More often than not, contemporary homes are shaped by the landscape that surrounds them, the contours of the lot they sit on, and of course local architectural style and weather conditions. It is homes that interact positively with the world around them that serve you best in the long term, and nestled on a seaside lot in Koh Phangan, Thailand, the Somjai House is one such private residence that draws you in with its unique form and ingenious silhouette. Designed by NPDA studio, the stylish dwelling has a breezy, casual vibe that makes it a perfect retirement home and a holiday retreat.
Designed more as a vacation hub that can house friends and family with ease, it is the master bedroom, guest bedrooms, and bathrooms that take up the major portion of the private section of the home. An open, pavilion-style hall with large, sliding glass doors brings the outdoors inside with ease, even while offering unabated views of the lush green countryside and the waves in the distance. Brick and polished concrete shape the nifty home, and the materials bring much more than just aesthetics as they keep the interior naturally cool during the hot summer months.
The wavy design of the home, a lovely upper deck with panoramic views and a cheerful ambiance make every moment at this Thai residence an absolute delight! [Photography: Anotherspace]
The house was mainly designed as a home after retirement for the owner, and at the same time, it also serves as a reception for Coco-NutNume resort where family, friends and guests can stop by and have a good time. Nestled next to the sea, its open design allows you to connect with the landscape instantly and at all times…