This New Wood And Stone Clad Home Sits Among The Santa Monica Mountains Of California


This New Wood And Stone Clad Home Sits Among The Santa Monica Mountains Of California | CONTEMPORIST

Architecture firm KAA Design, have completed a new modern hillside house in California, that sits on a southern flank of the Santa Monica Mountains, surrounded by trees. #ModernHouse #Architecture
Photography by Manolo Langis

Architecture firm KAA Design, have completed a new modern hillside house in California, that sits on a southern flank of the Santa Monica Mountains, surrounded by trees.

Architecture firm KAA Design, have completed a new modern hillside house in California, that sits on a southern flank of the Santa Monica Mountains, surrounded by trees. #ModernHouse #Architecture
Photography by Manolo Langis

The Tower Grove Drive residence was designed as a hillside retreat for the home owners. Upon arriving at the home, you are greeted by a circular driveway with a central highlighted tree and a stone wall.


Upon arriving at this modern house, you are greeted by a circular driveway with a central highlighted tree and a stone wall. #ModernHouse #Uplighting #LandscapeDesign
Photography by Manolo Langis

Here are some other views of the architecture that shows supported overhangs and expansive roof lines.


This modern house uses supports to hold up overhangs and expansive roof lines. #Architecture #ModernHouse
Photography by Manolo Langis

Inside, floor-to-ceiling windows have been used to add an abundance of natural light, while a fireplace with a stone surround and the use of wood, adds a sense of warmth to the living room.


Inside this modern house, floor-to-ceiling windows have been used to add an abundance of natural light, while a fireplace with a stone surround and the use of wood, adds a sense of warmth to the living room. #Windows #LivingRoom #Shelving #Fireplace
Photography by Manolo Langis

Between the living room and the kitchen is the dining area, that’s been defined by the use of a colored rug.


This modern dining area has been been defined in the open plan room by the use of a colored rug. #DiningRoom #InteriorDesign
Photography by Manolo Langis

In the kitchen, there are 2 islands and walls of wood cabinets, creating plenty of counterspace and storage.


In this modern kitchen, there are 2 islands and walls of wood cabinets, creating plenty of counterspace and storage. #ModernKitchen #WoodKitchen #KitchenDesign
Photography by Manolo Langis

Wood framed doors open the main living area to the backyard, where there’s a lawn, a wood deck and a swimming pool, all with views of Los Angeles and the Pacific Ocean beyond.


This modern house has wood framed doors that open the main living area to the backyard, where there's a lawn, a wood deck and a swimming pool, all with views of Los Angeles and the Pacific Ocean beyond. #Backyard #Architecture #SwimmingPool
Photography by Manolo Langis

An arch over the swimming pool is part of the wall that continues through to the interior of the home.


An arch over this modern swimming pool is part of the wall that continues through to the interior of the home. #SwimmingPool #Pool
Photography by Manolo Langis

The house also has other outdoor spaces, like this one below, that features a small garden with a cheerful sculpture.


This modern wood house has a small garden with a cheerful sculpture. #Garden #Architecture
Photography by Manolo Langis

Heading back inside, there’s a wood and metal spiral staircase that leads up to the upper floor of the home.


This modern house has a wood and metal spiral staircase that connects the various floors of the home. #SpiralStaircase #StairDesign
Photography by Manolo Langis

At the top of the stairs is a walkway that connects to the sleeping areas of the home. A large wood bookshelf lines one side of the walkway, while the other looks over the living room and dining area below.


At the top of the stairs in this house is a walkway that connects to the sleeping areas of the home. A large wood bookshelf lines one side of the walkway, while the other looks over the living room and dining area below. #Bookshelf #InteriorWalkway #Shelving
Photography by Manolo Langis

In the bedroom, a wood headboard has built-in bedside tables and open shelving for displaying personal items.


In this modern bedroom, a wood headboard has built-in bedside tables and open shelving for displaying personal items. #BedroomDesign #ModernBedroom #WoodHeadboard
Photography by Manolo Langis

In the bathroom, there’s a freestanding bathtub that sits in front of the windows, a make-up vanity and a large 2-person walk-in shower with a wood bench.


In this modern bathroom, there's a freestanding bathtub that sits in front of the windows, a make-up vanity and a large 2-person walk-in shower with a wood bench. #2PersonShower #ModernBathroom
Photography by Manolo Langis

Also on the upper floor of the home is access to a green roof where there’s a small deck set up with lounge chairs and a firebowl, that overlooks the neighborhood.


This modern house has a green roof where there's a small deck set up with lounge chairs and a firebowl, that overlooks the neighborhood. #GreenRoof #RooftopDeck #FireBowl
Photography by Manolo Langis | Interiors: Tim Clarke | Landscape: EPT Design and KAA Design Group | Construction: Jim Davis Development | Lighting Design: The Ruzika Company

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