facebook

Modern Benches Home in Salt Lake City by Imbue Design

Modern Benches Home in Salt Lake City by Imbue Design

Architects: Imbue Design
Project: Modern Benches Home
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Living Space : 3,570 Square Feet
Photographer: Courtesy of Imbue Design

Description by architect: In the Olympus Cove neighborhood of Salt Lake City one runs into a dilemma… one that an architect loves to have: to the east towers the majestic Mount Olympus adorned with shrub oak and mountain mahogany; down to the west the serene Salt Lake Valley lays before you hemmed in by the Oquirrh mountains wearing a sunset crown. East? West? Where do you focus? Where do you nestle your chair?

Modern Benches Home in Salt Lake City by Imbue Design 1

On top. The home’s rooftop deck offers a 360 degree panorama that includes the Wasatch mountain range, the Oquirrh mountains, the Great Salt Lake, and down town Salt Lake City.

Modern Benches Home in Salt Lake City by Imbue Design 2

To enhance the view on the interior, the roof line starts low and flat and gradually increases its incline, swooping up and out toward the city view.

Modern Benches Home in Salt Lake City by Imbue Design 3

Viewing decks off the living spaces nestle into trees to offer a shaded alternative to the roof deck.

Modern Benches Home in Salt Lake City by Imbue Design 4

On the interior, spaces are defined by volumes rather than walls. The kitchen, living room, and office spatial divisions are created by a wood slatted stair well. The master bathroom is separated from the closet by an outdoor bathing court. The family room is separated from the patio by a fully glazed sun room.

Modern Benches Home in Salt Lake City by Imbue Design 5

Ultimately, it doesn’t matter where you sit. Every seat in the house is the best.

Modern Benches Home in Salt Lake City by Imbue Design 6

Modern Benches Home in Salt Lake City by Imbue Design 7

Modern Benches Home in Salt Lake City by Imbue Design 8

Modern Benches Home in Salt Lake City by Imbue Design 9

Modern Benches Home in Salt Lake City by Imbue Design 10

Modern Benches Home in Salt Lake City by Imbue Design 12

Modern Benches Home in Salt Lake City by Imbue Design 13

Modern Benches Home in Salt Lake City by Imbue Design 14

Modern Benches Home in Salt Lake City by Imbue Design 15

Modern Benches Home in Salt Lake City by Imbue Design 16

Modern Benches Home in Salt Lake City by Imbue Design 17

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

Arrowtown House by RTA Studio is Shaped by Its Environment

Nestled in the Wakatipu basin amongst the Southern Alps of New Zealand, the Arrowtown House rises from the landscape. This private residence has been formed to be a series of pavilions that, like the rock forms or rusted goldmining remnants in surrounding area

Nordau Apartment in Tel Aviv / Dori Interior Design

Located in the center of Tel Aviv, Nordau apartment was designed by Dori Interior Design. The apartment has two bedrooms and an area of 85...

Folded Roof House / Toob Studio

Folded Roof House is a 120 sqm retreat home designed by Toob Studio, a architecture studio based in Hanoi, Vietnam. Vietnam is a tropical country...

Forest Apartment by Aquiles Jarrín Featuring Exposed Concrete Columns and Ceiling

The Forest Apartment was developed upon an investigation carried out with the owners, through which the main assets became clear: the importance of generating less defined spaces ...

Topolski Bar: Celebrates the Art of Feliks Topolski

Topolski Bar is an interior design project conducted by London studio B3 Designers. Topolski Bar is Winner Best London Bar, Restaurant and Bar Design Awards in...

San Francisco House Renovation by YamaMar Design

YamaMar Design Architects in collaboration with Alison Damonte Design studio and landscape design firm Terremoto have completed the modernization of this San Francisco house...