laidlaw schultz architects: harborview hills laidlaw schultz architects: harborview hills
jan 29, 2012

laidlaw schultz architects: harborview hills

‘harborview hills’ by laidlaw schultz architects, corona del mar, california image © larry falke

californian practice laidlaw schultz architects have completed ‘harborview hills’, a residence in corona del mar, california. bordering the street, the entry facade is a solid wall with walnut striations, concealing any indication of the coastal views which are accessible from the interior of the home. inhabitants pass a woven steel panel, denoting the axial division between private and public, entering an internal courtyard which can be integrated into the home’s interior rooms by opening a line of sliding doors. the dwelling is then transformed into an outdoor pavilion, introducing the exterior fireplace and pool into the ground level circulation.

front facade image © larry falke

a boundary of vivid green vegetation complements the reflective surface of the water and colorless exterior surfaces. a warm material palette of lacquered wood cabinetry and aged wood floors contrast the white painted brick walls and pristine external appearance.

courtyard image © larry falke

outdoor living room image © larry falke

corridor image © larry falke

master bedroom image © larry falke

master bedroomimage © larry falke

master bathroom image © larry falke

living room image © larry falke

kitchen image © larry falke

outdoor living room

image © larry falke

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