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Hawk’s nest in West Virginia

Hawk’s Nest in West Virginia – Tranquil retreat above a limestone quarry

Sometimes it is necessary to take a break from the stresses of daily life, and spend quality time with the person you love. And what better way to do that than to stay in a retreat located in a quiet and alluring place, isn’t it? Well, some people do not have to go anywhere to experience it, as they build their own home in a style many of us can only dream of. If you don’t believe it, have a look at this beautiful nest and work space of a Persian sculptor designed by Wiedemann Architects.

Doesn’t the nest seem like your fantasy home? For me it is, and I would love to spend my days with my soulmate in it. Well, it is not possible as it is Hawk’s personal property, but we can at-least get inspired with its architectural design and his choice of the location.

Situated in an isolated location amid West Virginia’s landscapes, the glass and steel-made structure looks so mesmerizing above the limestone quarry, which offers sweeping views of the Potomac River. It is built up on 2,100 square-feet (195 square meters) land or on a huge limestone rock. The only intention behind building the house in such a beautiful place was to provide the artistic inspiration to sculpt nature-inspired ceramic and metal sculptures.

If we talk about its external appeal, architect beautifully decked up the structure above two concrete pillars. The larger pillar located to the left conceals a contemporary designed workshop, and the smaller one contains the staircase that functions as the main access to the glass house above.

The glass structure above is a fully-furnished home that features a living area, dining room, a bedroom, an open-plan kitchen and a bathroom. There is also a wooden deck outside from where the artist takes inspiration for his art work sitting on a chair. The interiors of the house are modern, decked with contemporary furniture, bright red accent walls and sliding doors.

It is for sure that staying on a height from where you can admire striking natural view of green mounts and fearful rocks is a great experience that anyone wants to have once in a lifetime.

Hawk’s nest in West Virginia

Hawk’s nest in West Virginia

Hawk’s nest Front entry and the back

Front entry and the back

Hawk’s nest in West Virginia upper level

Entry into upper level

Kitchen and living space of Hawk’s nest in West Virginia

Kitchen and living space

View from Mater Bedroom Hawk’s nest in West Virginia

View from the master bedroom

Hawk’s nest in West Virginia Kitchen and living space

Kitchen and living space as seen from guest bedroom

Hawk’s nest by Wiedemann Architects.

Lower windows allow for ventilation without obstructing views

Hawk’s nest designed by Wiedemann Architects

Hawk’s nest designed by Wiedemann Architects

Story/Image credit: Wiedemann Architects

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