Published: Friday, August 17, 2007
By: Isay Weinfeld
Semi transparent wooden screens provide an organic mix of open and closed spaces.
View of the house from the street.
Casa Marrom is a 4-level house built for a family of 4 -- a couple and 2 teenage kids. Very informal people, they wanted a warm, comfortable house where they could all host friends and have fun together.
The pool framing the various spaces of the house.
From the street a few steps up, one enters the house on ground level. Wide living areas -- sitting, dining and TV rooms -- were designed all in succession and open onto the garden, the patio and even the pool so as to allow full integration between spaces, and interaction between guests.
The house blends in with its exterior.
The living space opening out onto the garden, then onto the pool.
The living space.
Privacy is achieved in this open plan house with the help of large doors than can be slid out.
The roof top as a large terrace for overview of the surroundings.
Family bedrooms and a private sitting room were placed on the first floor, while the roof top was turned into a large terrace for overview of the surroundings.
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