Designed sitting on a nature preserve in the beautiful Santa Lucia Mountains of Carmel, California, This modern house residence was designed by the San Francisco based Feldman Architecture. Great landscape which is consists of oak forests and steep meadows and great natural scenery view of the mountain becomes the inspiration in building this house with unconventional design. by minimized the impact to the surrounding the interior design of this house devided into a series of “pavilions” to break up the house’s overall mass. After passing through an entry grove, visitors can see distant views in-between and over the various building elements. As they are drawn into the widening view, they are led down from the tree-lined ridge to a large terrace that serves as an outdoor living room for the house.
This House Ocho also received an Energy and Sustainability Honor award from the American Institute of Architects for its use of passive solar heating and living roofs which made the project very energy efficient. via