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!
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!
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.
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.
The ground floor is spread across different levels with the kitchen dining area and family room opening up toward the pool outside. A grotto waterfall a green landscape and a relaxing hot tub complete this level with the private quarters being housed on the top floors.
But the real talking point of the house is the multitude of smart features like the photovoltaic panels green roof system grey-water harvesting and LED lighting which help in giving the residence its core principle of sustainability.
Spread across three different levels each floor of the house opens up to the lovely backyard and genuinely seems like a natural extension of the previous level. The ground floor features a home gym spa game room laundry and the nanny quarters. The first level houses the master bedroom and bath along with two other bedrooms and the guest rooms. A terrace hot tub accessible through the master suite adds to the opulence of the home.