Crafted from eight large shipping containers in is one such green home that charms with its unique aesthetics and ergonomics. This ingenious home was designed by architect Maria Jose Trejos and it also doubles as a spacious workplace for its owner who is a professional photographer!
Spread across the lavish single-family villa offers complete privacy as its street façade is devoid of any large windows. Yet the rear of the L-shaped home opens up towards the generous backyard and pool area thanks to the use of large sliding glass doors and circular wall openings.
While the more classic exterior blends in with the style of the other homes in the locality the interior and the backyard seem to be inspired by a sleek minimal style that embraces a neutral color palette.
Spread across three different levels the overhang of each higher level provides ample shade for the balcony and outdoor living spaces on the level below. A gorgeous backyard with an impressive garden becomes an extension of the living area indoors thanks to the seamless connectivity offered by glass doors.
While the classic exterior of the house spread across three expansive levels is kept intact it is the interior that welcomes you with contemporary decor and lighting fixtures from the likes of Jimmie Martin and Tom Dixon.
The house was specifically crafted to ensure that there was ample space for their 18 bikes and is placed on a lot overlooking an ‘intersection of two major bike routes’ in the. All this adds up to one ingenious residence that brings style functionality and even fitness together!
Midcentury modern decor adds to the elegance of the space while smart lighting takes over after sunset. White stucco corten steel and wooden slats shape both the interior and exterior of the house combining form and functionality in a seamless fashion.