Terry & Terry Architecture designed this modern family home in Oakland, California, that opens up to reveals the spectacular San Francisco Bay views and the Golden Gate Bridge.
Situated high on a mountain range, “the project is a re-build of an existing post Fire-storm house. This modern Skyline house was designed for a young family, who desired an open plan home that embraced the views of the bay and having a connection to the existing garden.” said the architects.
Description by Terry and Terry Architecture
The design consists of shrouding the open common space in a wood tube that connects the garden. The roof is wrapped out creating a large volume for the living space. The main living space becomes the connector of the two contrasting outdoor spaces.
The kitchen area open out and connect to the front yard garden and create an outdoor dining area. The interior dining space seamlessly opens out to the viewing deck creating one large open space.
A new stair connects the main floor with the lower ground floor continuing the wood tube down through a crevasse to a media/projection room, guestroom and office area.
Photography by Bruce Damonte