Designed by MODO Designs the structure of this pavilion-style retreat is divided into two sections with the front façade holding the public spaces and the more sheltered rear edifice containing the bedrooms and the bathrooms.
Overlooking the bright lights of Oakland and the in the distance sits proudly on one of the highest points of the Eastbay mountain range. Designed by Terry & Terry Architecture the smart residence makes most of the spectacular views on offer while combining an open living ambiance with innovative design solutions.
Textured brickwork timber-framed cladding and a coffered ceiling that was specifically designed to support the green roof above add plenty of pattern to the neutral interior with wall art providing pops of bright color. Practical energy-savvy and elegant this Aussie home does it all!
It is rough kadappa and brown kotah stone that dominate the interior and courtyard while black granite takes over in the contemporary bathrooms. Locally sourced valsadi wood puts the final touches on a vacation home that places emphasis on nature and serenity.
The white picket fence immediately pops into our head when we think of “classy domestic lifestyle.” It’s such a traditional feature that represents the good family life either in the suburbs or the countryside.
Adding to the intrigue and the visual splendor of this modern home is the Brise soleil that keeps away hot tropical sun and creates beautiful walkways that are still lit ever so beautifully by natural light.
A series of folding glass doors with dark frame delineate the interior from the outdoor hangout even while allowing light to flow through unhindered. The innovative roof does the rest as it brings the northern sunlight while giving the open plan living kitchen and dining a more spacious and breezy ambiance.