It is not every day that you come across a beautiful early Victorian mid-terraced house that has been converted into a dashing bachelor pad that combines modern comfort with timeless old world charm. The lovely Sutherland Place in London was revamped by Gianni Botsford Architects with an air of affluence and exclusivity that seems to transcend time
The transition between the traditional stone wall structure on the lower level and the contemporary wooden and glass edifice seems both intriguing and appealing giving the home an exceptional identity of its own.
Designed to meet the needs of a family of two the small home is spread across 27 square meters and has a gabled roof that gives the interior an airy vibe. The exterior of the tiny home is clad in grey cement-wood board panels giving it a unique and striking form
Large sliding glass doors not only connect the interior with the view outside they also tap into the cross-ventilation potential of the home. Passive environmental design along with features such as a photovoltaic system solar hot-water heaters geothermal HVAC and LED lighting ensure that the Lakehouse is as energy-efficient as possible.
Set in California’s impossibly picturesque Sonoma CA this modular beauty by Method Homes boasts a bold cantilevered element and took about four months to complete. The house itself was designed by Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture of Seattle and Palm Springs while the owners installed the landscaping themselves as well as an envy-inducing swimming pool overlooking a pristine valley below.