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Fall House With Copper Exterior (And Killer Views)

Most of us aren’t lucky enough to own a vacation home. Which is probably why appreciating images of gorgeous spots meant for relaxing can be appealing.

One for the eyes is called the Fall House from Fougeron Architecture.

Fall House With Copper Exterior (And Killer Views)

Located in California on Big Sur, this dramatic home is affixed in the cliffs along the rugged coastline. Implanted in the landscape, there is a distinctive view of the Pacific Ocean in this yard.

Fall House With Copper Exterior (And Killer Views)

The frame of the home was positioned to naturally lay with the site, so it offers curves and shapes instead of a boxed-in form.

The load bearing portion of the home was positioned 12 feet back from the bluff for structural reasons, but also to lessen the disturbance of the ecosystem on the cliff.

Fall House With Copper Exterior (And Killer Views)

Fall House With Copper Exterior (And Killer Views)

Competing with the outdoors is no small feat, but the interior can hold up to the challenge.

Fall House With Copper Exterior (And Killer Views)

Fall House With Copper Exterior (And Killer Views)

Fall House With Copper Exterior (And Killer Views)

Fall House With Copper Exterior (And Killer Views)

Made to feel like a sanctuary from the outdoor elements, the main portion of the home stretches and is linked by a glass enclosed library and office area.

Fall House With Copper Exterior (And Killer Views)

An entire wing is dedicated to the bedroom space. Made from concrete, this portion also includes a green roof system.

Fall House With Copper Exterior (And Killer Views)

Fall House With Copper Exterior (And Killer Views)

The home has 2 distinct facades. On one side, the glass walls and clear terrace lets in the beautifully dominant views.

Fall House With Copper Exterior (And Killer Views)

Fall House With Copper Exterior (And Killer Views)

The south facing façade is made from copper and stretches across the entire roof, extending over the windows and a side entrance to provide protection from glaring sun and heavy winds.

Fall House With Copper Exterior (And Killer Views)

Fall House With Copper Exterior (And Killer Views)

There are many benefits of using copper in construction. It is highly recyclable and is largely salvaged for reuse in building materials. Copper is also lightweight but extremely durable, likely lasting the lifetime of the home.

Additionally, it can withstand harsh weather and it has a naturally high thermal efficiency factor, making it an energy efficient choice.

Fall House With Copper Exterior (And Killer Views)

Another aesthetic advantage is that over time the copper will take on different hues and tones, but will not corrode.

Fall House With Copper Exterior (And Killer Views)

With sustainable features, striking details and an in-your-face connection to nature, the Fall House is a vacation home to be admired.

Fall House With Copper Exterior (And Killer Views)

Fall House With Copper Exterior (And Killer Views)

Fall House With Copper Exterior (And Killer Views)

Images of Fall House are via Fougeron Architecture.

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