Gorgeous Home Perched on Cliff’s Edge Opens Up Towards the Sea

Located in Nahr el Mot, Lebanon sits the gorgeous seaside home known as Amchit Residence. It was designed by Blankpage Architects and is perched on the edge of a cliff with a boardwalk-like rooftop deck and a lap pool for unobstructed ocean views.

The property is sleek and modern with a warm-yet-minimalist feeling interior that emphasizes concrete and wood. It was conceived by the architects as a series of decks that maximize the home's relationship to the sea; they designed it outwards and towards the water rather than away from it. An upper platform contains the master bedroom constructed in walls of glass, while the middle deck features two additional bedrooms and a family living area. The lower platform serves as a reception space with an infinity pool and a staircase that leads you to the shore.

Amchit Residence is at seal level and oriented almost due west, so the sunset is a spectacular time of day. The airy, open feel invites rays of sunshine and drenches the spaces in a deep reddish-orange glow. Couple this with the citrus, olive, and palm trees that are sprinkled throughout the property, and you have a slice of paradise.

Blankpage Architects website
Photos by Ieva Saudargaite
via [Design Father]

Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.

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