An Oregon Beach House Is All About Clean Lines

HOME TOURS | BY | January 31, 2018

House Details

Style: Modern

Produced By: Lisa Bingham Dewart

Photography: Lincoln Barbour

Interior Design: Holly Freres, JHL Design, INC.

Architecture: David Horning, MOA Architecture

T

he modernist house that architect David Horning and interior designer Holly Freres devised for Portlanders Michael and Kari Lubitz is perched practically on the edge of the Pacific Ocean. “The architecture is secondary to the setting,” Horning says. “The house frames and captures the water and the mountains.”

Horning created the house’s form as a simple rectangle. An origami-like roofline ascends and descends, simulating the outline of the nearby Northern Oregon Coast Range. “The exterior siding is vertical western red cedar,” he says. “It will eventually turn gray and just kind of go away as it blends with the gray of the sky and the ocean.”

In the living room, a low-profile sofa upholstered with caramel-colored Italian leather, a marble-and-bronze coffee table, and a large-scale painting with bright blue and green tones add texture and color to the open-concept interiors. In one of the guest rooms, a custom rift white oak bed and built-in daybed display bolsters and pillows covered in emerald green cashmere velvet. The master suite featuring a luxurious tub placed only a few feet from the bed.

The sea-facing rear of the Lubitzes’ residence features mostly glass while the rest of the structure is practically opaque. “We call this the shelter house,” Horning says. “It’s a refuge for our clients. We wanted them to feel protected when they’re inside, but to still be part of the ocean landscape.”

More Home Tours To Enjoy

Keep On Trend With More Design Inspo

15 Serene Bedrooms That Will Fuel Your Love Of Blue

15 Serene Bedrooms That Will Fuel Your Love Of Blue

20 Most Liked Instagram Posts From Spring 2017

20 Most Liked Instagram Posts From Spring 2017

Our 25 Most Popular Rooms On Pinterest This Season

Our 25 Most Popular Rooms On Pinterest This Season

16 Farmhouses With Industrial Infusions

16 Farmhouses With Industrial Infusions

13 Kitchens That Make A Big (Back)Splash

13 Kitchens That Make A Big (Back)Splash

27 Barbecue-Ready Patios For Getting Your Grill On

27 Barbecue-Ready Patios For Getting Your Grill On

17 Piano Rooms With High-Note Designs

17 Piano Rooms With High-Note Designs

20 Beach-Inspired Homes That Scream Summer

20 Beach-Inspired Homes That Scream Summer

16 Clever Uses For Barn Doors In Your Home

16 Clever Uses For Barn Doors In Your Home



Leave a Reply