This modern dwelling is an excellent example of how architecture manifests its beauty in the middle of the vast desert.
The house is split into three sections; two suites and an awe-inspiring living space. The thick walls of the suites are clothed in shou sugi ban, a premium type of wood charred to bring out its one-of-a-kind grain pattern, color and texture.
This wood was pioneered in traditional Japanese architecture. The charred surface of the wood preserves the material underneath, giving the cladding longevity uncommon for wood products.
The ceiling is lowered, which fits right in with the sustainable theme of the project, and right across the chamber, the structure provides a grand aperture for each suite framing the barren outside. Uniting the two suites is a cozy breathtaking living space, with stairs leading to the roof deck and a sliding glass door to a small oasis consisting of a patio and a pool.
Kirill Volchinskiy, Yevheniia Kudria, Alexey Faglov, Necils Lopez, Alina Kopteva