The roof slopes to imitate the hillside – the backside roof meets the main roof at an angle to allow morning sunlight to fill the interiors without flooding them. Simple and elegant the Houl offers its inhabitants a perfect place to call home.
Built on a high-level bush fire zone the construction is said to have called for materials that required low combustibility and windows with stainless steel mesh screens. The residence has all its doors and other openings smoke-sealed. To assure safety from ember attack the part under the building has been mesh screened.
A comfortable living room compact kitchen and terrace are allocated in the main floor. Between the house basement and the main level a unique space is crammed in as a transitional level that can be best used for leisure and study spaces.
The external living spaces are paved with wooden planks giving a rustic feel to the home. The front of the residence facing the reservoir also has a large deck and a pool. The structure is supported by rationally placed pillars apart from lateral support from sturdy stone walls.
Would you like to spend your life on the calm locales on the banks of a water body? If yes this one might interest you. Check out the Punta house designed by Sao Paulo-based Marcio Korgan. The Brazilian designers have succeeded in building an astounding one-level residence with wood and stone in Punta del Este Uruguay.