If there is one thing that winter reminds us of each year it is the value of a home with proper insulation. Nestled in a lovely little neighborhood of Spain is a private residence that was originally built in 1984
Set in California’s impossibly picturesque Sonoma CA this modular beauty by Method Homes boasts a bold cantilevered element and took about four months to complete. The house itself was designed by Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture of Seattle and Palm Springs while the owners installed the landscaping themselves as well as an envy-inducing swimming pool overlooking a pristine valley below.
The fascinating staircase leads to the top level that houses the master suite along with the kids’ spaces and the bathrooms. Gray and white are the dominant hues inside the home giving the interior a tranquil and minimalist vibe.
Here is another home that seems to gravitate towards white with wooden surfaces breaking up the sense of monotony. A large walk-in pantry was one of the essential features that the clients demanded and this is cleverly connected with the kitchen along with a simple workstation.
Using a sustainable non-wood product) as its main building material the beautiful house does all it can to ensure that it leaves as small a carbon footprint as possible both during and after construction.
Adding a contemporary extension to a timeless structure is always a risky proposition as one needs to take both the aesthetic and structural demands into consideration. Architects decided to go for a glazed glass pavilion with a dark steel and aluminum frame so as to make the transition from the stone walls to the contemporary materials as elegant as possible.
A smart private entrance leads to the lower living area of the house that also features a guest suite along with other public spaces. An unassuming living area with plush modern decor an all-white kitchen with wooden accents and an elegant dining space complete the living zone. Opening up towards the deck space outside the area is enlivened by ample natural ventilation.