Woods + Dangaran renovates mid-century fashionable Clear Oak Residence

Ali Topan

Teak wooden, travertine stone and expansive glazing all characteristic in Woods + Dangaran’s renovation of a mid-century fashionable home that when belonged to singer Bing Crosby’s supervisor.

Los Angeles-based Woods + Dangaran has each upgraded the structure and designed the interiors for Clear Oak Residence, which is positioned on a hillside above LA’s San Fernando Valley.

Swimming pool and sun deck of Clear Oak Residence by Woods + Dangaran
Clear Oak Residence is positioned on a hillside above LA’s San Fernando Valley

The design goals to reinforce the constructing’s relationship with its setting whereas additionally bringing an elevated sense of heat and luxury to the residing areas.

Doorways and home windows have been adjusted and enlarged to allow wraparound views of the panorama, whereas skylights have been added to spotlight key moments throughout the inside.

Cantilevered swimming pool at Clear Oak Residence by Woods + Dangaran
A brand new swimming pool cantilevers out in the direction of the view

Travertine creates a steady flooring floor that extends out from the residing areas to a sundown terrace, whereas teak offers wall panelling and in-built joinery all through.

“The architectural end palette was deliberately restricted to 4 supplies: clear anodised aluminium, plaster, travertine, and teak for the wall panelling,” mentioned Woods + Dangaran.

“This visible restraint manifests in a serene ambiance that permeates all features of the residence.”

Dining table in Clear Oak Residence by Woods + Dangaran
Travertine flooring extends each in and out

Clear Oak Residence is shortlisted for Dezeen Awards 2022 in the home inside class, the place it can compete with 4 different initiatives – together with one other one by Woods + Dangaran – for the title.

Woods + Dangaran designed this venture for consumer Robert Galishoff, whose transient to the architects was to embrace the constructing’s mid-century heritage however make sure the outcome exudes a way of “easy luxurious”.

Teak joinery in Clear Oak Residence by Woods + Dangaran
Teak offers wall panelling and customized joinery

Landscaping performed an enormous function within the transformation. By relocating the swimming pool in order that it cantilevers over the hill and adjusting the topography, extra terrace and deck house might be created.

Sliding floor-to-ceiling glass doorways enable the principle bed room, the lounge and the eating space to open out to this terrace.

“Enlarged doorways and home windows inside the home, together with floor-to-ceiling glass doorways, combine the inside areas with the panorama and foreground views by eliminating boundaries,” mentioned the architects.

“Glazed openings inserted alongside corridors create memorable spatial experiences from new axes and vantage factors.”

Skylight above bath in Clear Oak Residence by Woods + Dangaran
Skylights create framed views of the sky

The inside furnishings embrace each new and retro items in pure supplies and heat colors, which sit alongside Galishoff’s assortment of objets d’artwork.

The lounge contains a copper silk shag rug from Mehraban, a Minotti sectional reupholstered in a retro-patterned textile and a pair of the Arthur Casas-designed Amorfa espresso tables.

“Impressed by mid-century items however adjusted for scale, perform, and materials, these items give the house a singular voice that mixes previous and new, retro with up to date vibes,” mentioned Woods + Dangaran.

Bedroom facing pool in Clear Oak Residence by Woods + Dangaran
The design respect’s the constructing’s mid-century heritage

Led by architects Brett Woods and Joe Dangaran, Woods + Dangaran has developed a popularity for modernising mid-century houses but additionally designs new-builds with an identical character.

Different latest initiatives embrace an improve of a Nineteen Sixties Craig Ellwood home and a brass-clad residence in Palm Springs.

The images is by Joe Fletcher.

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