A striking staircase connects the various levels of the house while offering geometric contrast in a space that is dominated by clean straight lines. The curving staircase also acts as a divider between the master suite and the kids’ wing on the top floor.
Centered around a peaceful minimalist lifestyle the residence also has an interesting ability — the exterior can be folded up onto itself to secure the home for transport or when the owners are away for extended periods of time.
The circular holes in the façade make up the most interesting visual feature of the home even as they bring natural ventilation indoors during the day and add ambient lighting to the walkway outside at night. Complete with cozy bedrooms lavish bathrooms and a home spa this villa tries its very best to bring classic California charm to the Italian countryside!
The concept of extending a traditional home without actually altering its street façade is quickly transforming old residences into stylish modern hubs. Located in the serene suburb of Australia the is one such gorgeous project that has seen a contemporary two-level structure being added to the existing Edwardian cottage
By utilizing a lightweight single-ply roof the need for additional support beams was eliminated and the pre-cast concrete floor tiles and kitchen island complement the old façade. The color palette is kept as simple and neutral as possible and sliding glass doors ensure that the extension is always connected with the garden landscape.
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!
It has been a year of amazing design inspiration and ingenious renovations have led the way with their unique blend of the old and the new. Adaptive reuse has been one of the top themes of the architectural world in 2014 and it is set to continue for years to come as homeowners and architects turn towards more sustainable and cost-effective design practices