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Hills and dales do not form your typical Latvian landscape, which is why this holiday house was created with maximum respect for the unique relief of the ancient Gauja river valley. The interior maintains the building’s ascetic image – here rough concrete plates and extensive glazing are dominant. A feeling of cosiness is generated by the natural oak surfaces and carefully designed elements such as the fireplace slab and the ornamental metal stairs. The combination of in-built lighting fixtures, concealed within and hanging from the surfaces, offers countless lighting scenarios, which can even be easily controlled by smartphone, thanks to the application of smart house principles.