This house was designed for a 1.5 acre (6,100 sq. meters) site at the base of the pacific foothills 50 miles south of San Francisco, and is a 7,200 sq. ft. (670 sq. meters) home totaling 2 floors.
The site has surrounding Redwood and 200 year old Oak trees, and even though its close to the hustle bustle of silicon valley it is quite serene and quiet.
Its design is comprised of three prime components, each expressed differently according to their use. The two front wooden cubes have guest suites and living room respectively separated by a entry garden. The third and largest component is delineated by zinc has all the informal living, and support spaces with glass towards the rear yard.
Material Used :
1. Facade: concrete, white cedar siding, zinc panels
2. Windows and Doors: “Blomberg”
3. Specialty metals: Acid etched steel and powder coated aluminum by “the works”
4. Custom fireplaces: Acid etched steel by “the works”
5. Pool : natural plaster by Corby Gould Pools
6. Architectural Glass by “the works”
7. Floors : White Oak, by “Tulip Floors”