A dream house designed by Wallace Cunningham
With the watery sheets of glass, the house is so transparent that you almost can’t tell when you’ve stepped through the veil. The circular living room, in a glass drum, stands out from the body of the house toward the view, with a geometry that sweeps the gaze across the bluff toward the ocean. A wide elliptically shaped fireplace, cast in silken concrete, carries the weight of a roof otherwise free of apparent support. The architect seems a magician with a specialty in levitation.
«In the moonlight it takes on a whole new dimension in photographic black, gray and white, the concrete glowing,» Cooksey says. «Even storms are fascinating. You’re right in the middle of them. Wally really did grow the house from the land and the panorama.