Rockledge Residence in California : A Family Beach House With Optimum Indoor-Outdoor Connection


In the post below is Rockledge Residence, a family beach house designed by Horst Architects in collaboration with Aria Design. This contemporary house perched at top of spectacular ridge in Laguna Beach, California. The owner of Rockledge Residence request a relaxed beach home for both the family and guests, as well as an optimized indoor-outdoor connection. The team of architects accept this challenge and then envisioned a main residence and a detached guest house which built around a series of connected courtyards.

All the interior spaces were designed in minimalist style and use a lot of glass, facilitates a smooth room transition. According to the architects, “materiality and formal choices were informed by a desire to root the structure into the site. Indoor and outdoor living is orchestrated by balancing views with privacy, communal space with intimacy. Rockledge is a place of meditation where one can contemplate the ocean and sky“. The outdoor space consist a beautiful pool, cozy deck area, and lovely lounge area. The interior accommodates a living area with work corner, dining area, kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom. The interior is breezy and in open plan layout. The living area is directly connect with poolside area and can access the outdoor lounge.