One of the most impressive features of the trendy new rear expansion is the sunken living area kitchen and dining space which neatly sit between the tranquil pond on one side and a refreshing pool on the other. This large space acts as the social area of the revamped residence and allows for greater interaction between family members
So what better way to cap off this year and head into 2015 than by taking a look at this fabulous 17th century Grade II Listed cottage in that has acquired a smart contemporary extension! A project completed by Jonathan Tuckey Design in collaboration with Eastabrook Architects the Yew Tree House steals the show with its innovative makeover.
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
Bringing together energy-efficient design an abundance of daylight contemporary elegance and complete privacy in a grand fashion the in Winter Haven leaves you spellbound. Designed by Max Strang Architecture the lovely house sits on the edge of a tranquil lake in Central Florida with its expansive deck space in the rear offering unabated lake views. The structure of the Lakehouse was designed as individual wooden volumes that are encased in a white stucco shell to ensure that the interior stays cool even on hot summer days.
The exterior of in uses natural and aged materials that include travertine blocks in various shades giving it a unique and exceptional façade. This is combined with rusticated timber concrete and steel to shape a house that blends complete privacy with lovely outdoor living spaces.
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.
The stylish home offers the perfect blend of traditional and modern elements and its exceptional layout makes it even more special. Bold innovative and yet tasteful it obviously can be easily turned into a family home as well.