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Contemporary Rustic Homes

This Secluded Wildnerness Home Features Touches of Modern Design

— September 29, 2015 — Art & Design
Located in Martis Camp near Lake Tahoe, California, this contemporary rustic residence provides a pleasant mixture of classic and modern design.

The 'Martis-Dunsmuir House' was designed by architectural firm 'sagemodern' from prefabricated pieces which they believe helps to make the construction process both versatile, sustainable and efficient. The outside of the building features siding made from grey barnwood material that nicely blends with the surrounding wilderness. More modern touches on the exterior of the building include steel and concrete columns that connect to a butterfly roof that will actually direct water and transform the side of the house into an attractive running waterfall.

The interior and exterior of the home also blend together with rustic contemporary touches. Moreover, the residence features a 1,600 square foot outdoor patio with a built-in gas-powered fire pit, heated hot tub, and sheltered dining area perfect for entertaining guests.
Trend Themes
1. Contemporary Rustic Design - There is an opportunity to create more contemporary rustic homes by combining classic and modern design elements like in the Martis-Dunsmuir House.
2. Prefabricated Construction - Prefabricated pieces can be used to construct sustainable and versatile contemporary homes like the Martis-Dunsmuir House.
3. Outdoor Entertaining Space - More residences can incorporate outdoor entertaining spaces like the 1,600 square foot patio with a heated hot tub and sheltered dining area in the Martis-Dunsmuir House.
Industry Implications
1. Architecture - Architects can create contemporary rustic homes that incorporate prefabricated pieces and outdoor entertaining spaces like the Martis-Dunsmuir House.
2. Real Estate - Real estate companies can showcase more contemporary rustic homes to meet the demand of buyers who want modern design elements with rustic touches like the Martis-Dunsmuir House.
3. Construction - Construction firms can use prefabricated pieces to construct contemporary rustic homes that are sustainable and efficient like the Martis-Dunsmuir House.
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