LOCATION Mill Valley, California
Architects : Feldman Architects
Photography: Joe Fletcher
Green Roof and Landscape Design: Jori Hook
Structural Engineer: Yu Strandberg Engineering
Geotechnical Engineer: Miller Pacific Engineering Group
An artist and an avid gardener/yoga fanatic, the Mill Valley Cabins residents had been seeking to situate their rising retirement pursuits in areas that might seize the creativeness.
The steeply sloping web site that had lengthy been their house provided seclusion and inspirational views inside a woods of spectacular pines and redwoods.
Dividing their programmatic wants into separate cabins allowed the 2 small buildings to be positioned calmly between current timber with minimal re-grading of the positioning and gave every a special view of the woods. The planted roof of the decrease constructing gives a quilt-like backyard for the artist to look down upon.
The inexperienced roofs mix with the hillside and supply a canvas for the consumer’s love of gardening. The easy and fashionable interiors of the studios provide areas for quiet reflection among the many timber.