It has been a year of amazing design inspiration and ingenious renovations have led the way with their unique blend of the old and the new. Adaptive reuse has been one of the top themes of the architectural world in 2014 and it is set to continue for years to come as homeowners and architects turn towards more sustainable and cost-effective design practices
White is the dominant color in the living area with the smart use of gray and a hint of black providing the necessary visual contrast. Designed by the creative folk from Canny the extensive use of glossy surfaces clean straight lines and decor in cool neutral shades ensures that the gorgeous residence has a sophisticated and understated appeal
Centered around a peaceful minimalist lifestyle the residence also has an interesting ability — the exterior can be folded up onto itself to secure the home for transport or when the owners are away for extended periods of time.
We at Decoist do spend most of our time trying to unearth amazing homes and design inspirations from all across the planet and bring them to our readers. And the rest of the time is spent ogling additional beautiful homes! But we also absolutely love eco-friendly structures and sustainable design that take us towards a better tomorrow.
The idea of cleverly combining the old and the new to shape today’s modern homes is a concept that is gaining plenty of momentum and this beautiful is another wonderful case in the point. Located in the lovely neighborhood of the gorgeous private residence has a street façade that conceals the refined contemporary interior ever so elegantly!
Connected with the rear garden and pool deck this sunken level also blurs the boundaries between the interior and the backyard and seems like the perfect place to host a great summer party. A small barbecue area and a lavish outdoor court add to the ambiance of this interactive zone.
The townhouse in focus has the living areas kitchen and dining space nestled on the lower level while the top floor houses the bedrooms and the bathrooms. Large openings in the ceiling of the lower level bring in ample natural light during the daytime as do the sliding glass doors connecting the kitchen with the simple rear courtyard