Oxford Triangle Residence Offers a New Spin on a Venice

If you’ve been to Venice Seashore, California, the Oxford Triangle home is not your normal seashore property sighting. The exclusive household sits on a narrow triangular large amount by a historic electric powered streetcar line in use from 1905 to the mid 1950s. Architect Matthew Royce, of M Royce Architecture, designed the dwelling for himself with inspiration drawn from a excursion to Iran in 2013. Grand villas in the city of Kashan housed basements that stuffed with snow each winter, which turned their refrigerator in the summer time. A return cease in London extra extra inspiration – row residences with gaps between the dwelling and sidewalk permitting mild into the basements under.

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Royce translated the inspiration into the new household by incorporating place in between the public sidewalk and the composition. Almost everything crafted over ground was to increase the restricted footprint, and under ground is exactly where the spaces reward from natural mild and ocean breezes filtering down.

exterior side view of modern industrial house with rust red fence

The residence is built working with industrial products, like board-formed concrete, glass, and uncooked copper, very the distinction from the encompassing 20th century Craftsman bungalows, mid-century ranches, and article-war stucco residences.

side view of modern industrial house in venice beach

The raw materials on the exterior will slowly patina and age around time producing an ever-evolving glance. Identical supplies are utilised on the two-story guesthouse with the exception of a hydraulic airplane hangar door that opens the space up to the exterior.

closeup sideview of modern house with rust red and patinaed wood details

exterior view of modern guesthouse with aged wood exterior

exterior view of modern guesthouse with aged wood exterior and open window

closeup exterior side view of modern industrial house with mirrored windows and rusted iron details

The floor flooring, which properties the kitchen, living place, and deck, sinks 3 toes below floor so the foliage wrapped all over the perimeter of the house can create privacy when the areas are opened up. An infinity pool operates correct together with the home and then wraps all over creating it effortless to accessibility.

exterior side view of modern house with elongated pool running alongside

exterior view from modern deck overlooking curved pool

With the sliding glass walls opened up, the kitchen extends to a patio and overlooks the elongated swimming pool.

rooftop deck view of modern house in venice beach

top floor interior view of modern house with eclectic furnishings looking out to rooftop deck

interior view of modern kitchen looking out to greenery

interior of modern dark kitchen with glass tabletop

interior of modern seating area of home with garage style door opened and man standing to side

interior of modern home's seating area with modern and eclectic furnishings and large window

interior of modern, industrial space with concrete walls and dark furnishings

modern interior staircase with concrete surfaces

interior of open modern bedroom with modern minimalist furnishings and angled windows

interior of modern industrial bathroom with double sink

modern interior of dark minimalist bathroom with polished concrete surfaces and oval bathtub

modern interior of dark minimalist bathroom with polished concrete surfaces oval shower room

interior concrete staircase with concrete surfaces and artwork on walls

interior modern bedroom with deep blue walls and bedding with graphic painting over bed

interior view of modern bathroom with oval tub in front of wall of windows

interior view of modern home with blue curved wall and concrete floors

interior view of open metal staircase in front of large windows looking out to deck

Pictures by Sam Frost and Michael Reynolds.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design and style Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found looking for vintage wares, performing New York Periods crossword puzzles in pen, or remodeling playlists on Spotify.

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