Collection by Luke Hopping

Modern Living at the Foot of Volcanoes


Where others saw modern-day Pompeiis, these homeowners and architects saw red hot real estate. Located in the shadows of active and dormant volcanoes, these daring architectural creations risk it all for an up-close view of Mother Nature's fury.

Architect Ko Wibowo designed a house of prodigious proportions beneath the hulking rise of Mount Ranier.
Nestled in Pucon Chile, an area well known for its outdoor allure, the hotel draws both adventure and nature-seekers.
Herman Pasternak, an engineer and consultant who designs water treatment systems, is a childhood friend of Pentimento’s...
In the suburb on the mountain’s lower slopes, Michael O’Sullivan and his sons Seamus and Finbar exchange motorcycle...