H-shaped house plan successfully executed with open plan style house building architecture. The modern private house with H-shaped home plan built on mountainous terrain. Yup, this is not a hillside house, this single family residence built on flat block of downward sloping terrain at 2,200 m altitude. Mountainous natural environment full of greens forest, and blue sky, also white cloud become amazing panorama. If you like home plans with hallway to access room, you will like this unusual house floor plan.
Weathering Steel House Design
This modern contemporary residence uses weathering steel as its main structure. Weathering steel is good formability and weldability steel that has stable rust-like appearance if exposed to the weather. The oxide metal raw look really is beautiful so no paint needed. The awesome patina rustic natural look gives unique textures decorating to the dwelling. The natural appearance is also suitable to combine it with another natural building materials construction, such as wood. The weathering steel tends to blend into the natural environment; the house look evolves during weather cycle and brings automated gradually home improvement without do nothing. Weathering steel also known as COR-TEN steel, or simply written as corten steel.
How exactly the process? Well, with right weather condition the weathering steel will develop a complex protective oxide layer on its surface. Instead corroded, the corten weathering steel has greater resistance to corrosion than normal steel. Fantastic surface appearance with great durability make the weathering steel becomes one of best building materials available in the market. Beside COR-TEN, there are several brand name and trademark available in the construction market. Ask your architect for suitable materials if you want to build a home with weathering steel beams structure.
This weathering steel house has unique building construction material combination. The rust look steel structure combined with concrete wall, pinewood cladding, limestone cladding, and glass as partition walls materials. Those uniquely partition walls specification bring more coolness of this modern H-shaped home design. The combination brings unique decorating design both exterior and interior.
Unique Home Plan Idea
Let’s get home tour to reveal the coolness and uniqueness of this contemporary house. Before further explanation, let’s get basic blueprint plan of this single story house. See “H” alphabet. The “H” alphabet consists of two vertical lines, and one horizontal line. The two verticals transformed to be two wings living space volumes. Two wings are for living spaces, while one horizontal structure acts as space connector between those two living spaces. First wing or module is for social area, second wing or module is for private spaces; bedrooms and bathrooms.
Let’s break down the H-shaped house plan of this beautiful modern home from its gate. After the gate, a unique driveway presented straight a way to open garage. The open garage unify with first living space module; social area module. There is no door for the garage. The garage can be filling with two cars. As part of garage, there is tiny box volume of room with limestone cladding. That tiny space separate from main house act as roof cantilever and utilities room.
At side of garage room that has pinewood slabs cladding for exterior decoration, a maid quarter exist. The closed maid quarter consist of laundry room, maid’s room, and bathroom for maid. After maid’s quarter large open plan room exist. The open plan room with glass partition wall is for living, dining, and kitchen area. There is outdoor sheltered area as an extension of the open plan room.
The valid entrance door of this house located at the center of horizontal module, although inside of house also can be accessed from maid’s quarter. Huge wooden door leads us to entrance or bridging room. The wooden door has pivot hinges mechanism. The concealed pivot hinges for wood door mechanism really is suitable for a huge wood door.
The entrance connector room has flat glass roof structure. Between social living module and connection space room, oval volume structure exists. The oval volume is a bathroom. In front of the entrance door is outdoor lawn garden connect to unusual cool driveway. Trough entrance room folding glass walls, you can see the swimming pool that has cool design.
Private module house volume consist of four bedroom and one master bedroom. So this extraordinary house design has five bedroom. Each bedroom completed with its own bathroom.
Cool Home Decorating Ideas to Steal
There are so many design and decorating idea that ready to steal and applied for your own dream house.
1.Cool Driveway Pavers Design
The driveway pavers of this five bedroom house, I think is one of the best driveway pavement ideas ever. The driveway paving is custom built paving. The driveway paving made from concrete and wood beams! Yes wood beams. The wood beams lay on concrete with vertical arrangement. The flooring of entrance room (a space bridge between social and private area) has same materials as the outdoor paving but with gravels addition.
2.Wavy Green Roof Design
Looking for green roof construction? This wavy green roof residential design may become your idea of how to build a green roof. The wavy effect of the green roof system made for this exclusive house development is not because damage or construction failure. The green roof is indeed designed with a wavy look; a wavy roof structure design is intentional. Let’s look for green roof detail, there are no lush vegetation planted on the wavy roof. The wavy roof as bed garden only planted with grass. Wavy + grass, any aha moment? Yup, if you see from above area or using drone to capture aerial of the house, wavy roof structure and grass green roof system mimic the natural sloping terrain of mountainous area surround this H-shaped house plan residence.
3.Custom built-in Tube Skylights
Although this modern residence has open plan architectural design, the bedrooms has exterior shell wall that made the bedrooms lack of natural light. To solve natural light illumination, custom built solar tube skylights embodied at roof structure. Well, the tube skylights are not exactly like a solar tube skylight which diverts natural sunlight. While solar tubular skylight in the market has periscope mechanism, this custom built tube skylights make the sunlight has direct access to infiltrate the rooms, so the installation is pretty easy.
4.Swimming Pool Design Idea
This H-shaped house plan come with outdoor swimming pool. The unique swimming pool has large shallow end area. Large area of shallow end as part of swimming pool design equitable because this 5 bedroom house’s dweller has little kids. The design is so cool. It is not has rectangular design, but simply has arch edges.
5.Oval volume bathroom inside entrance area
There is oval volume bathroom with black chalkboard paint inside entrance room. So, beside as a bathroom, its outer wall can be media for children playground. If almost every architect placed the chalkboard wall in the kitchen, this bathroom bring new paradigm, like this modern three story house in Australia.
6. Shell walls and hallway in front of bedrooms design
The private area of this house has shell walls to protect privacy of bedroom area. Between the outer walls and bedrooms wall, hallway exist along with its inner garden beds. Yup there are greens inside the house. The hallway seems like boutique hotel in tropical paradise islands.
7.Master bedroom woods decorating idea
The master bedroom has woods decorating elements. Inside the master bedroom’s bathroom vanity, huge wooden slabs become bathroom counter vanity materials.
8.Simple concrete fireplace
In the living room, simple rectangular fireplace made from concrete with limestone cladding created.
9.Any other design ideas that you found inside this H-shaped house plan property development above? Please mention it at the comment section.
Credit & source: Opus Estudio. Antioquia, Colombia.
Below is the magnificence setting:
H-shaped house plans with pool explanation:
1.Main Access / Accesso Principal
2.Kitchen / Cocina
3.Living Room / Sala
4.Bedroom / Habitacion
5.Master Bedroom / Habitacion Principal
6.Outdoor Deck Terrace
7.Swimming Pool / Piscina
8.Maid’s Room / Habitation Servicio
9.Laundry Room / Ropas
10.Carport / Open garage / Parqueadero
11.Utilities Room / Cuartos Utiles