They Lived Their Best Life in Bali. So They Built a Forever Home in the Jungle and Never Looked Back

After visiting the island for years, Rod and Carolyn built a modernist-inspired dream home that blends local stone with yakisugi cladding, breeze-block walls, and teak wood.
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Dreams of relocating to Bali dance through the minds of many who land on its shores. When Australian couple Rod Williams and Carolyn Markland made the move to officialize their long love affair with the island, they enlisted local architectural design studio Caceres + Tous to realize their forever home on a private, jungle-fringed section in a traditional banjar (neighborhood) of Canggu on Bali’s southern coast. Slung low in a muted palette of local materials, Junipero House appears to emerge from the wilderness, both contrasting and harmonizing with its natural surrounds.

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