Large glass walls allow a spectacular view to the outside greenery while letting sunlight to enter into the house during daytime. There is a steel-cum-wood stairs to connect the two levels of this sharp-cornered spiral house. A slight inclination is provided to the roof for easy drainage of rainwater which also helps minimizing heat loss due to radiation from the interiors to a significant extent. Overall the house in the forest seems to be a brilliant concept.
Behind the white volume in the front two distinct residences are united through an interior staircase in the middle with a corresponding set of wider stairs in the front yard placed slightly higher than the garage level. Named the this duplex is located in Stuttgart Germany.
Moreover wood acts like an air conditioner and essentially maintains a cool atmosphere inside the house all round the year. All rooms are cross ventilated and utilize coastal breeze from the nearby ocean. The site is really calm and tranquil which is indispensable for elder ones. Automated windows provide enough privacy and there are provisions for rain water harvesting. The house is designed with an eye to utilize as much daylight as possible to minimize the power bill.
The extremely high ceilings in the living area make a roomy and grandiose statement. The hanging globe lamps accentuate this height even further. The flight of stairs with a landing is neatly placed against a wall that occupies a minimum of space allowing full use of the ground floor without a big visual intrusion.
Alexander Brenner Architects designed an interesting residential construction in which two villas share the same facade. Each of the constructions has their own floor plan and atmosphere. The only things connecting them are the shared front facade and staircase.
The residence ensures a comfy stay to its residents and believes that privacy is an inevitable part of luxury. Unlike a conventional modern residence it offers extra calm and tranquility. Do you like the Nettleton 199’s design?
According to the architect team remodeling was done on the parent building to increase the living space. They included four luxurious bedrooms and a large entertainment area in the original building. Since the original building was flat-roofed a vertical expansion was a viable option for the future. With the sliding and stacking doors and glassy windows the difference between internal and external areas are dissolved considerably giving the home an urban feel while retaining natural openness.