The green garden in a rural setting outside Portland, USA, creative designers Olson Kundig recently completed a new home called & # 39; National Garden House & # 39 ;, which really boasts a wonderful example of their name.
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From the beginning, the primary goal of everyone involved in home planning and design was to create something that could be aligned with the green and natural surroundings. This is inspired by the fact that the house has become accustomed to being a gardener who wants his greatest ambitions to inspire, look out for, and surround his living space.
The presence of nature, windows, and almost a sense of inner and outer space have become key points as designers have added as many opportunities as they can at home to take and really value just the views. in the surrounding parks, but also in the rolling hills and shrubs around the planet where the house is home.
At the same time, the team wanted to make sure the interior space was warm and cozy, giving residents and visitors this view without feeling much like privacy. The house was created using the brain for many generations, so spaces are an open concept, adaptable, and easy to navigate, creating awe-inspiring not only for people but also for energy, light, and air circulation. .
Probably the first tool used by the construction team to allow the home to have a real relationship with its natural look and restore the woodwork of the bars. His face on the house was firmly attached to this object, making it look like a memory of the old bars in the area. Its modern design, however, also reminds one of the greenhouse, which is totally suited to the one it was built for.
Begin with a wooden building, beautiful windows with lots of energy serve a number of household tasks. Besides being an important tool for guests to use these exciting views I mentioned earlier, they also shed light on the home, providing a sense of joy and energy and cutting down on power requirements. Of course, sunlight can quickly heat up, and instead of encouraging owners to use the refrigerator, designers have used bright sunglasses from the floor to the ceiling, allowing UV-resistant glass to deal with the remaining heat.
The resilience of the beautiful natural wood and the restored environment does not stop at home or in the face. This was also the basic material used for floors, furniture, shelving units, walls, ceilings, and most other materials. Instead of being too soft in its image & # 39; monochromatic & # 39 ;, however, the wood blends well with the exterior view of the comfortable feel of connecting with other colors in the decorative system and contrasts well.
Where wood could not be used, the metal was naturally made of stone and worked to co-exist. The gardens on the outside of the house, which were visibly spacious and could be seen in every room, were a partnership between the homeowner. and Dan Hinkley's famous plants.
The designers chose to place the largest windows near the most amazing parks to visually invite their home. They also finished the roof with metal roofing, which is designed to withstand the weather, which is very green and green, further enhancing the feeling that the whole house blends beautifully around its surroundings so as not to disturb its gardens. intervene.
Instead of letting the gardens sit in the house for a look, the designers really chose to incorporate green plants into the home as a real experience. This starts at the entrance to the entrance where visitors pass a wide green path leading to the front door. From here, they head to the living room and boast the large, richly-colored windows I mentioned earlier, allowing them to drink while seeing the old green hills just past the house.
The green spaces in the public squares are balanced and compared to the beautiful collections of art. The basement is highlighted in a long way that separates the communal areas of the family that may take guests from the private areas of the bedrooms and rest areas. The way the area presents art and greens together as the selection view simply adds to the beauty of each.
Art continues to be a theme throughout the home, making this beautiful contrast between its color and details and the natural beauty of the parks forever visible. In the living room, for example, the custom shelving has a wonderful collection of Asian produce before guests encounter a magnificent wall mirror at the back of the table, hand-painted by Leo Adams.
Outside of art, the interior space is deliberately designed to feel the soil, like outdoor gardens. Moderate tones and natural reactions are important in this environment, with all the rooms including a mix of products that are all suitable for decoration but that can be very old. or modern. Common sense is one of cosmetic improvements.
Photos by Jeremy Bitterman