The idea was to design a sustainable and spacious structure which is made out of a single pallet of material. The wide open living and dining spaces along with the kitchen area the bathrooms laundry a couple of private bedrooms and even a bunkroom complete the quarters.
Designed with a touch of elegance and timeless charm by Nelson-based studio Irving Smith Jack Architects this contemporary home stands between a refreshing pool area and a traditional farmhouse and form a lavish modern interlude.
The house has been mainly divided into two segments with the upper level accommodating two serene pools an ergonomic kitchen area intoxicating wine vault spacious dining room an open lounge lovely home office area along with the main master bedroom and the bath areas.
It is truly amazing the way most modern home owners are now as much concerned about the views that their home offers as they are of the interiors and the décor. That definitely seems to be the growing trend as designers and architect houses are being asked to create structures that specifically take into account the surroundings and ensure that the blend into the natural setting seamlessly while offering unabated view of the natural habitat. The owners of this have in fact waited several years to obtain the right piece of land that will offer them stunning views of Mt. Asama.
The lower floor contains the kids’ bedrooms the guestrooms and other facilities like the gymnasium and the home theater which are beautifully integrated with the rest of the house. The central attraction of the residence though is the serene and minimalist pond of Buddhist inspiration that should put any worries to rest.