One of the important factors that defined the overall look of the house was its placement on a corner block. This meant that the top floor needed to be completely hidden from the street to ensure adequate privacy while the rear opens up towards the sheltered backyard
Centered around a peaceful minimalist lifestyle the residence also has an interesting ability — the exterior can be folded up onto itself to secure the home for transport or when the owners are away for extended periods of time.
A striking staircase connects the various levels of the house while offering geometric contrast in a space that is dominated by clean straight lines. The curving staircase also acts as a divider between the master suite and the kids’ wing on the top floor.
Large sliding glass doors not only connect the interior with the view outside they also tap into the cross-ventilation potential of the home. Passive environmental design along with features such as a photovoltaic system solar hot-water heaters geothermal HVAC and LED lighting ensure that the Lakehouse is as energy-efficient as possible.
A chic living area filled with an eclectic collection of furniture welcomes you while a smart dining room and kitchen along with the terraced garden are tucked away in the lower level beautifully. Iconic additions like the Eames Lounger along with the rough brick floor give the kitchen a cozy relaxed vibe. Ample natural ventilation flows through the garden ensuring that there is never a dull moment here
The cantilevered cabin has a footprint of just 200 feet and yet offers a living space of spread across several levels. Its uncomplicated design coupled with adaptable features turn it into an absolute delight!
Some of these panels open up revealing sliding glass doors that act as an interface between the living area and the landscape outside. The design of the interior itself is simple and contains a small living area with a kitchen in the corner. A double bedroom and a bathroom complete the smart home.