Of course the reason it has become the standard practice is because it makes plenty of sense and works more often than not. But when faced with the challenges of a unique lot on a narrow limestone ridge next to Specht Harpman Architects decided to flip things around and design a rooftop entry.
Spread across the various levels of the house interact with one another to create a flowing interior that is both aesthetic and ergonomic. A large living area makes up the heart of the home and is connected with the balcony outside through sliding glass doors.
The lower level consists of an elaborate master bedroom along with three additional bedrooms while the top level consists of the open plan living area and other public spaces. Complete with a home gym media room spa a distinct round glass guest house and an extensive and amazing series of decks and walkways this is indeed a ‘modern mansion’ that lets you live your dream in a grand unabashed fashion right in the heart of Malibu!
This house in Naha City Okinawa Japan was designed by Matsuyama Architect and Associates. A truly modern structure whose top floor cantilevers towards the city its form sits perfectly at odds with the surrounding urban vernacular.
Located in the heart of this bustling hub of activity and spread across this expansive beach house transports you into a world of opulence overlooking the majestic Pacific. Blessed with 128 feet of private beach frontage the ocean becomes your own personal backyard here!
In fact the combination of wood and stucco creates a rustic modern look that’s perfect for natural settings. In the next image we see stucco paired with cedar siding. The clean look of stucco works well with ultra modern homes as shown by this impressive dwelling from Williams Partners Architects. Boxy structures are a standout feature of this house with a view!
In this house by architects Denton Corker Marshall one story is perilously balancing on top of and perpendicular to the other providing a form that is both dramatic and distinctive. View Hill House looks across the Yarra Valley winemaking region of Victoria in south eastern Australia.