With a sloped lot and a hilly rear yard the house also presented a unique opportunity to add a steel catwalk that connects the newly added penthouse level directly with the rear yard. This turns the gorgeous backyard into a private and relaxing retreat even as the living area on the top floor offers unabated views of the city skyline and welcomes a healthy dose of natural ventilation indoors.
Its proximity to the ocean ensures that the Azuris seems almost like an extension of the vast sea of blue and being surrounded by the riches of the reef turn this into an even more select escape!
Clean lines and the use of robust materials that require little regular maintenance and cleaning aim to make life at this island home as comfortable and easy as possible. An open living and dining area all-white kitchen and even bedrooms and bathrooms that take in the view on offer guarantee a lifestyle that seems like one endless pleasing and peaceful holiday draped in opulence!
The theme of dark metallic surfaces continues on the penthouse level as well with a hand-drilled operable steel screen serving as an awning that filters in just the right amount of sunlight on hot summer days.
It is the top floor that contains the bedrooms and other private quarters even as the two pavilions are connected with one another through a cool central axis! Sweeping double-height living spaces luxurious bedrooms and iconic décor such as the Barcelona lounge chair and the Louis Ghost Chair complete this smashing Aussie home.
Thanks to the U-shaped structure of the residence the homeowners enjoy complete privacy as they spend time in the courtyard even as the street façade keeps away prying eyes. A separate living area for guests and the master suite are also integrated visually with the rear yard. Warm lighting adds another layer of intrigue to this California home that breaks away from the mundane.
Custom-crafted wooden lattice panels with a steel frame were used to add sliding doors that blur the line between the interior and the world outside. The clever use of metal acoustic tiles and a breezy and cheerful ambiance along with comfy contemporary décor complete this stylish Brazilian retreat.