The imposing Coastlands House was particularly developed by Carver + Schicketanz for a retired couple in Big Sur, California, USA. The majestic oaks situated on the location dominate the neighboring panorama and direct the views in the direction of the Pacific coast to the West. According to the architects, “an enormous stone base connects the construction to the uphill slope, contrasting with the lighter metal and glass parts of the house. The giant glass stacking sliders open to the patios past – offering nice cross air flow and a seamless connection to the outside“.
Sustainability was a significant factor to think about when constructing the challenge: “Most of the end supplies are reclaimed and the A.4kW photovoltaic system was designed to generate ninety% of the house’s energy utilization. A heat however impartial shade palette was chosen to enrich the pure constructing supplies and juxtapose the sensible blues of the ocean and sky and the vivid greens of the backyard and hills past.” The interiors are imposing and vibrant, enriched by the proprietor’s world class artwork assortment and some particular vintage artifacts.