Surrounded by lovely mountain ranges and the this sparkling mountain home is definitely for those who love loads of sunshine and the rugged landscape of Tucson. The design of the home utilizes the mountainous terrain to its advantage as the naturally occurring rock formations become a part of the home’s organic architecture.
The home is filled with a wide array of contrasting textures that give it a unique personality even as smart sliding partitions separate the living areas from the cleverly organized work zones.
The smart use of shaded structures allows the homeowners to spend more time outside than indoors even on a sunny day as they take in the majesty of the French Riviera at its absolute best!
Building a modern home inside a protected eco-zone is a task that requires both sensitivity towards the natural bio-network that already exists and ingenious architectural solutions that will create a structure that will seem like a natural extension of the landscape.
Modern decor in neutral hues an imposing fireplace and smart lighting end up becoming the showstoppers in this smart utilitarian makeover that showcases the brilliance of adaptive reuse.
Reconfiguring it into three large luxury units meant the addition of a copper clad box at roof level to extend the available living area without actually disturbing the original style and flair of the building. Another fascinating feature is the use of refurbished Crittall factory windows which usher in the industrial vibe of the original edifice.
But the smart renovation went beyond just the rear addition as the interior was completely altered to give the classic home a new lease on life. Despite the new structure in glass steel and timber the front façade of the heritage home was left largely untouched in order to preserve its rich history.