A unique feature of the house is its distinctive pitched roof and polygon façade that were largely determined by the slope of the site local building norms and a desire of the homeowners to combine privacy with unabated views.
Since the home did not have to accommodate spaces for kids there was a certain amount of design freedom that the architects gladly tapped into. The open and long living area is flanked by dining space and kitchen on one end and the bedroom on the other.
The beautiful family home with coastal touches was revamped by altering its floor plan bringing the living areas to the lower level so that they are connected with the garden outside and by ushering in a modern minimal style that also incorporates sublime coastal charm. The fusion of these diverse elements becomes even more remarkable when one takes into account the large deep soil green roof that gives the home a eco-friendly sheen!
The white picket fence immediately pops into our head when we think of “classy domestic lifestyle.” It’s such a traditional feature that represents the good family life either in the suburbs or the countryside. The bright color of the fence marvelously accompanies the pastel tone of the house’s exterior and its white trim. It’s obvious this color palette is harmonious and stunning!
Once you take in the view from an altitude of your attention immediately turns to the warped out tubular roof and the dynamic curved ceiling that it creates. This wavy wooden ceiling comes alive after sunset as recessed lighting and those faint lights of Oakland in the backdrop shape a stunning ambiance!
To say that is a place for glitz glamor and all things affluent would be a great understatement. It is home for the rich and the famous and a party zone that is studded with the most luxurious homes and retreats that you will ever come across.
This effect is even more profound in case of natural light and the in is a perfect example of how creative design can usher in sunlight into the most improbable places! Designed by Ben Callery Architects the rear extension of this narrow brick house in Melbourne relies on a roof that curves towards the sky to fill its living area with sunlight.