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 by Studio B Architecture + Interiors in Boulder Colorado takes an entirely different approach as iconic art work from modern masters of minimalism like Frank Stella is the inspiration behind its dark and dashing exterior.
Smart lighting under the wooden bridge adds to the covered sitting area outside while the opening also creates visual connectivity between the rear and front sections of the home.
There are many things that inspire the design of a house. These often range from the view on offer outside vernacular design and historical context to choice of the homeowner and their many passions in life.
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.
A New outdoor living area and kitchen house under a light wood and steel structure. The wood and steel shade offers protection from the harsh desert sun even as a small gap between the two brings in a healthy dose of natural light.
Exposed concrete walls in the living room along with pops of bright blue and bold wall art shapes a curious blend of eclectic modern and natural styles. Sliding glass doors and windows connect the living area with the exterior and the line is blurred further with the use of skylights. Long smart corridors that allow one to display an art collection and minimal décor choices complete a home that feels comforting and classy!
The lowest level of the house clad in concrete contains the garage and shed with the first floor holding the social areas along with the bedrooms. It is the top floor that houses additional spaces and relaxation zones. The division of spaces is simple and complicated with each level being illuminated by natural light.