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Aqualina Residence in Thailand
By Freshome.com - Interior Design & Architecture Magazine on Jul 26, 2012
Embedded in a scenic mountainside and offering astonishing views over the neighboring island of Koh Phangan, Aqualina Residence is an unusal looking contemporary holiday villa in Koh Samui, Thailand. Every standing point reveals a great perspective, as the L-shaped building is wrapped around the swimming pool and overlooks the sea beyond. The triangular shaped main living area is reflected by the pool and features glass windows that open up the residence towards the landscape. A wooden paneled wall incorporating a black granite counter, a large flat-screen TV and an entertainment system is just one of the glamorous features of the living area. Cylindrical white pillars and white floor tiles visually mix with the leather sofas, complemented by colorful cushions. Aqualina has a total of three bedrooms, displaying an elegant and minimalist design. Sustainable features of the residence include a grass covered roof structures with cooling properties, plus a well adapted water preservation and collection system.
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