Modern Houston Home Finds Serenity in Asian Style

This Houston home from studioMET thoughtfully pairs clean, modern design with Asian-inspired elements. The result is a space that feels entirely zen, where water features, rock walls and Japanese gardens help residents and guests forget their troubles and just relax. 

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October 14, 2016
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Photo By: Jonathan C. Warfield

Photo By: Jonathan C. Warfield

Photo By: Jonathan C. Warfield

Photo By: Jonathan C. Warfield

Photo By: Jonathan C. Warfield

Photo By: Jonathan C. Warfield

Photo By: Jonathan C. Warfield

Photo By: Jonathan C. Warfield

Photo By: Jonathan C. Warfield

Photo By: Jonathan C. Warfield

Photo By: Jonathan C. Warfield

Photo By: Jonathan C. Warfield

Photo By: Jonathan C. Warfield

Photo By: Jonathan C. Warfield

Photo By: Jonathan C. Warfield

Photo By: Jonathan C. Warfield

Photo By: Jonathan C. Warfield

Modern Home With Earthy Elements

This single family home is rich with curb appeal thanks to a modern aesthetic that marries earth, rock, water and fire. Unobstructed glass windows help the home glow at night. 
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Entrance Features Water Fountains

Entering the home is an experience within itself, as stone pavers lead the way around the corner and past a modern water feature. With gentle lights overhead, the entry feels especially zen. 
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Private Japanese Rock Garden

This Japanese rock garden keeps with the natural stone elements of the home. The plants provide a bit of greenery, as well as soften the space. The surrounding wood fence adds another layer of texture and privacy to the space. 
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Flowing Floor Plan

The home's open concept living-dining-kitchen space allows the family to maximize time together and integrates views of the garden and pool. Floor-to-ceiling glass panels ensure that the space is always well-lit. 
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Kitchen With Yellow Accents

Not only does this beautiful, streamlined kitchen include a built-in bar along the island, but it also boasts a spacious dining set with room for ten! The yellow chairs create visual interest among the neural color palette.
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Modern Living Room

A step down leads into the living room, where a leather sectional waits for comfortable lounging. A slate gray accent wall adds structure to the modern space. 
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Leather Sectional

What would the living room be without a space to stretch out? Luckily, this leather sectional is up to the task, providing enough leg room for at least four people! The poolside views aren't too shabby, either.
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Indoor Bonsai Garden

A small collection of bonsai trees adds organic color and texture to the modern interior. Stepping stones between containers allow for easy access to this soothing garden. 
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Split-Level Room With Piano

This split-level living space gets an ample amount of natural light due to the floor-to-ceiling glass walls. A grand piano invites guests to sit and play a spell. 
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Pebble-Tile Powder Room

This elegant powder room features pebble-tile walls, plus a concrete counter and wood floors. The result is a small space that has large, earthy personality.
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Private Yoga Terrace

Get your morning workout done on this serene yoga terrace. With a sliding glass door, residents and guests have easy access to the outdoors, where they can stretch beneath soft recessed lighting.
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Wood Floors + Modern Garden

Skip the gym and enjoy your workout along these gorgeous wood planks. At the far end of the terrace, a streamlined container garden brings an earthy touch to the space. 
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Outdoor Kitchen Area

Back downstairs, an outdoor kitchen easily allows for year-round entertaining. Outfitted with an industrial grill, a pizza oven and large sink, this station is ready for anything. 
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Open, Outdoor Dining Space

With views of the pool and green space beyond, this outdoor dining space feels truly soothing. Mom and dad can relax at the table with a glass of wine while the kids swim or play a quick game of soccer. 
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Streamlined Exterior

Clean lines define this home inside and out, from the square-cut windows to the pool's stepping stones. The result is an exterior that feels calm and encourages good vibes only. 
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Glowing Glass Panels

At night, this length of glass panels light up and so evoke thoughts of flames dancing on the water. Two white lounge chairs overlook the pool for soothing first-hand views. 
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Exterior Features Rock Wall

A rock wall runs along the perimeter of the home for added privacy and sound blocking. Set against the grassy lawn and wood accents, this piece becomes a striking, earthy focal point. 
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