Amalfi Residence In Los Angeles Incorporates The Modernist Dream Of A Family Villa

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The Amalfi Residence, an 8,550 sq. ft. single family residence located in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles impresses through its luxurious, relaxing and modern atmosphere.

Designed by O plus L for the high-end real estate market, the house incorporates the modernist dream of a family villa. 

The house has 6 bedrooms, each one with its own bathroom, a living room, a dining room, a kitchen, a nice breakfast area, and an enclosed parking for three cars.

A walk-in closet and the private basement gym with its own exterior patio together with a wine cellar and the private theatre for 12 people are some of the exclusivist parts of this high-end residence.

The house is located on a total of 16,000 sq. feet, with both ocean and golf course views. The house has been designed in a "Z" shape, by separating the functional areas from the public and the private wings.

The building can be observed from the street and has an impactful impression as you enter the grounds and walk towards the entry.    

As you approach the entry of the house, you can directly spot the ocean beyond through the house's clear glass  Adhering to the strict design guidelines of the neighborhood, the building is set back from the street to capture as much of the view as possible.  

Designed to make the most of the surroundings, the house is open to the yard with large expanses of glass walls that slide away to allow for free flow from the interior to the exterior. 

The architects used concrete as the strongest building material on the contrast with of the use of a warm walnut for the flooring and cabinetry.
 
The overall composition of building massing, spatial relationships, natural light, voluminous space, textural juxtaposition and a rich palette of materials and textures brought this beautiful building to life.

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