The Black House: A Chocolate Bar-Looking House Full of Surprises and Wonders

The Black House A Chocolate Bar Looking House Full Of Surprises And Wonders 13

C3 was in charge of designing a property in Yilan, Taiwan, called the Black House. Looking like a chocolate bar standing amid the green paddy fields, the Black House can be considered as a house full of surprises and wonders even without eye-catching commercial sign and decorations.

The Black House

The Black House A Chocolate Bar Looking House Full Of Surprises And Wonders 14

The Black House A Chocolate Bar Looking House Full Of Surprises And Wonders 13

Realized by the idealism of three siblings of a family and designer, the building was created in order to provide hospitality as well as a venue for parties and wine tasting.

The Black House A Chocolate Bar Looking House Full Of Surprises And Wonders 12

However, with her touch in fashion design and interest in coffee, the client worked with the firm to create a new image of the Black House.

The Black House A Chocolate Bar Looking House Full Of Surprises And Wonders 11

It has three levels and looks like a barn that merges with the surrounding paddy fields.

A Metal Gliding Door

The Black House A Chocolate Bar Looking House Full Of Surprises And Wonders 10

A metal gliding door is used to guard the glass entrance in the front of the building. The gliding door will come in handy to protect the house from extreme weather like typhoons.

The Black House A Chocolate Bar Looking House Full Of Surprises And Wonders 9

Guests can access the building through different entrances in order to respect their privacy. This entrance, for instance, will lead the guest of the cafe directly to the café area on the first floor, while the guests of the house can use another entrance.

The Black House A Chocolate Bar Looking House Full Of Surprises And Wonders 8

This is how the cafe area of the Black house. It offers a warm atmosphere and nice views of the outside landscape thanks to the series of window panels.

Distinctive Guest Rooms

The Black House A Chocolate Bar Looking House Full Of Surprises And Wonders 7

There are six guest rooms situated on the second and third level.

The Black House A Chocolate Bar Looking House Full Of Surprises And Wonders 6

Each room has distinctive styles that provide comfort for the occupants.

The Black House A Chocolate Bar Looking House Full Of Surprises And Wonders 5

The guest rooms on the second level ooze homey and comfy atmosphere, while those on the third floor are more sophisticated in design.

The Black House A Chocolate Bar Looking House Full Of Surprises And Wonders 4

Since the guest rooms showcase different theme, anyone from wine tasters to book lovers can find the room they belong to.

The Black House A Chocolate Bar Looking House Full Of Surprises And Wonders 3

However, out of the six rooms, there is one that designer Po Lin Chen proud of. This remarkable room can be considered as a little suite that is a part of the Black house but has its own luxurious vibe.

The Black House A Chocolate Bar Looking House Full Of Surprises And Wonders 2

The little suite has its own entrance and staircase that connects to the three levels. It also comes with a swimming pool and a secret garden. In short, this suite is dedicated to those who look for a complete privacy.

The Black House A Chocolate Bar Looking House Full Of Surprises And Wonders 1

The Black house also provides rooms for families with children which are known as ‘house in the House’. All rooms are linked to a common room on the second floor. This particular common room functions as a concourse for all staying guests so that they can interact with each other while enjoying snacks together.

Via Archdaily