Having been in this part of the world quite recently I can certainly state that the alps (along with their surrounding area) boast a very unique beauty and serenity. This home in Austria seems to be the perfect spot from which to enjoy such natural beauty:
I obviously do not know what strikes you most forcefully (it is very hard to get overt the view which is magnificent) but it is the windows which really interested me. I love the way that the architect has the wooden beams encasing the glass - it is seamless and rustic simultaneously and has a massive impact. This is an architectural feature throughout:
Such continuity always gives a home an identity. The wood that the architect has used has a wonderful tone and atmosphere to it and, combined with the amount of glass that is used, it creates a real warmth:
It is always satisfying for me to see a well designed home which pays homage to its surroundings whilst still having a personality of its own and this home fulfills both criteria!