Architect: Wolf Architects
About the project: This home was designed for two rock star clients. It's also on an interesting site, lodged between two rocks with expansive views of the horizon.
It is a space created around music, for music and all things artistic.
The Two Rock house, as the name suggests, sits in between two rocky formations on a hilltop site. WOLF Architects were able to overcome the challenges of a very difficult site and in turn, reap the benefits of the peculiar conditions. Careful studies of the site’s topography and rock foundations created the opportunity for an 8 car basement garage, large enough to accommodate a boat.
Skylights placed in the grass funnel natural light directly into the basement, meaning artificial lighting is not as integral in comparison to most basement garages. Toward the rear of the property, there is a double story music studio, overlooking yet another stunning view the site presents.
The upper floor is externally very private with minimal windows, however a large central courtyard filters light in. In the main living area below, a fireplace sits to the side of the space and is built from the brass of melted, combined and moulded Zildjian cymbals.