California is renowned not just across the US but all over the globe as a frontrunner when it comes to eco-friendly innovations and green features and the Seadrift Residence is no different as it employs solar energy thanks to the photovoltaic roof smart heating technologies that reduce energy consumption efficient lighting fixtures without compromising on aesthetics and an innovative water management system.
The use of rough sawn lumber with the horizontal screens is both cost effective and achieves the look that its owners wanted which is supposedly a more natural texture that blends into surroundings rather than an artificial look achieved by use of modern material. Simple elegant and relaxing …
Maybe it is just nostalgia or maybe the fact that one can never go back in time revisit the memories of the past but everyone of us is fond of those ‘wonder years’ of the past. And this home in Melbourne might well have that same allure for many who might look back at times that were simpler but also happier.
The Dalene Cabin opens up towards the south to offer plenty of natural ventilation and sunshine while it uses dark firpannels on the outside and oak on the inside to ensure that the aesthetics of the home are just about perfect.
The forte for this three level edifice is a 15 meter protruded infinity pool that not only offers a refreshing dip anytime of the day but provides for amazing views of the adjacent Andaman Sea and the tranquil horizon far beyond.
Walk past this conversation starter and you will be struck by the open design of the home that employs large floor to ceiling glass windows. The generous use of wood gives the residence an inviting look while also acting as great natural insulating material.
A well-appointed rooftop lounge area gives you a specious gathering area for celebrations or a relaxing time beneath the stars. The dark wood beneath your feet invites you to shed your shoes and socks and soak up the warmth of the sun captured by the flooring.