As noted on the Brooks + Scarpa website this home seamlessly blends with the hillside merging the natural and the artificial in the most intriguing of ways. Luis Vasquez is the project’s engineer and he worked his magic with the architects to create a property that has won the AIA Los Angeles NextLA Award as well as the honor of being exhibited at the National Building Museum’s “Liquid Stone Exhibit” in Washington D.C.
Next we see the opposite view of the home which reveals the remainder of the staircase as it sweeps across the orb-like structure at a diagonal. This self-supporting housing solution is designed for the post-oil world. Sturdy and waterproof the home boasts a carbon-positive design that can actually give energy back!
Contemporary homes are as much about the view outside as they are about the warm and inviting atmosphere inside. The Wallace Ridge home in Trousdale Estates Beverly Hills is a charming blend of both these elements as Whipple Russell Architects employed lavish décor and striking color palette to bring in a unique look to the house.
Melbourne is widely regarded as one of the best cities on the planet to live in. This gorgeous 4-bedroom house in the suburbs of this fabulous city is indeed designed for those who wish to live it up in style. One of the most apparent and amazing features of this lovely residence is the simplicity and pleasant atmosphere it exudes from the outset.
Both artificial lighting fixtures and ample natural ventilation combine to create a warm and inviting look. The top floor houses the bedroom and the private quarters while even the attic space is utilized as a beautiful meeting room.