On the lower level one finds the open living area shaded dining space a collection of courtyards a kitchen with concrete island and contemporary cabinets a TV room play area and refreshing pool.
A view of the distant mountains and the countryside add to the relaxing lifestyle at this hillside home even as an open plan living area does away with rigid boundaries on the inside. The kitchen dining and living room flow into one another and lead to the social zone outside.
Designed by Cheng Franco Arquitectos it is the innovative use of corten steel panels for the upper cantilevered levels that catches your attentions instantly. The steel panels give the holiday home a dynamic colorful and texturally vibrant exterior even as concrete acts as the more stoic counterpart.
It is the new dining area kitchen and the long extension that becomes the social zone of the Glasshouse and sliding pocket doors were used sensibly throughout the residence to delineate space whenever needed. Modern lighting fixtures contemporary décor neutral color palette and warmth of Eucalyptus wood put the final touches on a makeover that is all about glass.
Located on a vast 280 acre farm in the town of Pennsylvania this modern farmhouse blends simplicity of design with comfort energy-efficiency and smart architecture that responds to the specific needs of the site. Passive solar heating and cooling techniques play a major part in shaping the family home as rolling sunshades and screens were used to shape the chic white residence.