The dark wood backsplash adds to the visual drama and the dining area next to it stays visually connected with the outdoors thanks to the sliding glass doors. The use of a at the end makes the living area appear larger and far more airy.
Crafted by MU Architecture to take complete advantage of the beautiful surrounding landscape the home features large sliding glass doors and windows that offer some much needed visual and textural contrast. The ground floor embraces this overdose of wood with an entry that is completely covered with wooden panels.
Designing a home that blends two different styles is a challenge that requires both skill and a hint of imagination. But get it right and the result can set your home apart from the rest. Nestled in the busy neighborhood of in Israel this fabulous private residence brings together traditional Middle Eastern form with modern design elements in an effortless manner.
We often hear about the elements shaping the landscape over several thousands of years. But this spectacular modern home located at an elevation of 7000 feet above sea level and in the snow-clad peaks of Boulder Colorado has also been shaped by earth wind and fire!
The two lower levels contain the bedrooms and bathrooms and also seem to provide stunning views of the San Francisco skyline. The most dramatic and recognizable feature of the home is the use of 90 solid wood louvers that were crafted from salvaged Monterey Cypress trees cleared during a recent on-ramp addition to the. Providing privacy and ventilation while adding to the charm of the exterior the louvers steal the show here!
It also sets the tone for the rest of the interior which embraces revamped insulation making the house far more energy-efficient. The extensive use of glass also ushers in ample natural ventilation enlivening the other rooms of the house as well.
The large glass doors also bring in ample natural ventilation that illuminates the adjacent dining area and the kitchen. A sleek modern kitchen with metallic finishes and a vintage dining area with homemade DIY pendants add to the inimitable charm of the residence.