The Anderson Residence makes wonderful use of its surroundings. Located in Palos Verde, California, and overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Aaron G. Green Architects’ have created a home that perfectly articulates the rough nature in which it is situated.
A rustic colour palette is perhaps the most tell-tale sign of this approach. The brown hues of the Frank Lloyd Wright-influenced house continue from inside to outside and are repeated through wood, stone, and fabric.
In the living room area, a rich mild dark polished panelling covers, complimented by sofas upholstered in a light, creamy brown, all held together by a coffee table replicating the polish of the wood panelling. The wood panelling continues throughout the open plan area, featured on kitchen cabinets covered by a beautiful reddish brown granite worktop. Meanwhile, the ceiling throughout the house is plastered in a warm buff coloured texture.
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All this brown wonderfully replicates the textures prevalent on the cliffs and the beach that the house overlooks. The house itself beckons towards these natural elements, with the arrow-shaped twin roofs emphatically pointing in two different directions towards the sea. While the house is lovely, what is most lovely about it is its focal point: the beautiful natural world outside.
Photos via Lance Gerber Studio