The new Cor-Ten steel structure flows into the landscape that surrounds the house and acts as a lovely and functional transitional zone between the interior and the outdoors. The color of the extension allows it to complement the existing brick structure of the home beautifully even as metal and glass bring a healthy dose of textural contrast and modernity to the setting.
Japanese design and architecture have always found ways to combine natural goodness and tranquility with an innate sense of minimalism. It is only in the last few decades that the West has started to realize the many benefits of this approach and while this expansive might not exactly borrow from the design elements of the Far East it still seems to showcase the same core principles.
Nestled on a sloped lot and surrounded by lush green bush the fabulous family home has a unique entry that weaves its way through the greenery and leads you to the rear of the residence. The natural slope of the site was utilized to the benefit of the Pavilion House as the furthest point away from the canopy is completely surrounded by its green goodness.
Designed by Wunschhaus Architektur and spread across 411 square meters the 3-story house has a wonderful indoor-outdoor interplay thanks to the extensive use of sweeping glass walls and large glass doors. While the creation of a light-filled interior was one of the prime objectives here the homeowners also wanted an interior that encouraged interaction between family members with each space flowing into the next.
But the beautiful in takes a completely different approach as it embraces the architectural style of classic European Country estates in order to move away from the beaten path. Elegant and exquisite the luxurious residence is set on a vast that sits in a panoramic valley surrounded by majestic mountains. Designed by Poss Architecture the ‘intentionally formal’ form of the home aims to contrast the soothing landscape around it.