With a design that incorporates passive heating and cooling techniques top-notch insulation custom LED lighting and a gray water management system the house also aims to keep its carbon footprint as low as possible.
It is easy to understand the choice of style as the Pacific Ocean in the distance and the sunny weather seem like the perfect backdrop in which one can revel in some stunning Mediterranean architecture.
The was in urgent need of a smart and contemporary extension that not only added to its living space but also altered the ambiance of the interior and gave it a cheerful urban appeal. Designed by Preston Lane Architects the fascinating rear addition achieves precisely this as it visually flows into the backyard.
The name Malibu invokes images of beautiful beaches plenty of sunshine high-end oceanfront property and of course the endless line of Celebs that seem to constantly move in and out of the famous coastal strip.
The lower level contains the an open plan living area along with the kitchen and dining space guest bedroom a pantry and laundry room while the top floor of the extension holds the master suite. With the addition of the two-story structure much of the original home serves as a smart buffer zone and now houses a home studio and playroom.