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.
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.
Ray Kappe fans will have an extra appreciation for the series of LivingHomes designed by the legendary architect. Available in a variety of LEED Silver-level models the airy abodes start at 1690-square-feet and feature generous outdoor living spaces.
Supported on four steel beams the three levels of the cabin offer wonderful views of the surrounding landscape from their elevated position. The lower level is used as a carport and a utility room while the top level features the large living area with kitchen and dining.
It is the middle floor that houses the two bedrooms and bathrooms along with a lovely entry. The prefabricated cabin wastes as little as possible both in terms of time and materials while matching most other mountain getaways in terms of comfort and aesthetics.
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.
Private spaces are housed on the second floor while the top level features the terrace and the sundeck. Even though this is a shipping container home it seems to match any other house both in terms of comfort and spaciousness