Brazilian walnut floors glossy marble surfaces and a large fireplace greet you as you enter the large and open living room. Extravagant use of glass allows for a seamless connectivity with the outdoors along with ample natural lighting.
The interiors of the residence sport an urban contemporary look with sleek and polished surfaces accentuated by clean and well defined lines. The main floor houses a spacious living room a lovely dining space next to a large window an ergonomic kitchen and cozy breakfast rooms that offer a perfect start to the day. All these spaces are connected visually with one another with only ceiling transitions demarcating them in a stylish and sleek fashion.
The 120 square meter house was built using locally available material that is both sustainable and planet-friendly. Keeping the impact of construction on the lush green surroundings as minimal as possible wood seems to have been used extensively in the project.
The long way to becoming the dream home for Sarah and Kimo Bertram started on in Sausalito where the house-boat has been envisioned by the creative minds from Robert Nebolon Architects together with general contractor Bart Elmer. The duo came up with the idea of nesting the structure in a boxlike concrete barge that not only protects it from the marine climate but also provides keel-like stability — a much needed feature on water.
Prepared to take on the night entertainment a bar area like the one pictured below takes me personally on a roller coaster through I-want-one-land. Luxury meets black when a sumptuous nature is required but this example of highly contemporary style needs owners highly motivated to party.