If there is one thing that winter reminds us of each year it is the value of a home with proper insulation. Nestled in a lovely little neighborhood of Spain is a private residence that was originally built in 1984
While the classic exterior of the house spread across three expansive levels is kept intact it is the interior that welcomes you with contemporary decor and lighting fixtures from the likes of Jimmie Martin and Tom Dixon.
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.
Building an unabashedly contemporary home in a neighborhood filled with classic Edwardian homes can be a challenging task indeed. But the creative folks from b. e. architecture took up this challenge and delivered a stunning private residence that combines sleek minimalism with a restrained color palette and textural contrast
Adding to this exclusive list is the dramatic which seems to rope you in with its charming façade in glass render and timber. Two narrow townhouses were chiseled out of a narrow lot by Sketch Building Design and shaped into ergonomic family homes with modern flair.
Private spaces are housed on the second floor while the top level features the terrace and the sundeck. Even though this is a shipping container home it seems to match any other house both in terms of comfort and spaciousness
The striking two-story modern addition sits at the rear of the house and uses expansive glass windows and doors to connect the interior with the backyard. Designed by Steve Domoney Architecture the sparkling extension is barely visible from the street yet it efficiently expands the living area of the home.