Extension of a House with swimming pool in California

Do you think if we ended the week in California? There we discovered Shou Sugi Ban House, a spectacular House in Los Gatos, a town in Santa Clara County. The House has been remodeled by the architectural firm Schwartz and Architecture, which was inspired by the landscapes and the textures from the site, highlighting the pebbles, bark and leaves.

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The highlight of this expansion and remodeling project is that the traditional Japanese technique Shou Sugi Ban, consistent in keeping the wood by carbonation to fire has been used for exterior siding. This process involves carbonization of wood, its cooling, cleaning and finish with a natural oil. Would you like to find out more details about this House? Because then you can not miss nothing of what we tell you then!

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Materials


As explained from the architectural firm, when it comes to remodeling this modern house they chose to create an addition of two floors with the technique that you mentioned earlier. Hence the name of the property. In addition, as you will see yourself throwing you a look at the Gallery, the natural textures prevail in the aesthetic of all living space remodeling.

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The new volume

As for the new volume, adjacent to an expanded kitchen, containing a living room and a staircase that serves as access to the upper level, which houses a guest room.

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The original House

The original house was designed jointly by Min studies | Day and Burks takes Architects and was completed in 1999, but in 2005 the first of the studies added a pool and spaces outdoors. Then you leave with our gallery, where you’ll find more pictures of this House located in California. Do not miss it!

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