The unique architectural demands of townhouses and their narrow structures often result in some of the most fascinating and creative design solutions that you will ever come across. Brighton is a vibrant and hip beach-side suburb of that seems to be quickly becoming a hotspot for some of the most elegant and exquisite contemporary homes in Australia
The smart use of black brings a sense of drama and excitement while the warmth of wood helps shape an inviting setting. The ground floor of the house contains a garage entry bike shop and an exercise room while the main floor houses the living area and guest rooms.
While we have seen some awe-inspiring shipping container homes in the past this one stands in its own class in terms of both luxury and the sheer living space that it offers. The large social space on the ground floor acts as both an open living zone and the home studio
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.
Adding to its sustainability quotient is the fact that the structure was built around an existing cedar tree also giving it a sense of exclusivity. With reduced energy consumption a rainwater harvesting system and a reflective roof the house does all it can to cut down on its carbon footrprint.
The interior of the home was altered radically eliminating the dull and dreary look that it previously was stuck with while making a turn towards cheerful contemporary allure. White is the color that is used extensively to shape the backdrop while pops of turquoise rustic Spanish decor and smart pendants usher in visual and textural contrast
Here is another home that seems to gravitate towards white with wooden surfaces breaking up the sense of monotony. A large walk-in pantry was one of the essential features that the clients demanded and this is cleverly connected with the kitchen along with a simple workstation.