Modern Dream Home : Wabi House by Sebastian Mariscal

Modern Dream Home : Wabi House by Sebastian Mariscal

The 2008 Wabi House located in the hills of Carlsbad, California is a Japanese-inspired modern architectural masterpiece of tranquility. It is designed for carefree, easy living. With the home, Sebastian Mariscal Architects create an intriguing journey with a nature-filled ambience.

Modern Dream Home : Wabi House by Sebastian Mariscal

The Wabi house is a conceptual work of modern art and architecture. It takes the inhabitant through a journey from the entryway to its farthest room. As you enter the property, a series of concrete stones lead the entrant un-expectantly to a large black wooden wall of burnt cedar. Still unable to view any semblance of a house, a door opening leads to a confined exterior space with a sunken pond of Lillie pads.

Modern Dream Home : Wabi House by Sebastian Mariscal

Modern Dream Home : Wabi House by Sebastian Mariscal

There is a bridge over the pond leading you forward, however, railings are omitted from the bridge to increase ones awareness of their surroundings and continued journey. As you move along, you find a sliding door that finally introduces you into the main living space, including a pebble terrace surrounded by another pond. Once inside the home, you are continually confronted with nature through the Wabi House’s earthy construction and views toward nature.

Modern Dream Home : Wabi House by Sebastian Mariscal

Modern Dream Home : Wabi House by Sebastian Mariscal

Modern Dream Home : Wabi House by Sebastian Mariscal

Modern Dream Home : Wabi House by Sebastian Mariscal

In an effort to have the inhabitant experience nature at every floor plan of the structure, there is a bedroom on the roof terrace level.

Modern Dream Home : Wabi House by Sebastian Mariscal

Modern Dream Home : Wabi House by Sebastian Mariscal

The simplistic modern interior design is just as stunning as the outdoor spaces with exposed wood construction both inside and outside the home.

Modern Dream Home : Wabi House by Sebastian Mariscal

Posted by Allison Lane at 26 April, 2010

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  1. this is called elegant ambiance love it so stunning

    Comment by jenifer on April 27, 2010 at 12:01 am












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