The house places great emphasis on ensuring that the interior seamlessly extends to the outdoors so that the courtyard becomes an integral part of the living area. The color scheme is kept largely neutral with white and black dominating the entire house.
You can see different shades of wood used across the open living space and even the staircase leading to the bedroom above adds to the overall visual. A plush couch in the living area defines the space while a beautiful modern kitchen in the backdrop complements the look with its white cabinets countertop and kitchen island.
Designed to serve the needs of a newlywed couple the house obviously takes its inspiration from the art of Origami which is now renowned across the globe. Reinterpreting classic in a contemporary fashion the Origami House stands out visually with ease.
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.
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.
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!
Features such as passive cross-ventilation ensure that while the home welcomes in light the tropical heat is kept outside for good. Long courtyards large balconies and verandas give the renovated home a fresh airy appeal even as its traditional origins are kept intact.