The interior of ‘Loft Apartment’ imparts aesthetics as well as a contemporary outlook altogether. Right from the entrance you would be invited by a sequence of bright colored paintings and this seems to be most distinguishable trait of this contemporary building.
The Nettleton 199 project partner Greg Truen states the task was to create a building which would give a maximum view of the sea and to create a garden beside the mountain located near the site. They also wanted minimal exposure to the neighboring buildings. The residence overlooks the Atlantic Ocean to the west and its design gives prime-most importance to privacy such that it offers least vision to neighboring houses.
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 house is essentially simple and glass doors and windows virtually blur differences between inside and outside. All units have been decorated with marvelous furniture and natural decorative items. Wooden floors walls and pebbles on courtyard offers exquisite visual treat. Presentation center Butterfly house Gable house Cascade house Garden house Visor house Courtyard house Pavillion house Lantern house Meadow house are the various units featured in this tremendous project.
The house appears to be a brilliant option from an economical point of view. It utilizes every scope for natural methods of power conservation like natural cross ventilation a geo-thermal heating and cooling system and the double-paneled roof. These facilities ensure cool and nice living for residents in this house. Also energy charges could be trimmed down significantly.