Creating a private personal haven that allows you to rest rejuvenate and spend time with friends and family right at home is a trend that is quickly catching on. Designed to meet the specific needs of a family of five that had just moved to Seattle from Mexico this gorgeous residence in is all about extending the living area outdoors and giving the interior a cheerful breezy ambiance.
The use of glass panes and steel frames suggests that this home was built to minimize wastage and costs while increasing efficiency. The prefab style of the structure along with the use of solar panels for power ensures that you can pretty much build a similar vacation home anywhere without worrying about grid connectivity
The architects completely transformed the ambiance and the structural design of the original duplex that previously stood on the same lot and added a third floor to increase the available space. The first floor of the house features guest rooms along with service areas of the house and an additional kitchen space while the top floor houses the master suite along with a sauna barbecue area water basin and a Jacuzzi. Offering majestic views of and the distant coastline the top level offers complete privacy.
The landscape around the house is filled with natural waterfall features and secret gardens that encourage its residents to spend more time outside than indoors. An outdoor dining area and barbecue spot also help in extending the living area beyond the walls. The extensive use of glass windows and doors creates a charming indoor-outdoor interplay and turns the rugged landscape outside into a striking backdrop for various rooms!
Apart from being economically viable for a large section of people in Vietnam and developing nations the is also eco-friendly with its ‘minimum-wastage approach’ to design and assembly. Once you have the outer shell of the house you can customize the floor plan inside to suit your specific needs by installing additional walls partitions and utilities