These spaces are arranged within an open-air floor plan, effectively dissolving the boundary between inside and outside. It helps, of course, that all the doors can be pocketed away to erase any traces of separation. There is an unspoken agreement between ‘the built’ and ‘the natural’, one where the former answers to the latter.
From the outset, Noah knew how special this project was going to be, but never did he expect it to be so globally recognised. No doubt, the home will go on to inspire other architects looking to pay homage to Californian shapes and vernaculars – all the while maintaining its outlier status.