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
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.
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 Breezehouse is popular prefab home maker Blu Homes’ most iconic home and for good reason. Named because of its glass walls that can fold open at the owners’ whim the breathtaking 2978-square-foot abode instantly becomes one with its surroundings making for some spectacular entertaining possibilities. Its eco-conscious features also allow it $15000 in average energy savings over 10 years.
Adding a contemporary extension to a timeless structure is always a risky proposition as one needs to take both the aesthetic and structural demands into consideration. Architects decided to go for a glazed glass pavilion with a dark steel and aluminum frame so as to make the transition from the stone walls to the contemporary materials as elegant as possible.
Spread across three different levels the overhang of each higher level provides ample shade for the balcony and outdoor living spaces on the level below. A gorgeous backyard with an impressive garden becomes an extension of the living area indoors thanks to the seamless connectivity offered by glass doors.
What’s better than a modern home? Why a modular modern home of course! Prefabricated dwellings not only cut construction time in half (or even down to a matter of days) they’re also typically more eco-friendly because they produce less waste. They often ring in at a lower pricepoint as well