Miwa

This contemporary home features clean lines and extensive details, a unique entrance of floating steps over moving water, attractive focal points, great flows of volumes and spaces, and incorporates large areas of indoor/outdoor living on both levels.

Taking aging in place into consideration, there are master suites on both levels, elevator, and garage entrance. The home’s great room and kitchen open to the lanai, summer kitchen, and garden via folding and pocketing glass doors and uses a retractable screen concealed in the lanai. When the screen is lowered, it holds up to 90% of the home’s conditioned air and keeps out insects. The 2nd floor master and exercise rooms open to balconies.

The challenge was to connect the main home to the existing guest house which was accomplished with a center garden and floating step walkway which mimics the main home’s entrance. The garden features a fountain, fire pit, pool, outdoor arbor dining area, and LED lighting under the floating steps.

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djsoasis
djsoasis added this to 2022 Living/dining30 September 2021

Window (high) for good lighting/privacy

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Miss P (DC rooftop gardener) added this to Ceiling14 August 2021

Sort of a reverse coffered ceilings

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Sabina Bunic added this to Sabina's Ideas28 June 2021

Like this modern concept. Clean lines

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Prinz Caneh added this to PRINZ's Ideas3 May 2021

This one uses horizontal lines to create an illusion of the room looking wider

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Hanad Ahmed added this to Hanad Ahmed Ideabook12 April 2021

This room shows horizontal line. The walls are all horizontal. Some parts of the wall and shelf are horizontal. Lines applied horizontally often evoke feelings of stability, grounding, emphasis and direction.

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