If the 90’s were all about rigid cubicles and an intentional disconnect from immediate surroundings the last decade has turned this around completely with open inviting interior design. Finding that ideal balance between privacy and openness coupled with smart indoor-outdoor interplay is what you get at the cheerful in Venice.
Built to meet the specific needs of two retired geophysicists you would expect the exceptional to imbibe the spirit of the planet and its green goodness within its form. This is precisely what Alan Nicholson Design Studio have managed to deliver as they combined several different materials a breezy design centered around a cantilevered shed roof and an inviting landscape.
The coastal forests of Northern California with their amazing redwood trees are a natural wonder that attract tourists from all across the globe. It is in this stunning natural landscape that one finds the inviting and contemporary designed by with the help of architect.
A 70 foot long reflecting pool shapes the outdoor living zone with a budding kitchen garden and green nooks creating a lively landscape. Passive design sustainable design practices and photovoltaic panels that power the home’s energy needs complete this 2750 square foot complete this exquisite residence that is both serene and planet-friendly.
GITC arquitectura turned to a concrete plinth to give the home a structurally sound base with Chilean wood glass and concrete shaping the interior. It is the first level of the house that contains the double height living area along with other public spaces while the second level holds the expansive bedrooms along with the bathrooms. Confined to the basement are the music room recreational zones home theater and other fun spaces. A beautiful stairwell connects the various levels even while allowing for unhindered flow of light.
This stunning and serene contemporary residence blends in with the classic Spanish homes of the neighborhood thanks to its pristine white exterior patio and a balcony that overlooks Strait of Gibraltar and Africa!
On the inside the glassy escape is unassuming with space being largely left vacant décor minimal and a kitchen clad in wood bringing warmth to the entire setting. The true purpose of the Hidden Pavilion is to take in nature at its undisturbed best even as you rediscover yourself and rejuvenate. Whether it is about a session of meditation or just spending a few days away from the daily routine this awesome hideaway provides the perfect setting for it all. Truly tranquil!