Located in an affluent neighborhood of Texas the is a wonderful example of a house that achieves the right balance between form and functionality. Combining an open contemporary style with sustainable design the 4000-square-foot single-family house is all about innovative green design that is sensitive to the needs of the landscape that surrounds it. Cutting down on both energy consumption and carbon footprint immensely the house was designed by John Grable Architects with a wide array of eco-friendly features that add to its overall appeal and ambiance.
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.
The entry leads to four luxurious bedrooms along with baths that have been placed on the lower level so that the living spaces can occupy the top floor. A smart staircase leads to the top level that houses the kitchen the dining space and the living room.
Doing away with unnecessary walls architects used an open floor plan to ensure that there was no visual fragmentation of space. A stylish living area with a custom-crafted couch that also doubles as an additional bed welcomes you with modern style.
On the inside one sees a stylish modern home that embraces a semi-minimal style with ease. White walls and wooden surfaces dominate the space in a style that is typically Japanese. An open living area is housed on the lower level while the top floor contains the bedroom and the bathroom. Large glass walls ensure that the wooden deck outside becomes an integral part of the living area. This fabulous house turns out to be the showstopper in a picturesque village surrounded by mountains!
This stylish private residence was designed by McLeod Bovell Modern Houses to capitalize as much as possible on the lovely view outside. While the street façade of the house offers ample privacy its rear opens up to the backyard and the ocean thanks to the extensive use of sliding glass doors and windows.
Connecting the private and public levels is an astonishing all-glass library that opens up the house to the outdoors and ushers in ample ventilation. The copper and glass exterior adds to the glint of the residence while smart energy-saving technologies and top notch insulation help the home in staying on the side of the equation.