Five Mile River

The challenge of a coastal lot that has a road between its front yard and the water – the design was literally laid out through an aerial study that created the unique angular design that focuses the main living spaces directly between opposing structures to optimize opportunities.

The clients have lived and traveled the world and sought to have a playfully simple home that introduced warmth through scale, materials, and color.  European windows provide large expanses of glazing, also affording indoor/outdoor living through several multi-slide units that open to the abundance of elevated roof decking.

The Tesla roof powers the home, thus providing emergency power and the ability to utilize a heat pump system to heat and cool the house.