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.
Even though it is muted colors that help shape the backdrop additions like the metallic pendant in the dining space and modern wall art in the living room bring a distinct identity to the fabulous residence.
Most of Malibu’s beach houses villas and luxury homes are all about contemporary Californian style that has organically evolved from the late 60s and early 70s. But this beautiful and opulent residence designed by Paul Brant Williger Architect heads in a completely different direction as it brings Mediterranean charm and Tuscan beauty to this glittering coastline!
The open design of means it needs to turn to new strategies in order to combat the harsh desert conditions while retaining its contemporary appeal. This was accomplished by Kevin B Howard Architects using a unique blend of traditional adobe walls and a series of wafer-thin overhangs!
The standing seam copper roof enhances the timeless appeal of the dreamy house even as sweeping living spaces and comfy décor welcome you indoors while the designers aim to surprise you at every turn with mesmerizing features like the fireplace wall in Colorado sandstone and split brownstone.
At its core this is a home that explores the possibility of a modern home melting into the landscape around it and the beautiful adobe walls stand tall at the heart of this innovative approach.
With adobe walls bringing the native charm of the landscape indoors one gets the impression that the comfy home is an extension of the scenery around it as pavilions walkways and sweeping interiors flow into each other seamlessly.