If we landed on another planet, this is what we'd imagine the houses to look like.
The rear of the Villa Bio features an almost 50-foot-wide expanse of
pool (now just a large gravel pit)...
The only decorative flourishes are those occuring in the interior, like the gentle arc of a Castiglioni’s Arco lamp...
The glass-enclosed master bedroom floats above the corrugated, oxidized steel exterior.
The “culinary cockpit” (a.k.a. the kitchen) stands at the center of the apartment on a raised platform.
The compound at dusk.
The inner dimple, not far from the front door, separates the entrance from the living space.
“Everyone stops to look at the building,” says Motoshi.