Cacti Had been Used To Create Privateness For This Residence In Los Angeles

Architects Annie Barrett of aalso architects and Hye-Younger Chung of HYCArch have fully reworked an present Spanish-style home in Los Angeles for a pair anticipating semi-retirement.

Working along with Panorama Architect David Hocker of Hocker Design, the entrance backyard has been created with a dense display screen of San Pedro cacti, changing the necessity for a entrance fence.

The front garden of this modern house, has been created with a dense screen of San Pedro cacti, replacing the need for a front fence.

The cactus backyard, which additionally consists of some succulents, gives privateness for the house, with out hiding the view of the road. A small patio with seating makes use of the low-maintenance entrance backyard.

This modern house has a cacti garden, that includes some succulents, and has a small patio with seating.
This modern house has a cacti garden, that includes some succulents, and provides privacy for the home, without hiding the view of the street. A small patio with seating makes use of the low maintenance front garden.

The home has a minimalist rectilinear kind clad in charred shou sugi ban rainscreen siding.

This modern house has a minimalist rectilinear form clad in charred shou sugi ban rainscreen siding.

At evening, lighting highlights the tall cactus and the wooden entrance door.

At night, lighting highlights the tall cacti and the wood front door of this modern house.

The wood-lined entry has strains that match the charred wooden siding of the outside.

A modern house with a wood lined entry to match the front door.
A modern house with a wood lined entry to match the front door.

Stepping inside, there’s a spacious, light-flooded lounge with colourful art work by Sol LeWitt and a Cocoon Aeris suspended black fire.

This spacious, light-flooded living room has colorful artwork by Sol LeWitt and a Cocoon Aeris suspended black fireplace.

The adjoining open plan eating space has a customized desk design by Annie Barrett that showcases Dinesen Douglas Fir planks with a whitewash end. Above the desk, there are Foscarini Aplomb pendant lights, and the eating chairs are the Fritz Hansen Drop Chairs with customized upholstery.

This open plan dining area includes a custom design table made from Douglas Fir planks with a whitewash finish.
This open plan dining area includes a custom design table made from Douglas Fir planks with a whitewash finish, Foscarini Aplomb pendant lights, and Fritz Hansen Drop Chairs.

Close by, the kitchen consists of a big 11-foot island with a Neolith sintered porcelain countertop. A trio of stools constructed from walnut and maple add a pure ingredient.

This modern kitchen includes a large 11 foot island with a Neolith sintered porcelain countertop. A trio of stools made from walnut and maple add a natural element.

On the rear of the house, there’s a wooden deck that steps all the way down to a small pool and scorching tub. Small devoted planters are stuffed with easy-to-care for crops.

At the rear of this modern home, there's a wood deck that steps down to a small pool and hot tub. Small dedicated planters are filled with easy-to-care for plants.
At the rear of the home, there's a wood deck and small dedicated planters that are filled with easy-to-care for plants.

Again inside, we will see the hallway connects the varied areas of the house and showcases wide-plank Dinesen flooring, that additionally runs all through the inside. An attention-grabbing design element within the hallway is a small part of the cupboards devoted to a cat’s meals station and built-in litterbox.

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A design detail in this modern hallway is a small section of the cabinets dedicated to a cat's food station and built-in litterbox.
A design detail in the hallway is a small section of the cabinets dedicated to a cat's food station and built-in litterbox.

The house has two workplaces, every with its personal look. One has wall-mounted wooden cabinets and a desk, whereas the opposite has a white desk and a big black and white mural on the wall. Each workplaces overlook the yard.

A modern home office with a wall mounted desk and wood shelving.
A modern home office with a white desk and contrasting wall mural.

The first bed room is characterised by a white oak vaulted ceiling whose skylight pulls morning gentle down into the area.

This modern primary bedroom is characterized by a white oak vaulted ceiling whose skylight pulls morning light down into the space.
This bedroom has a white oak vaulted ceiling whose skylight pulls morning light down into the space.

On one wall, customized CNC-milled panels with delicate grooves create a crenulated texture of shadows.

Custom CNC-milled panels with soft grooves create a crenulated texture of shadows.

The house additionally has a room for stretching and meditation, that’s lined with softly ridged millwork that conceals a storage cupboard to accommodate yoga gear, whereas white oak and felt wall panels and a customized ladder/peg system full the area.

A wellness room for stretching and meditation, that's lined with softly ridged millwork that conceals storage cabinet to accommodate yoga equipment, while white oak and felt wall panels and a custom ladder/peg system complete the space.
A wellness room for stretching and meditation, that's lined with softly ridged millwork that conceals storage cabinet to accommodate yoga equipment.

To finish the wellness room, there’s a steam room that’s been designed with a customized teak bench and an built-in rest room seat.

A modern steam room that's been designed with a custom teak bench and integrated toilet seat.
Images by Brandon Shigeta | Design Architect and Interiors: aalso architects (crew: Annie Barrett – Principal Architect, Alex Collier – Venture Supervisor) | Architect of Report: Hye-Younger Chung Structure (crew: Hye-Younger Chung – Principal Architect, Meaghan Pohl – Venture Supervisor) | Development: GHBW | Structural: Ibarra / Marco Ibarra Lighting: Theia Lighting / Kathryn Toth | Panorama: Hocker Design – Panorama Architect / David Hocker