Yet it is the exterior of the house that draws your attention instantly with two retaining concrete walls supporting the cantilevered frame of the house. This preserves the original lot as much as possible and fashion a residence that is as ecologically non-invasive as possible.
Everyone loves a home with a brilliant indoor-outdoor interplay that blurs the line between the interior and the world outside. But designing such a home in the arid landscape of the in presents a whole new set of problems.
Pops of color such as the yellow accent wall in the living area dark chalkboard wall in the kitchen and vintage Coca-Cola signs in the bedroom enhance the air of playful joy indoors. With new metallic bones and classic 19th century charm this is a house that leaves you mesmerized with its sheer ingenuity!
With the world hotly debating issues like climate change carbon footprint and fight against global warming in Paris it is inevitable that more homes in future will go down the green path similar to one taken by this stylish Spanish home!
Nestled in the arid landscape of the this contemporary residence aims to find that perfect balance between an inviting living environment and responsible architecture that takes into account the existing ecosystem.
Designed by Kevin B Howard Architects the house sits on a lot that contains watershed patterns and the challenge of working the home around these without impeding them determined the desert dwelling’s overall silhouette. The beautiful combines scenic views with a cool indoor-outdoor interplay and an array of sustainable features in a seemingly effortless manner.
Much like the brilliant indoor garden a wall of tiles next to the staircase ends up being a showstopper and this eclectic collection of colorful tiles is repeated in the courtyard and bathroom to give a sense of continuity and cohesion. This dazzling collage was crafted by the designer by bringing together the various tiles used by him in other projects an effort that cuts back on cost and unnecessary wastage of materials.