The uniqueness of the original site, which was sloped like a horse’s back and surrounded by hills, became the guiding force for the completed design. Emphasis was placed on relationship-building; namely, the dynamic relationship between the land, which appears to close in on you as you approach the site, and the structure itself.
On the ground level is a private study, a guest room and a cloakroom. On the 1st floor is the bedroom, living/dining room, kitchen and bathroom.
I really like how the garage, which connects to the home via outdoor walkway, adds to the presence of the structure. It’s almost a bit intimidating.