The entire upper floor is laced in lavishness and is sensibly adorned with floor to ceiling glass windows so as to disturb the existing privacy. Tables that have been carved out of stone and décor that is both refreshing and yet easy on the eyes with neutral shades complete the interiors.
Designed by Alberto Kalach the interiors match the extravagant exterior inch for inch as they are covered in wood which matches the shade of the stone used outside. Apart from this lovely and flowing combination there is the wide use of glass which pretty much seems like a norm in most modern houses. It is of particular importance as the huge floor-to-ceiling glass windows offer unobstructed views of the vast Pacific.
The structure has been designed to naturally blend in with the ambient surroundings and offer those inside a constant visual connectivity with the lovely outdoors. The one large and flowing design of the interior showcases the ample space on offer while the rising and falling roof helps in demarcating space internally. The use of various natural tones of wood clad in Hoop Pine poplar and maple finishes that accentuate the beauty of the home.
It is simply spellbinding when you see modern architects and designers pull out all the stops to create lavish homes that incorporate not just a great design but also amazing ergonomics. Glass stone and wood have been pretty much the materials of choice when it comes to creating fabulous contemporary homes that range from the warm and the welcoming to the minimalistic and magical. This astounding and extravagant U-shaped glass house located in Houghton Johannesburg is all about unabated opulence. Designed by SAOTA () along with Antoni Associates this home charms you with its transparent brilliance.
Hollywood has long been known as a place where dreams are brought to life through the lens of a camera and wealthy actors live lavishly. From Marilyn and Audrey to Bogart and Bacall the homes and movie sets of some of the most famous entertainment icons in history were created or influenced by designers like Dorothy Draper and William Haines.