With an interior that is largely clad in white and warm wooden accents this renovated house boasts an overall aura that is sophisticated and inviting. Features like geothermal heating double air flow ventilation and a roof that can hold solar panels make this revitalized French home a dream for those who love sustainable living!
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!
While respecting the design of the original structure and its overall form the extension project added a full floor a front and a rear wing that were more modern in design. One of the defining traits of the residence is the use of custom-made operable louvers that usher in ample light both inside the living spaces and in the bathroom. The outdoor courtyard is visually connected with the indoors thanks to the sliding glass doors while a monochromatic color scheme in black and white keeps the home uncluttered and elegant.
The public areas have been placed on the top level so the homeowners can enjoy the best possible views from the family area. A stylish living room kitchen dining space and pantry complete this part of the home. The interior is kept completely neutral with white and grey being used extensively. Warm wooden accents stylish pendant lights and sleek contemporary fireplaces enhance the allure of this beautiful Canadian home.
Even though it is hard to look beyond the view outside the real showstopper here is the silhouette of the structure that draws its inspiration from the banana slug which is a native of the region! The thin and elongated volume of the house bends and conforms to the undulated natural contours of the site.
Cantilevered 12 feet back from the edge of the bluff the outdoor sitting areas and the patio give you the impression of hanging precariously above the Pacific Ocean. The main living area is housed at the front of the home with a smart kitchen and dining space becoming a part of the open floor plan.
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.