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Esta inspiradora casa unifamiliar diseñada en 2016 por D’Arcy Jones Architecture se encuentra en Vancouver, Canadá.

 

Descripción de D’Arcy Jones Architecture Este proyecto está ubicado en la zona tradicional RS-5 de Vancouver, donde la elevación de la casa frente a la calle debe estar inspirada en las dos casas a cada lado. Pero todo va al interior y al exterior. Este proyecto abarca con entusiasmo este enfoque extraño y arcaico de la construcción de calles, al tomar los mejores elementos de las casas vecinas y volver a ensamblarlos en una cara apagada que sea lo suficientemente agradable como para no sobresalir, pero lo suficientemente atípica como para sugerir un mundo interior rico. . En todo momento, las diferentes formas y materiales se separan 3 «en el exterior y 1/2» en el interior. Estas brechas son proporcionales a cómo se experimentan los interiores y exteriores. Los exteriores se experimentan principalmente desde una distancia media, y los interiores se experimentan de cerca. Todos los materiales del proyecto tienen sustancia y profundidad. Ladrillo real, ventanas reales de abeto Douglas, tejas de cedro reales y toneladas de luz natural se combinan para hacer un mundo doméstico que se siente mucho más viejo de lo que es. La casa es un santuario complejo y tranquilo para una familia joven y sus suegros, que aprovecha al máximo su jardín maduro abierto. Incluso en un día lluvioso, esta casa brilla por dentro, en contraste esculpido con carpintería de roble profundo en el interior y el verde paisaje exterior. Fotografía de Ema Peter Visita D’Arcy Jones Architecture – por Matt Watts Galería

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Ellen DeGeneres only owned the Beverly Hills home known as the Skouras Residence for about a year and a half, but the tv host remembers the home feeling remarkably warm and cozy. That might not sound remarkable — after all, houses are supposed to feel warm and cozy — until you consider just how big the five-bedroom house is.

Degeneres lived in the 8,055-square-foot home from 2012 to 2014, and the real estate maven featured it in her book, Home, where she talks about what seven of her homes have taught her about design.

 

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The mansion was built in the ’50s by celebrity architect Hal Leavitt (who also designed homes for Dean Martin and Steven Spielberg) for Diane and Charles Skouras Jr., who was part owner and president of a major movie theater group.

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The classic five-bedroom residence in the Trousdale Estates neighborhood stayed in the family until it was sold in 2002 to interior designer Kelly Wearstler and her husband, who redid the home and sold it in 2006 to Hollywood producer Robert Cort. Cort sold it to DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi in 2012 for $17,400,000, according to the New York Post.

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Perfect for stars and executives looking for privacy, the house is tucked behind large gates and thick foliage at the end of an expansive motor court.

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The dining room opens up to a terrace and (another) dining area outside next to a pool and lounge area that would look perfectly at-home in a hotel courtyard.

The home features an open floor plan and is flooded with light. Inside you’ll find a music room, library, game room and gym among many other flashy features.

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It also boasts a stainless-steel kitchen and a master suite with a private courtyard and fountain, as well as his-and-hers baths.

The stars have come and gone from the gleaming Skourdas residence, but the home remains the same — with some key updates from its notable celebrity designers and owners.

Source: Elle Decor