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.
Evan Fry and his wife Melissa lost their first home to the Fourmile Canyon fire that destroyed over 169 homes in the region. After their new home burned down completely the couple decided to stay in the area instead of leaving and purchased a site nearby that now houses the captivating.
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.
The amazing tells you that the world of architecture holds within it an array of endless possibilities and that simple squares and rectangles are not the only options for your house. Daring and unconventional in every sense of the word this bold house was designed by Daniel Libeskind and it showcases how a sense of imagination can instantly transform the mundane into something exciting! The angular and geometric exterior of the home stands out thanks to the wide open areas and the natural setting outside.
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.
Even the serene bedroom and the luxurious bath with a freestanding tub offer views that are simply spellbinding. With changing seasons ushering in new hues the large sliding glass doors and windows ensure that the panoramic outdoors become a vibrant canvas for the entire house!
The designed by Architects EAT is a beautiful example of how to use wood in an extensive fashion while keeping the interiors modern and trendy. The street façade of the house is unassuming and simple and a beautiful living area welcomes you with its cozy ambiance.