Giving a beautiful classic French home a modern makeover while still preserving its overall appeal is surely no easy task. Located in the historic town of France renowned for its majestic this traditional home is spread across 2370 square feet and elegantly combines a timeless silhouette with a sleek modern interior. Architects from AZC had to work around the constraint of leaving the existing street façade untouched while expanding the living area into the backyard and opening up the house to create a bright and cheerful ambiance.
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.
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.
Part of a larger renovation that saw the revamping of the entire house the new structure added to the backyard is composed of wooden cladding steel and glass. Housing an exceptional contemporary kitchen and a gorgeous dining area featuring the Saarinen Tulip table and chairs the new addition instantly elevates the overall appeal of the house.
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!