140 square meters, this stunning, wood-and-glass retreat took about four months to construct.

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