The new homeowners of this post war two-story house wanted a contemporary interior that was breezy devoid of unnecessary partitions and featured a rear extension that offered additional living space. Scenario Architecture accomplished this by creating an open sitting area on the lower level with just a fireplace wall separating the reception area from the kitchen.
It almost seems like a jigsaw puzzle envisioned by the designer coming together as each little detail adds to the overall theme and seems like an integral and inherent part of the larger picture. This is what makes the San Francisco home so truly special as it ropes you in with its pleasant personality.
Nestled on a lot that offers captivating views of the lush green landscape that surrounds it the house is designed by Randy Bens Architect as a long carved rectangular structure that offers a wonderful covered outdoor space.
Designed by InForm the bedrooms sit on the top level at the front and take in the park views even as the open living area and the rear garden act as the breezy family zone. The focus at this contemporary Aussie home is definitely outdoor living and the way it interacts with the open living space indoors.
The old kitchen was turned into an informal second entrance and workspace while a smart custom staircase next to the dining area also holds tiered storage closets that allow the homeowners to keep the interior far more organized.
Some of us find our dream home in the small urban apartment that serves as a simple escape and a place to rest and relax in between all the hard work and partying. Others might prefer a magical escape that is nestled in the heart of unadulterated natural beauty and then there are those who are willing to take up the challenge of renovating an old discarded structure into a new house.
The weathered and metallic appeal of the Cor-Ten Steel façade does give the lovely residence a uniqueness that draws your attention instantly even as the rest of the house embraces a far more familiar contemporary style.