Twin double-sized bedrooms complete this level while a refreshing pool and a stunning water feature make the landscape outside as appealing as the opulent indoors. Continuing this smart blend of contemporary grandeur and tranquil elegance is the top level with an open-plan living area.
One of the hot design and architectural trends that we adore is the growing turn towards restoration and renovation projects. Sustainable in their outlook and efficient in the execution the many renovation projects of Turett Collaborative Architects epitomize this growing popularity of adaptive reuse of both materials and structures.
A large deck outside offers unabated views of the landscape surrounding the cabin and one cannot help but fall in love with its unassuming appeal. In a time when most modern cabins are turning out to be extravagant and indulgent affairs we love this stripped-down and budget-conscious design. A getaway that most of us would be glad to call our own!
With a tranquil seasonal creek to the east and the iconic Toro Canyon Creek to the west the house is built to make the most of the panoramic landscape around it while ensuring that it visually stands out. The unmistakable silhouette of the is shaped by 12” thick insulated cast-in-place self consolidating concrete providing the homeowners with maximum protection against high velocity winds and possible fire outbreaks.
With steel mesh panels obtained from old security and fencing solar water heating and passive design principles the innovative residence does the best it can to. On the inside a double-volume living area with a butterfly roof is the heart of the house and leads into an expansive terraced patio with an alfresco dining space and lovely views.
Keeping in line with the fundamentals of classic Japanese design nature plays a pivotal role in shaping the overall appeal of this elegant home. An open living area contains a beautiful sitting area an elegant dining space with classic wishbone chairs and hip Tom Dixon lights and a modern kitchen that is shaped by simple straight lines. Yet Asian-inspired accents accessories and wall art ensure that the Japanese touch is never lots throughout. Smart shoji screens and timber ceilings give the home unmistakable inviting warmth.
Surrounded by natural oak and eucalyptus trees and set on a secluded 10-acre lot in this elegant contemporary home by Shubin + Donaldson brings together a multitude of different textures to shape a truly mesmerizing setting.