Three separate skillion roofs over the living wing, the bedroom wing and the outdoor living area create a dynamic, contemporary aesthetic.
These are carefully positioned to provide protection from sun, wind, and rain.
An elevated deck runs along the front of the house allowing the natural terrain to continue below.
This casts a deep shadow, so the house appears to float above the landscape, offering an edge to sit on and appreciate the changing views throughout the seasons.
At night, the lights of Beverly town can be seen across the valley.
Traditional lightweight sheet materials are offset against the richness of natural timber and engineered masonry.
Detailing throughout is elegant and simple, using a neutral palette which does not distract from the views which are the primary focus of the house.
Large, glazed sliding doors provide a panorama of the principal view to the north – extending the indoor living spaces out and drawing the exterior in.
Other opportunities were taken to frame secondary views wherever possible.
Window seats provide picture frame views, like paintings on the wall, of granite outcrops and existing trees to the rear of the house.