This home of concrete and wood overlooks the Aegean Sea

Located on a steep slope in Çesme, Turkey, is this home that has a huge section that cantilevers out 26 feet (8 meters), providing a dramatic look for the design.

Photography by Tunç Suerdas

 

Located on a steep slope in Çesme, Turkey, this new house cantilevers out 26 feet (8 meters), providing a dramatic looking design.

 

Located on a steep slope in Çesme, Turkey, is this home that has a huge section that cantilevers out 26 feet (8 meters), providing shade for the backyard and swimming pool.

Photography by Tunç Suerdas

Designed by Selim Erdil, the cantilever minimizes the footprint while maximizing the open areas. The cantilever also serves to push the building mass toward the sea view, clearing the adjacent house to create a large roadside terrace and to provide plenty of shade by the pool and garden.


The cantilever on this home serves to push the building mass toward the sea view, to create a large roadside terrace and to provide plenty of shade by the pool and garden.

Photography by Tunç Suerdas

Concrete, steel, stone, wood and glass are the main materials used throughout the home.


Concrete, steel, stone, wood and glass are the main materials used throughout this home.

Photography by Tunç Suerdas

Inside, the concrete and wood is livened up with the introduction of light colored furniture, walls, and ceiling.


This mostly concrete and wood interior is brightened up with the introduction of light colored furniture, walls and ceiling.

Photography by Tunç Suerdas

The folding/sliding of the screens and windows make opening the living spaces to the outdoors easy.


The folding/sliding systems of the screens and windows in this home make opening the living spaces to the outdoors easy.

Photography by Tunç Suerdas

Outside in the backyard, there’s a pool and a swing, both have amazing views of the water.


This grassy backyard has a swing and a swimming pool, both positioned to take advantage of the water views.

Photography by Tunç Suerdas

At the top of the home, there’s an outdoor area with a covered dining space, and a lounge that takes advantage of the view.


At the top of this home, there's an outdoor area with a covered dining space, and a lounge that takes advantage of the view.

Photography by Tunç Suerdas

Here’s a look at what the house looks like at night with the shutters open and closed.


This house in Turkey has screens and windows that can be opened up to enjoy the view at night.

Photography by Tunç Suerdas

At night, the screens on these windows can be closed for privacy.

Photography by Tunç Suerdas

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