Designed by Swaback Partners the ingenious home moves away from the general architectural style of the high Sierra region and uses wood in an extensive and sculptural fashion to create a truly distinct residence. The expansive wooden façade also complements the snow-clad slopes outside in a picture-perfect manner.
Check out the windows in the kitchen below. For many loft spaces imperfect windows are a true plus bringing a sense of history and character home. Also note how open shelving contributes to the distinct style of this room:
The most striking feature of this stylish luxury retreat is the inviting infinity pool nestled in one of its upper levels. With the weather in the region staying pleasant for the better part of the year owners of the place are bound to more spend time outdoors than indoors.
The design studio built four houses – which was out of the request of the client – strategically using every corner on the plot of land. That way they revealed the true magnificence of the surrounding landscape and atmosphere.
Passive solar heating and natural ventilation play a key role in shaping the Appleton Living. Instead of opting for high-tech alternatives that are both costly and often unnecessary the home relies on smart design and inherent eco-friendly features to save up on energy.
The key to getting this look: an subtle industrial vibe a striking contrast of dark and light and an abundance of thoughtful details. This style is anything but minimalist and stark. Warmth comes from the personal touches such as a coffee table ornament with an interesting history or a sculptural art piece that adds modern flair.
Nestled on the beautiful banks of Whitefish Lake in Montana this stunning pool house and spa could easily be confused with something that originated in the Far East. This ravishing retreat is inspired by profound and serene Oriental overtones and spending time here is all about taking in the scenic beauty outside while having your senses pampered with unending opulence. Designed by architect of CTA Architects Engineers this tranquil getaway draped in a cloak of green creates a beautiful balance between organic design and natural goodness.