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.
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
Extending the living space outside this expansive deck offers unabated views while staying visually connected with the dining space and the kitchen indoors. Housed on the top floor this level also contains the living area.
The ÁBATON ÁPH80’s grey fiber cement board facade gives it a unique look that distinguishes it from other modular homes while Spanish Fir timber panels give the 27-square-meter interior a warm but modern feel
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.
The open-plan living area kitchen and dining space are visually connected with the backyard at all times even as a simple neutral color palette gives the interior a contemporary vibe. Ample natural light along with the high ceiling of the living area ensures that the villa has a spacious airy interior
Doubling as both a home studio and a lavish residence architect Maria Jose Trejos ensured that it offers all the comforts of a lovely modern home even while cutting back on construction cost and energy needs.