Kelty, Long Beach, CA
A truly sustainable home of concrete block, steel, glass and smooth stucco. This home incorporates a 7kw PV Solar Array, Hydronic in floor radiant heating and a selection of green materials. The home was awarded Highest Honors for the SouthWest Concrete Block Design Awards. Designed by a husband and wife team, Jeannette Architects, they and their family live in this Long Beach California home.
Street View of the home. 8x8x16 Sandblasted Concrete Block, Smooth Stucco, Corten Steel Corrugated Roof. This home won the Concrete Masonry Award Competition.
Entry Patio Fireplace
A 12 foot cast iron pipe with 1/8" holes drilled for the flames perfect for roasting marshmallows
Private Interior Courtyard
Central Courtyard - Front & Rear Offices, Kitchen and Family Rooms open up to this courtard with glass garage doors.
Living Room / Dining Room beyond
Living Room with Dining Room beyond. Concrete Floors with Hydronic Radiant Heating and High Efficiency Lighting throughout.
Kitchen - Opens up to the Courtyard via Glass Garage Doors. Skyblend Formaldahyde Free Cabinets with Maple Veneer, Ceasarstone Countertops, Kohler Stainless Steel Sink, Custom Steel Stair with glass rail in the background
Kitchen with Private Courtyard outside Glass Garage Doors
Kitchen - Opens up to the Courtyard via Glass Garage Doors. Skyblend Formaldahyde Free Cabinets with Maple Veneer, Ceasarstone Countertops, Kohler Stainless Steel Sink and our son Griffin
Powder / Guest Bathroom
Powder / Guest Bathroom: Recessed Outdoor Shower open to the sky doubles as a tub for outdoor bathing for the kids. Terrablends Mosaic Tile, Kohler Purist sink, Toto Toilet, Concrete Floors, Shower Glass divider between interior and exterior spaces, White Translucent Polygal privacy panel for shower
Master Bathroom | Sinks & Shower
Master Bathroom: Beachwood Floors, Custom Stainless Steel sink in Ceasarstone countertop, Dug Fir Ceiling / Roof Beams and Birch Plywood between.
Master Bathroom | Sinks
Master Bathroom: Beachwood Floors, Custom Stainless Steel sink in Ceasarstone countertop
Master Bathroom | Shower & Toilet Room
Master Bathroom: Shower of Terrablends Mosaic Tile, Mitred Glass window in shower, custom designed toilet paper cubbie - never run out!
Roof | Solar Panels
Exterior Details: Solar Panels - this home as a 7kw Photovoltaic array to power the home office & home itself.
Exterior Details: Concrete Block, Rain Scupper, Aluminum Trellis & Bar Grating
Detail | Front Yard
Exterior Details: Corten Steel Fin and planting
Exterior Details: Mexican Stone rock trough separates the home and office sides of the property. Offset Pivot Entry door opens to Private Interior Courtyard through Entry
Exterior Details: Smooth Stucco, Aluminum Bar Grating Trellis, Corrugated Corten Steel Roof