PHOTO: Mirrors cover the entire structure. Picture: Desert X installation view of Doug Aitken, MIRAGE. Photography by Lance Gerber. Courtesy the artist and Desert X

It’s easy to look past this jaw-dropping structure. Mirage, an art installation by Doug Aitken, is the internet-breaking house that is near invisible to the glittering city it looks over.

Wooden cladding is so yesterday. If you want your home to really stand out (by blending in stylishly), then mirrored panels may be the new way to go.

Mirage, an art installation by Doug Aitken, stands alone in the desert of Southern California. It embraces the form of a ranch-style suburban home with its predictable silhouette and pointed roof, yet it is anything but basic.