Japan often creates some of the most original ingenious and at times quirky homes on the planet that charm you with their innate simplicity and inventive form. The captivating in Mie Japan fits this billing perfectly as its unique silhouette draws your attention instantly while combining brilliant aesthetics with perfect functionality.
This three-bedroom house designed with dramatic flair by Fougeron Architecture taps into the wonderful natural surroundings the landscape and of course the mighty Pacific to offer you a visual spectacle that you will never forget!
At the back end of the house are the private quarters which hold the bedrooms along with the double-cantilevered master bedroom suite. A one-story concrete wing anchors the house below and holds the lower-level bedroom along with the building services. Each room inside this incredible California house offers the best possible views while providing ample privacy.
It helps give the homeowners private spaces on the deck outside while shielding the house from harsh sunlight and taking the brunt of the impact caused by strong winds in the region. Designed to withstand even mild earthquakes the Origami roof sure helps solve many design conundrums in one go.
Wood is the dominant component of the design inside and with mirrored finishes sharp edges and geometric walls the house seems like it was transported back in time from the future. Walls separating rooms are largely done away with on the inside and individual spaces are demarcated by a change in the height of the floor ceiling and decor!
Contemporary interior design is often about glossy cabinets and sparkling polished surfaces that are complemented by the extensive use of glass. But this relaxed and stylish residence in Victoria Australia goes in a completely different direction with its walls ceiling and floor being draped in wooden goodness.
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!