New Atlas's Adam Williams takes a look at a new concept home from LAAV Architects, who also envisioned the cliff-hanging Casa Brutale.

Dubbed Villa Clessidra, the more recent project boasts a unique layout: the entire second floor is dedicated to a swimming pool, linking the lower, "daytime" space with the bedrooms upstairs.

Vassiliou told us that the project was conceived for a client but that the client backed out while the home was still in the design stage. He's already had interest elsewhere, so hopes it will soon get commissioned by someone new. Engineering firm Arup is consulting on the project, and help figure out the significant practical challenges with the design.

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