This big house sits in the hills of Laurel Canyon in Los Angeles with 3,700 SF in size. Wonderland Park Residence is finished by Assembledge+ with an awesome design that driven by the motivation to extend the precedent established by the midcentury sensibilities in the house area. This residence evokes the notion of a tree-house and supported by sustainable technologies.
The hills of Laurel Canyon is an area that is a special enclave of mid-century residences. This area also includes neighbors such as Case Study #21 by Pierre Koening built in 1959. The design for this big residence is driven by the motivation to extend the precedent. This residence is clad beautifully in sustainably harvested Western Red Cedar.
With sustainably harvested Western Red Cedar and the rising master bedroom, this residence evokes the notion of a tree-house. The roof’s formal response is as if the residence structure is growing out from the surrounding landscape and sitting atop of glass structure. The separation from the residence can give the floor plan below a fluidity and freedom senses.
The floor-to-ceiling aluminum sliding doors and the open floor plan are acting like moving windows. These extend the living space on the first floor from the front yard through the house to the pool and back yard. The residence transparency continues upstairs that achieved through frameless, glass-cornered windows, allowing stunning views from the forested surroundings and native vegetation.
This residence is also designed with sustainable technologies such as a solar photovoltaic system along with a greywater system for landscape irrigation, formaldehyde-free MDF kitchen and bath cabinetry, and Caesarstone countertops.
Wonderland Park Residence Gallery
Photographer: Michael Weschler