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Carmel Highland Oceanfront ASID SILVER AWARD 2011

Carmel Highlands Oceanfront

The spectacular serpentine home responds to the organic nature of the site Sagan Peichota Architects

Carmel highland rise from the ocean

Living room

comfotable low seating preserves the views

Living room

Cove views

Living room

slab tables recall the organic nature of the rock formations

Living room

The back of the custom lounge articulates fully around to accomodate watching TV or enjoying the views

Clearstory

Light streams through clearstory windows which reveal mountain views to the east

Clearstory mountain views

Console conceals TV which raises up

Stair to lower floor

The TV console is n architectural element

Lower floor wine storage

Custom walnut tasting table and stools, artworks on glass by Laura Hennessy

Stair to guestrooms

Stair detail

The bocci fixture recalls bubble in an underwater scene, the gracefull winding stainless steel stair is "laced" with steel cables, in a harp like fashion. Solid slab treads were each made as individual shapes. The bocci fixture recalls bubbles rising under sea are each different shapes and were made individually

Guestrooms

Hallway

The serpentine hallway is a sculpture in itself, custom handwoven runners were added for sound abatement, not shown in photo

Master bedroom

Minotti leather and upholstered bed, silk bedding

Master bath

Entry hall

Stainless "double dip" bench is functional cupture

Ocean terrace spa

Big Sur hills beyond