A home that respond to the practical needs of family life and to create a feeling of sanctuary. Built over four floors, the living areas are open-plan. A minimalist weathered redwood and grey-shale street facade opens on to a sculptural arrival courtyard which in turn leads to an entrance gallery. The interior create an emotional and sensory journey when moving through the house. Furnishing are minimal and lines are kept simple and neutral. By utilising a restrained and raw base of textures and finishes, the decor feels natural and subtly organic. The overall ambiance is one of calm and serenity. Colour is kept to a bare minimum; the interior works predominantly with a light and shade tonal range, allowing views of the mountain, the ocean and sky, and also the artwork to introduce colour.