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 ambiance inside the urbane residence seems to be inspired by the design style of top-notch luxury hotels and the presence of polished glossy surfaces adds to this appeal. Complete with a private balcony alfresco dining and a dynamic indoor-outdoor interplay this exclusive home in Perth brings together form and function with plenty of flair!
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.
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.
Moving away from the design of traditional cabin retreats and swapping the classic woodsy mountain cabin style for versatility and sustainability the Delta Shelter in Mezama is truly ‘one of a kind’. This gorgeous cabin crafted by Olson Kundig Architects in steel and plywood minimizes wastage of material while giving its owners a low-maintenance sturdy getaway that will serve them for decades to come
A serene natural pond next to the entrance welcomes you to the home which boasts an interior draped in heavy wooden tones and a simple neutral color palette. Large glass windows in every room ensure that the view outside becomes a dynamic background defining the ambiance of each space and adding new colors with the changing seasons
The cantilevered cabin has a footprint of just 200 feet and yet offers a living space of spread across several levels. Its uncomplicated design coupled with adaptable features turn it into an absolute delight!