Xeros Effect Matthew Trzebiatowski matched an extreme aesthetic to an extreme climate, but his sustainable moves took a gentler approach. The glass-enclosed master bedroom floats above the corrugated, oxidized steel exterior. Photo by Gregg Segal.
Mexican firm Dear Architects’ 4 Plan House in Santa Cantarina, Mexico is a four-level, minimalist structure with luminous light effects. Here, a large glass pivot door on a stainless steel frame opens onto a walled, grassy area with a lone tree.