And located at Donner Summit in the Sierra Nevada range the in is one of America’s oldest and most beloved getaways. Perched at a height of the by BCV Architects is a beautiful and dreamy retreat where classic design meets modern comforts!
Designing the interior of such an elegant place can indeed be challenging as one needs to find that ideal balance between modern sophistication and informal beach style. of seems to have got this spot on as luxurious decor in neutral hues is coupled with bright accents to fashion a serene and stylish living area.
Warm wooden accents are spread out in every room of the house and give the rooms a textural and visual contrast. Eclectic decor a neutral color scheme and glittering pendant light additions complete this revamped private residence located in a city that is rich in Spanish colonial history and architectural heritage.
Large glass doors separate the living areas from the bedrooms and the large sauna bathroom while stainless steel Art Deco doors from a 1920s theater in Hawaii stand tall in the kitchen. The living area Napoleon III chairs tufted sofas in mohair vintage French leather club chairs and industrial-style lighting create a magical and timeless setting.
In fact one would be hard pressed to spot the house from a distance. Its green roof not only ensures that it becomes a natural extension of the picturesque outdoors but also helps in regulating the temperature inside. Much of the residence is clad in stone and wood while glass doors and walls have been used to provide a visual link between the indoors and the sights and sounds outside. Despite the use of the overall design of the house gives it a stylish modern appeal.
While the street façade of the house is closed off to keep away any prying eyes the rear of the opens up toward the backyard creating a dynamic relationship between the interior and the outdoors. Wood and glass are the two principle elements that define the exterior of the residence and give it a warm inviting appeal along with a modern sheen. An is tucked beneath the cantilevered master bedroom on the top floor. The lower level holds the dining kitchen and living spaces along with the laundry room and the study area.
The surging wave of sustainable design and eco-conscious homes has seen architects come up with some of the most innovative and amazing homes in the last few years. Hidden partially inside the ground and following the natural contours of a beautiful hill in the this contemporary house is all about being one with nature. Designed by VASHO Studio the house is nestled on the slope of the hill and instead of disturbing the existing canopy it just burrows in and enhances the appeal of the secluded niche.