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the glass wraps around the sides of the pavilion, where there is a gap between the volumes, almost like a giant reveal. The windows at the sides open up to ventilate the living area, like side gills, yet they avoid the prevailing wind. These windows also bring light right into the rear of the house.” Pali says the pavilion itself is almost an outdoor space – a courtyard that has been wrapped in glass. “The glass panels slide across to literally open up the space to the outdoors, enhancing the sense of connection.” Above: Textural materials create much of the visual impact on the interior. The wall beside the stairs on the left is a water feature – water flows down the dark, textured tiles. Left: The long travertine wall forms the central spine of the house. Cantilevered cabinets provide storage, yet allow the wall to read as an unobstructed architectural element. Skylights ensure this main circulation area is flooded with natural light. search | save | share at 55