Cool and Modern Building with Imposing Architecture

Cool and Modern Building with Imposing Architecture

Many families aspire to sometime own a single family residence that will be inspiring, open and comfortable. The Laidley House is a very good example of a dream house, with its open space and bright interiors. Having over 3,000 square feet, the residence features three bedrooms each with their own bathrooms. Panoramas of San Francisco, Bay Bridge and the bay open up from the large windows in the bedroom. The three storey dwelling is home for Jim Zack and Lise de Vito, two architects that aside from sharing a life, they share a business, Zack de Vito Architecture. They kept this construction all in the family, because the actual construction of the house was also done by one of their firms. Contemporary and imposing, the residence thrones over an impressive city, like a fortress of privacy in a hectic world. Take a look at the pictures below and try to figure out what is missing for each of you, if this were your own home and then share it with us!


  • Oliver February 4, 2011 at 17:03 PMLogin to Reply →

    yes … absolute breathtaking house with a fantastic view

  • Beth February 4, 2011 at 18:30 PMLogin to Reply →

    I’ve seen this home a few times before. The kitchen is my favorite part of the house. Those stairs are pretty awesome as well!

  • alan halpin February 5, 2011 at 00:01 AMLogin to Reply →

    Nice exteriors and lines….the rear is similar to a beach house but with a new take…Amazing views tho!!! that view from the kitchen outwards is spectacular when bathed in light like that….

  • arpit February 5, 2011 at 04:48 AMLogin to Reply →

    great design…shpae ur concrete is ideal for this home…nic one

  • Feng Shui Home February 5, 2011 at 05:37 AMLogin to Reply →

    The staircase inclusive the landing is indeed breathtaking making it a great focal point. I love the semi commercial look of the interior…

  • Sirobotika February 5, 2011 at 06:24 AMLogin to Reply →

    brilliant…i think it will be most suitable for urban area

  • javed iqbal February 6, 2011 at 09:18 AMLogin to Reply →

    Excellent architecture, done a great job
    please also provide constructed materials details

  • Elizabeth February 7, 2011 at 15:01 PMLogin to Reply →

    Absolutely amazing. I have no other words. The front elevation of this home is simply beautiful.

  • Michael February 8, 2011 at 15:59 PMLogin to Reply →

    Wonderful. I love the use of color and woods to give it a warm inviting feel.

  • Eng Adel Kobeissi May 5, 2011 at 09:33 AMLogin to Reply →

    love this style