Located high above the city of Dallas, Texas, directly across from the White Rock Park, the PV14 House takes a brave and straightforward stance at living. Drawn in clean, masculine strokes, this contemporary two-story home by M Gooden Design explores its material consciousness for an unmistakably modernist experience and expression. Completed 2014, this house reinvents luxury by ensconcing it in the bare and authentic.

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Crafted in steel, masonry, glass and concrete, the PV14 House translates bare materiality into a contemporary aesthetic. Articulated into generous, open planned spaces, these materials anchor a minimalist sensibility in bold proportions and renderings. The resulting spaces are self-assured and steady in character, working with each other to create a fluid movement amid its stark definitions. The house is organized to take full advantage of its perch and position; the social spaces are elevated off the ground to enjoy stunning views of the surrounding landscape and urban sprawl, while segregating them from the bustle at street level.

A careful selection of furnishings with soft, organic forms offers visual respite to the largely masculine design of this contemporary two-story home. These bring in a wash of vivid color and contrast to the largely rhythmic spaces, emerging as invitations for rest, reflection and dialogue.

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Published in: Houses, Modern | Author: Laleema

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