The new rear addition of the house contains a kitchen social zone dining area living space and extends into the deck and swimming pool outside. On the inside the brick veneer is painted in white giving the home textural brilliance even while ensuring that the contemporary color scheme of the home is left undisturbed.
It is wood that shapes both the interior and exterior of these two versatile prefabs that were crafted in a factory in Sao Paulo and transported over 150 km to reach their final destination.
This is exactly why Dan Gayfer Design decided to create a smart versatile and modern multi-tasking family room that also serves as a relaxing social for the entire family TV room home office and a whole lot more! Part of the transformation that saw the acquire a more efficient interior the new family room is indeed a space-savvy showstopper!
A vacation in the woods is always a magical experience. The peacefulness of the nature and the sense of being away from our fast-paced life is refreshing but one thing that truly makes the experience what it is is staying in a wood cabin.
The street façade of the LA House was built to keep out prying eyes with the rear opening towards the garden and pool area. Large swiveling glass doors usher in ample natural light and ventilation with the double-height central living area become the fulcrum of all activity.
A wooden log cabin normally blends in with the natural environment but when that environment consists of mostly stone and big trees the dark wooden cottage absolutely stands out with its distinct brown color among the green and gray backdrop.
One can instantly notice how the original structure was composed of a variety of materials that include wood stone and corrugated iron and tile. Giving another layer of textural intrigue to this confluence of contrasting materials is glass!