Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects was designed this solar-powered retreat in Northern California’s Sonoma region, this house is situated on a lush meadow dotted with large oak trees.
“The Sonoma Residence has been designed for outdoor/indoor summer living” to include outdoor living areas and framed views of the landscape. “The design frames the verdant oak meadow and pond within the larger landscape.” said Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects.
The property encompasses a main home, a pool house and a detached garage – all low-slung, rectilinear volumes nestled into the landscape.
“The pool house extends the outdoor living with generous shade trellises and includes a playroom, changing room and guestroom as well as space for the solar hot water and pool equipment. A fire pit and small dock further extend the outdoor living experience to the pond’s edge.” explained the studio.
Inside, the home is fitted with Douglas fir cabinetry and concrete flooring. Ample glazing and sliding glass doors provide a strong connection to the outdoors. “The bedrooms, kitchen and support spaces are housed under a living roof that visually links the house to the surrounding landscape.” added the architects.
The Sonoma Residence is a private home designed in 2016 by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects. The home covers an are of 4,890-square-foot home is located in Sonoma, California, USA.
Photography by Matthew Millman