This contemporary house was designed with a floating box above a transparent glassed enclosure

The home is split into three different levels, a main living/dining and kitchen level, a 'floating box' that houses bedrooms, and a lower level partially built into the ground.

Photography by Paul Finkel

 

The Floating Box House designed by architect Peter Gluck, has been listed for sale in Austin, Texas. Let’s take a look around…

 

The home is split into three different levels, a main living/dining and kitchen level, a 'floating box' that houses bedrooms, and a lower level partially built into the ground.

Photography by Paul Finkel

The home is split into three different levels, a main living/dining and kitchen level, a ‘floating box’ that houses bedrooms, and a lower level partially built into the ground.


This modern home is split into three different levels, a main living/dining and kitchen level, a 'floating box' that houses bedrooms, and a lower level partially built into the ground.

Photography by Paul Finkel

Skylights in the grass provide light to the rooms in the lower level, and the large swimming pool is the perfect place to cool off.


Skylights in the grass provide light to the rooms in the lower level of this modern home, and the large swimming pool is the perfect place to cool off.

Photography by Paul Finkel

Glass walls surround the main living level of the home, and a covered outdoor patio with lounge is located off one end.


Glass walls surround the main living level of this home that features a covered outdoor patio with lounge.

Photography by Paul Finkel

The kitchen with a long island separates the dining area from the stairs and living room.


This kitchen with a long island separates the dining area from the stairs and living room.

Photography by Paul Finkel

On the other side of the kitchen are the stairs leading to the other levels of the home and the living room, with a double-sided fireplace that can be enjoyed from two different sitting areas.


In this modern house there's a double-sided fireplace that can be enjoyed from two different sitting areas.

Photography by Paul Finkel

At the top of the stairs is a library with floor-to-ceiling built-in bookcases.


This contemporary home has a library with floor-to-ceiling built-in bookcases.

Photography by Paul Finkel

The bedrooms are also located on the upper level of the home, with the master bedroom and bathroom able to access a small private balcony.


The master bedroom and bathroom in this modern home are able to access a small private balcony.

Photography by Paul Finkel

Playful patterned wallpaper covers the wall in this children’s bedroom.


Playful patterned wallpaper covers the wall in this children's bedroom.

Photography by Paul Finkel

Industrial-looking stairs made from steel connect the various levels of the home.


Industrial-looking stairs made from steel connect the various levels of this modern home.

Photography by Paul Finkel

On the lower level of the home, wood frames surround the windows and doors.


On the lower level of this home, wood frames surround the windows and doors.

Photography by Paul Finkel

There’s a full kitchen with a built-in dining table between two steel supports.


This modern home has a lower level with a full kitchen that features a built-in dining table between two steel supports.

Photography by Paul Finkel

If you’re in the mood to play games, there’s a pool table and bar.


This contemporary home has a games area with pool table and bar.

Photography by Paul Finkel

There’s a home theater with a calming grey color palette.


This home theater has a relaxing grey color palette.

Photography by Paul Finkel

As some of the spaces in the lower level are hidden under the grassy areas, they provide the perfect opportunity for some unique views, like from the office that has a view of the pool from within the water.


This home office is built into the ground and has a view of the pool from within the water.

Photography by Paul Finkel

A wood covered sauna has been designed with different levels for sitting.


This wood covered sauna has been designed with different levels for sitting.

Photography by Paul Finkel

Here’s a look at one of the bathrooms in the home that features built-in lighting around the mirror.


This bathroom has hidden cabinetry and lighting that surrounds the mirror.

Photography by Paul Finkel

As the home is quite large and can handle plenty of visitors (there’s a separate guest house too), the laundry room has been designed to easily clean and organize lots of clothes.


This large laundry room has double washing machines and dryers, as well as plenty of storage and folding space.

Photography by Paul Finkel

You can find out more about this listing, here, through Luxury Portfolio International.


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