Brunner Residence

Los Altos Hills, California

The site for this new 3,000-square-foot home is a challenging, densely wooded, steeply-sloped lot with large setback and lot development restrictions. The home is tucked deep into the hillside with large cantilevered decks to provide outdoor living areas. The public spaces are on the upper level of the house, with the private rooms nestled into the hillside on the lower level. The primary feature of this home is a pool on the upper level, supported by a dramatic steel frame that lifts the pool over the bedrooms below. The elevated pool location allows for dramatic views and exposure above the tree canopies.