Sunday, September 30, 2018

I LOVE this beautiful modern home

This house is exquisite.  It blends with nature beautifully.  It was in Dezeen (dozeen.com) magazine  ( | 

Photography is by Gabe Bonder
The Idaho waterfront masterpiece by architects McCall Design and Planning is built into rugged granite boulders that face Payette Lake.  According to James Brillon, "Cliff House is named for its placement on a steep slope in a wooded area. The design was informed by the natural context, which helped determine the layout of the home's three levels as they step down the hillside." 




Photography is by Gabe Bonder
Photography is by Gabe Bonder




It has five bedrooms on three floors.  The home features floor-to ceiling windows throughout.  The architects called it 'a sophisticated treehouse for grown-ups.'   
Photography is by Gabe Bonder









Photography is by Gabe Bonder
Photography is by Gabe Bonder
Photography is by Gabe Bonder










































My favorite interior feature is the large circular stair that leads from the living room down to the den which features a   From the living room, a circular stair leads down to the den which incorporates an exposed boulder is visible here, reinforcing the connection to the site.  "Staircases were treated as sculptural elements, floating above existing and introduced rock elements," said McCall Design and Planning. "The flaring circular staircase to the game room was built using I-beams bent in Seattle after a full-scale mock-up was created on site in wood."  

Photography is by Gabe Bonder

Photography is by Gabe Bonder

Photography is by Gabe Bonder
Photography is by Gabe Bonder
Photography is by Gabe Bonder
This is an exquisite house.  It faintly evokes of Frank Lloyd Wright's design motifs with low wooden ceilings.  It pays homage to Wright's masterpiece "Fallingwater" (https://www.fallingwater.org). by integrating the house in its natural context with the a layout of the home's three levels as they step down and are integrated down the hillside.  

The floor plan of the three floors is below.  

Photography is by Gabe Bonder







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