If you have been to Venice Beach front, California, the Oxford Triangle home is not your standard beach front household sighting. The exclusive home sits on a slim triangular whole lot by a historic electric powered streetcar line in use from 1905 to the mid 1950s. Architect Matthew Royce, of M Royce Architecture, designed the residence 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 just about every wintertime, which grew to become their refrigerator in the summer time. A return prevent in London extra a lot more inspiration – row properties with gaps involving the dwelling and sidewalk making it possible for light-weight into the basements beneath.



Royce translated the inspiration into the new residence by including place concerning the public sidewalk and the construction. Almost everything constructed previously mentioned ground was to maximize the limited footprint, and down below ground is the place the spaces reward from all-natural mild and ocean breezes filtering down.

exterior side view of modern industrial house with rust red fence

The residence is created employing industrial products, like board-formed concrete, glass, and raw copper, rather the contrast from the surrounding 20th century Craftsman bungalows, mid-century ranches, and write-up-war stucco houses.

side view of modern industrial house in venice beach

The raw resources on the exterior will gradually patina and age about time producing an ever-evolving glance. Comparable resources are applied on the two-story guesthouse with the exception of a hydraulic airplane hangar doorway that opens the area up to the outside the house.

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 ground, which homes the kitchen area, living area, and deck, sinks a few feet down below floor so the foliage wrapped all over the perimeter of the home can generate privacy when the spaces are opened up. An infinity pool operates suitable together with the house and then wraps all-around making it uncomplicated to obtain.

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

Photos by Sam Frost and Michael Reynolds.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design and style Milk. She has a BFA in pictures from SCAD and can ordinarily be observed hunting for classic wares, undertaking New York Occasions crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.