Maintenance-Free Modern House With Colorful Touches

This modern house is maintenance free and is aimed at being durable

This modern house is maintenance-free and is aimed at being durable

This house is a contemporary residence by MB Architecture, it’s a maintenance-free house that would last for decades to come, which was the main requirement of the owners. Ready to see this beauty?

The architects decided on the side facade, the narrow end, be the street-front. By doing so, they were able to let the longer side of the house face south and direct sun, while maintaining a suitable distance to the neighbors. A sunken courtyard on the south side of the house and a generous light-well on the north break the flatness of the site and allow light to be filtered into the lower level, transforming a basement into a well-lit family room with a private outdoor space. Charred cypress, raw concrete and zinc were used for building for their ability to weather naturally over time.

The ground floor accommodates the living spaces and a guest bedroom. Plenty of lounge areas facing floor-to-ceiling windows make the space suitable for family interaction. The second level is more secluded and holds the remaining bedrooms. Inside you’ll see an earthy color palette to merge with nature and the same concrete, zinc and wood as outside. There are some colorful touches here and there to spruce the spaces and make them bolder and more modern. Take a look at the pics of this beautiful home!

There's a large pool in the backyard plus a deck, and the house is clad with natural wood

There's a large pool in the backyard plus a deck, and the house is clad with natural wood

The kitchen is done with white cabinets, there's a large window that lets the views

The kitchen is done with white cabinets, there's a large window that lets the views

The living room is done with a large fireplace clad with brick and wood and a couple of bold green sofas

The living room is done with a large fireplace clad with brick and wood and a couple of bold green sofas

There's much negative space in decor, which makes the rooms feel airy and light

There's much negative space in decor, which makes the rooms feel airy and light

The master bedroom is an attic space with a comfy bed, loveseat, some modern furniture and a large glass door to enter the garden

The master bedroom is an attic space with a comfy bed, loveseat, some modern furniture and a large glass door to enter the garden

There's much natural wood in decor, the same as outside, and much light coming from the windows

There's much natural wood in decor, the same as outside, and much light coming from the windows

The guest bedroom is done with a comfy bed and there's a home office space with a large desk

The guest bedroom is done with a comfy bed and there's a home office space with a large desk

Here's one more room with comfy furniture and glazed doors instead of windows

Here's one more room with comfy furniture and glazed doors instead of windows

A couple of cozy nooks here and there lets enjoy privacy and is ideal for reading

A couple of cozy nooks here and there lets enjoy privacy and is ideal for reading

The outdoor spaces feature manicured lawns and a garden, there's also an outdoor living room

The outdoor spaces feature manicured lawns and a garden, there's also an outdoor living room

Source: freshome