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.
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.
Designed by Nook Architects has been crafted to meet the specific needs of a young couple with a kid and its exceptional design fully utilizes the available space while giving the interior a cheerful spacious and open appeal.
One can easily see a blend of rustic elegance and industrial overtones that are so unique to the region inside this space-savvy cabin. It is the top floor that holds the open plan living space with an ergonomic kitchen a small dining space and a spacious deck that serves as an additional dining zone.
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.