Most home renovations tend to focus on the interior of the house and transform a boring or unusable space into a cheerful modern hub. But the Canopy House in Tucson Arizona takes an entirely different route with a makeover that extends the residence outwards.
The pond does much more than being an aesthetic addition as it cools the house down during hot summer months with tropical plants and smart temperature management system doing the rest. Modern easy-to-maintain and subtly tropical this residence stands out from the crowd.
The upper level of the house feels sophisticated and minimal with the lower level draped in concrete. Given the nickname of ‘Space Pod’ by the locals the house is both inviting and futuristic.
Designed by modus studio the residence borrows from the design of the classic dogtrot house and gives it a contemporary makeover. Overlooking the lovely landscape of the lush green Dogwood Canyon the charming house consists of two different sections that are connected by a large bridge structure draped in redwood.
But the CABN is an innovation that aims to change all that with its off-grid sustainable design that helps you reconnect with nature and yourself. This smart eco-sensitive and modern wooden cabin has just of space inside. Yet there is plenty of good it does for you as it easily transports you into a world that we are quickly losing touch with.
The balance between different structures is spot on with each bring its own uniqueness to the harmonious space. Natural light evenly illuminates the three different individual units that make up the house and the h-shaped overall plan allows for smart transitional zones and covered walkways outside.
The house gets its name from the long and spacious living room dining area and kitchen that combine to form one continuous space. With the landscape outside becoming a part of the interior the house feels much more inviting even as the neutral color scheme allows the various textures to showcase their true brilliance.
A home that respects the landscape it sits in and brings the lovely natural beauty outside indoors the in keeps things simple and uncomplicated. Life inside this house is relaxing with a large open plan living area becoming the main hub of action.