The design of the kid’s bedroom the study and the garden terrace / play area ensures that the parents can always keep an eye on their little one while this step-wise arrangement of levels also saves precious space!
With a 21.8-kw photovoltaic system that taps into solar energy a smart rainwater and greywater unit and the usage of locally sourced materials to shape this energy-efficient home give it its impeccable green credentials. Stylish sustainable and efficient this eco-friendly Santa Cruz home aims to inspire others to take a similar approach to home design.
Kids’ bedrooms are nestled on the first floor while the top level contains the master bedroom home office and a small terrace. Functionality precedes form at this elegant conversion with the interior being draped in calming neutral hues.
Kids’ bedrooms storage areas a guest room and a home office are nestled on the second level and offer unabated views of both the backyard and the distant beach. It is the garage that acts as a transition zone between the entry mud room and the backyard and serves the family in more ways than one.
The new extension seems to draw its inspiration from the many shipping container homes around as its design embraces metal and glass gleefully. Spread across it contains a beautiful kitchen draped in walnut and marble along with a lovely master bedroom that overlooks the private yard.
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.
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.