Santa Barbara, know also as the American Riviera, is famous for the beautiful beaches, majestic mountains and colorful culture make this county a premier resort destination, not only to visit as well to live.
The architect Steve Hermann helped embellish, even further, Santa Barbara’s area with his project named “The Glass Pavilion”, a product of sophistication at the highest level.
As the name refers, this luxury home’s project was built all in glass where all the areas of the space can be visible providing amazing views to a lovely and well treated garden.
The 13.875 square foot “pavilion” has five bedrooms, five-and-a-half bathrooms, a kitchen with an exquisite wine room, and a superb art gallery exhibiting the architect’s vintage car collection.
The landmark building marks a new era in modernism style following structures like Mies Van Der Roh’s Barcelona Pavilion and Farnsworth house, as well as Phillip Johnson’s glass house.
Nestled in a 3.5 acre estate oak groves in Montecito and with a 14.000 square feet under roof, this almost entirely glass home it allows occupants to be comfortably inside while they can enjoy of magnificient views to the nature.
All the large glass panels are Star Fire Glass, kitchen and bathrooms have the signature of renowned names such as Varena and Antonio Lupi.
The area is so huge that has the capability of storing up to 32 cars inside its walnut lined walls.
Definitely “The Glass Pavilion” defines a new era in the architecture history.