A young family with a young vision–these are the people who live in the Echo Beach house in Vancouver. Seen as a sustainable building the house allows for a green wall install if the owners will ever fancy it and is solar ready. But the feature that strikes us most is the expansive use of concrete not only to strengthen the whole structure of the house but also for its ease of maintenance and the overall wow factor it gives the whole interior.
While the core elements of the house are to bridge the gap between nature and modernization the divide between exterior and interior design is what makes this home so distinctive. The division of spaces allows for a more versatile setting. For starters the backyard deck opens to a gem-like pool tiled to better accent the color scheme of the house’s exterior facade.
On this floor there is an Entry Foyer Powder Room Kitchen Butler’s Pantry and Dining room that opens up to a large exterior covered patio deck (that easily accommodates 50+ guests) and a super-sized Living Room. The Master Bedroom with its own fireplace the Master Bathroom with a shower for 6 people a large Home Office Mudroom and Laundry Room are also situated on this floor.
Presenting an interior that is detached from the chaos outside this unique flamboyant home celebrates serenity and luxury. Located in the busy LoHi neighborhood of Denver the project features an exceptional lower level that is partially submerged giving the first floor an elevated appearance.
Exceptional customization is shown in the design of the cigar lounge – a highly private space inspired by the opium scene. Completed by a sauna an outdoor barbecue space an outdoor metallic staircase and a panoramic glass elevator Zinc House is the epitome of a private haven.