22 Dec Tour This Gorgeous Hillside Home Built For Entertaining
A couple that love to entertain, wanted a home designed to take advantage of the view of the surrounding landscape.
The couple worked with Dayala + Rafael Estúdio de Arquitetura to design the home, located on a gently sloping property.
The architects found the greatest challenge of designing the home was providing the maximum amount of integration with the surrounding landscape, while also maintaining privacy for the family.
They achieved this privacy by designing the front of the home (street side) to have large expansive walls with few windows, while the back of the home is wide open to take advantage of the views.
At night, the various forms of the home and landscaping are lit up, creating a dramatic effect.
Off the U-shaped driveway, you are welcomed to the home via the stairs or ramp.
Inside, a number of living areas allow for dining and entertaining.
In the living area, a large wall surrounded by windows, defines the sitting area.
Behind the home, there is direct access to the recreational area with a pool and spa.
The pool and outside area has views of the night skyline.
Outside, the wood used for the soffit, lines up perfectly in the corner.