Feldman Architecture expands home in northern California’s wine region

Cedar cladding and substantial stretches of glass characteristic in a weekend house referred to as Sonoma Wine Region, which has been enlarged by US studio Feldman Architecture.

The task is found in the Sonoma County city of Healdsburg, inside of the coronary heart of northern California’s wine region. It sits on a 40-acre (16-hectare) assets with sweeping views of the terrain.

Sonomaenti Wine Place options sweeping views of the encompassing terrain

The initial residence, completed a few a long time in the past, was created by San Francisco’s Feldman Architecture – and the studio was tapped to develop the dwelling.

“The next phase of design at Sonoma Wine Region is effective to completely transform an easy, a single-bedroom retreat into a dynamic escape for a escalating relatives,” the group stated.

Cedar-clad property in California by Feldman Architecture
Feldman Architecture renovated the home

The residence was at first composed of two perpendicular bars, forming a L-formed system. A wing operating east to west contained a garage, media place and bed room suite a wing managing north to south held a shared room for cooking, eating and lounging.

For the enlargement, the architects extra a central volume and extended the east-west bar, forming a T-formed house. It now totals 3,634 sq. toes (338 square metres).

Kitchen with wooden accents in Californian home
The kitchen area is designed to spill on to a rear terrace

The kitchen area was moved to the central quantity. Developed to spill onto a rear terrace, the kitchen area can accommodate household meals and larger gatherings.

A bed room volume – made up of a sleeping region, study and toilet – was additional on the east side. The new quantity overlooks a meadow and opens onto a terrace with a fireplace pit.

Bedroom volume with sweeping views at house by Feldman Architecture
A bed room volume was additional on the home’s east facet

“The sleek addition seamlessly expands the home’s personal wing east, inserting an current, secluded primary suite overlooking expansive sights of the valley floor and distant hills,” the studio stated.

The current venture also involved the development of a detached studio for yoga, pilates and media viewing. Located near to the most important household, the 436-sq.-foot (41-square-metre) studio acts as a “calming hideaway tucked into a wooded grove”.

The new additions continue the home’s current vocabulary of lose roofs, darkish cedar siding and sufficient glazing. Interior finishes incorporate plaster partitions and concrete flooring.

The house is meant to offer you a sturdy connection to the landscape.

A person standout function is a sequence of four oversized, counterweight glass doorways in the terrific space, which have been established as portion of period a person. When opened, the doorways help the place to move onto patios and deliver “at ease outside dwelling in both of those hot and cool temperature”.

Swimming pool and terrace at California hilltop home
The household is supposed to provide a strong connection to the landscape

Launched in 2003, Feldman Architecture has created many residential tasks in California and further than. Other people consist of a Santa Cruz beach front household clad in salvaged wood and the renovation of a “quirky circular home” perched on a hillside around Silicon Valley.

The images is by Adam Rouse.


Undertaking credits:

Architect: Feldman Architecture
Architecture staff: Jonathan Feldman (venture principal), Leila Bijan Kuehr (position captain)
Inside designer: Ann Lowengart Interiors
Landscape design and style: Lutsko Associates
General contractor: Jungsten Development
Structural engineer: Strandberg Engineering