A Nørkær+Poulsen Architects design the fabulous Danish home brings classic Scandinavian design principles to a modern home that needs to brave harsh coastal weather while creating comfortable living space.
Rammed earth wood metal steel and even concrete find a way to coexist with ease at this gorgeous Californian home where elegant design energy-efficiency and eco-friendly charm are seamlessly rolled into unison.
A striking stone wall stands at the entry and offers the first dramatic visual element of the home. The gorgeous stone wall seems more rustic than modern and yet it blends in with the overall ‘serene’ appeal of Casa Finestrat.
The stone wall offers much more than support to the cantilevered structure as it divides the home into social and private spaces even as concrete pillars offer further support. With an elevated design the house gives those inside a smart view of the river from almost every level inside.
But this Californian home is about a lot more than just creating a fun and fabulous social setting. Smart technologies like the green roof photovoltaic panels that also offer shade for the lower level heat reduction and energy-saving features transform it into a sustainable and eco-friendly hub. The 12KW solar panels can power the home completely even as automatic sensors cut down on waste of electricity even further. A smart home for the evolving urban family!
The front façade of the Yin-Yang Residence is deceptively unassuming. But step inside and the house opens up revealing a wonderful central courtyard pool area and a spacious deck that effortlessly flow into the cheerful kitchen and dining area.
Most homes are named after the locality or street the sit in and that seems to be pretty much the norm across the globe. But moves away from this as its unique façade appears to form the alphabet ‘P’ or an inverted image of the letter depending on where you view it from! But there is much more to this Oceanside villa in Denmark than its distinctive exterior.