The eastern side of this alluring home is kept well away from the view of the word as it cuts into the rocky terrain of the area to find a place for private spots hidden away from prying eyes and the traffic on the coastal highway. The western wing of the home though is a place where the structure pens up to the beautiful and rugged Pacific coastline and the owners can enjoy unending sights and sounds of the vast blue along with cool sea breeze.
The table becomes part of the kitchen island’s design and visually extends the flow of the surfaces. Appearing to float above the green lawn this addition extends the interiors offering a new space for the family to relax and socialize in. Increased comfort and a reorganization of the spaces landed this family their dream home.
Belgian studio Cocoon Architecten started from an existing farmhouse in Genk Belgium and constructed a modern oasis of comfort prepared to take on a new lifestyle. The Framework House now displays the existing building and an additional black volume facing the street.
There is a comfortable office area for work that does not invade the floor space with its tight against the wall profile. Stacks of books near one of the support columns form an impromptu library sans shelves. A strategically placed white monolith forma a separation of the living room from the rest of the open areas as well as providing for additional display area on top of it.
Black metal panels ensure the street facade offers complete privacy while the glazed side facing the garden completely opens the interior to the surroundings. From the living room area the view of the lawn combined with the floor-to-ceiling glass gives a totally unobstructed view and a spacious feeling.