The beautiful Olnick Spanu House stands tall with its understated elegance and zen like tranquility. Perched majestically on a hilltop in Garrison, New York, this property leaves me spellbound with its all muted tones and minimalistic construction. The design is reminiscent of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe works and the housed shaped like a long box is 122 feet long by 54 feet wide by 12 feet high and boasts of sturdy concrete walls that accentuate its relationship to the land. The light roof is 100 feet long by 40 feet wide by 9 feet tall, is held by 10 cylindrical steel pillars that are arranged according to a 20 x 20 foot grid. With the Olnick Spanu House, Alberto Campo Baeza architects, have managed to make it part of the stunning surroundings so that the owners can enjoy the breath-taking views from every corner of the house.