It was Lane Williams Architects who transformed this 1960s midcentury home into a contemporary family residence by expanding the living area adding an additional bedroom and breaking up the visual of dark Western Red Cedar in the living area with a white-painted drywall.
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.
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.
Orientation of along with sun protection on windows top-notch insulation thanks to the wooden frame skylights that bring in sunshine only in colder winter months and an attractive vegetal roof help in cutting back the heating and cooling needs of the home drastically.
Located on the picturesque this smart bioclimatic house was designed by Alventosa Morell Arquitectes in response to the unique challenges that the forest site presented. From a green roof that allows it to blend in with the landscape to a cantilevered structure that leaves minimal footprint on the lot this home is an eco-friendly masterpiece!