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Vienna Way Residence

July 10, 2011 Stylish Houses

The Vienna Way residence, designed for a young family, is located on a large, extensively landscaped lot in Venice, California. Floor to ceiling glazing and outdoor living spaces fully integrate the home within the California native landscape. Working within the restrictions posed by the narrow site, the design divides the lot into thirds, with the two main volumes placed on the exterior edges of the property, bridged by a sunken kitchen in the center. The one-story structure to the south houses a great room that combines formal living and dining areas. The structure begins in the front of the property and flows into an outdoor dining patio. Read More

Water Villa Omval

November 19, 2010 Modern Architecture

Dutch +31 architects recently completed ‘water villa omval’, which has a wide view over the amstel. The villa has two spacious floors and a roof terrace. the roof terrace was made possible by lowering the bedroom half a story. This also allowed for a logical transition from the ground floor to the basement. To provide daylight into the basement a large void has been made, which connects the two floors together. The light in the guest room, also located in the basement, is through a ‘cuckoo window’ positioned beneath the fireplace in the living room so there is no space lost.the split-level principle of the water villa is accentuated by the round design of the facade. Read More