Markéta Cajthamlova’s two-person home in Bus, Czech Republic works with the surrounding land to achieve an uncommon level of seclusion. The house sits at a village’s edge on sloping land, and Cajthamlova has placed it in such a way that no other houses are visible from the lot. The main room hosts kitchen, dining, and living furnishings, and is connected to the covered terrace—itself equipped with a hot tub and pool. The construction itself mirrors that sense of functional fluency; red cedar and concrete details are particularly common.

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Janet is a senior at Kenyon College studying English with a Creative Writing emphasis. She has a particular affinity for American literature, and enjoys discovering the narrative(s) behind a piece of art. GBlog is her blogging debut, and she is grateful for newfound exposure to objects such as the “Bug Light.” (She favors the stately praying mantis.)