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.
The split level house features the master bedroom half way between the public space and the children’s quarters. Resulting in an L-shaped floor plan with the master suite cantilevering in the middle the Hasharon House benefits from a large garden and a set of interiors perfectly suited for the inhabitants. Not far from being an ideal place to raise children this contemporary home is welcoming and can be given as an example of modern residential architecture.
By choosing a color palette that would compliment the surroundings, the architects dissolved the boundaries between indoors and outdoors and prolonged the dynamic coastline inside. An open floor plan allowed the creation of an L-shaped cooking/living/entertaining zone open to the outside deck and swimming pool. And also check out the Bloom Chair by Kenneth Cobonpuere featured a while back on Decoist – it looks amazing in this house!
The Hasharon House is one of Sharon Neuman Architects‘ projects – a modern residence located in Israel. Spreading over 2200 square foot the Hasharon House is home to a young family and their three children so all the interior and exterior spaces were designed to mirror this and offer each inhabitant personal spaces they can enjoy.
Designed for two real estate professionals and their two sons the Jarson Residence by Will Bruder + Partners rises as a quiet and imposing structure from the desert surrounding it. Overlooking the McDowell Mountains to the north east this spectacular dream home is dressed in a skin made of weathered steel and cooper pierced by large glazed areas. The cladding fabricates a strong connection to the surroundings while the glass walls and windows framing the views construct a lighthouse effect during the night when the lights are turned on.
Built by Denieuwegeneratie this exceptional semi-underground residence named Mountain House comes with its own mountain – created as an artificial hill to camouflage the residence on the northern side. Located in a nature reserve the Dutch Mountain House measures 12 x 19 meters of bright open interiors. An interesting flexible structure on the inside allows the space to be compartmentalized according to the family’s needs. Wooden structures ensure that a future space rearrangement would be easy and creative.
The lower level of Harrison Street Residence finds space for three bedrooms two bathrooms a bar and wine room. A large open living room gives the impression that the house is very spacious. Large motorized windows aid easy and efficient cross ventilation whereas the wood-cum-steel stairs impart beauty and strength to the residence.