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
Doing precisely this is the latest private residence designed by Norbert Dalsass that brings together a variety of natural materials while creating a unique and tranquil getaway that’s all about the nature world outside! The façade of the instantly charms you with its combination of clean straight lines lovely wooden surfaces and a distinct stone wall.
Tall ceilings ample natural ventilation and smart artificial lighting combine to give the interior a cheery ambiance. This ‘multipurpose zone’ can be configured to fit your particular needs with a simple change of decor and accessories. The first floor houses the home office along with the living area modern kitchen dining space and a lovely patio.
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
The transition between the traditional stone wall structure on the lower level and the contemporary wooden and glass edifice seems both intriguing and appealing giving the home an exceptional identity of its own.
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.
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