The simple structure of the home ensures that the entire family can enjoy an extended ‘family zone’ while soaking in the sunlight and relishing the multitude of sights and sounds outside. The marquee protects this glass edifice even while creating shaded walkways between the different wings of the home.
If there is one unmistakable trend in the world of home design it is structures that are enriched by the landscape that surrounds them even as they brush aside the conventional line between the interior and the world outside.
Sitting atop a small rolling hill the expansive home overlooks a series of three ponds that surround it and the interiors have been designed to ensure that every room enjoys the best possible views without ever disturbing the overall architectural style.
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.
Thanks to the U-shaped structure of the residence the homeowners enjoy complete privacy as they spend time in the courtyard even as the street façade keeps away prying eyes. A separate living area for guests and the master suite are also integrated visually with the rear yard. Warm lighting adds another layer of intrigue to this California home that breaks away from the mundane.
A pavilion-style living area makes up the core of the house and flows into the spacious courtyard that contains a large wooden deck refreshing pool and ample space for a rejuvenating outdoor living experience.
The bright and cozy modern interior relies largely on neutral hues warm wooden tones and a dash of concrete to create a unique and inviting ambiance. Timeless décor pieces like the Wishbone chair sit alongside more contemporary pieces even as warm lighting and a dashing two-story gallery atrium complete this sensible and stylish transformation.