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.
The house was specifically crafted to ensure that there was ample space for their 18 bikes and is placed on a lot overlooking an ‘intersection of two major bike routes’ in the. All this adds up to one ingenious residence that brings style functionality and even fitness together!
It is the middle floor that houses the two bedrooms and bathrooms along with a lovely entry. The prefabricated cabin wastes as little as possible both in terms of time and materials while matching most other mountain getaways in terms of comfort and aesthetics.
Let’s start off with a handsome house by modular housing heavyweight Resolution 4: Architecture. Called the Swingline Home this Hamptons vacation home is made of 7 stacked boxes manufactured by Simplex Industries and features two master suites five bathrooms and many luxurious amenities like a pool and roof deck putting to rest the idea that prefab homes need to be ho-hum.
While it might look like an alien spaceship that landed in the middle of a field WG3’s Hypercubus is actually a miniature hotel room that allows guests to experience modular living on a small scale for a few days. Meant to be an oasis that draws the surrounding landscape indoors the minimalist accommodations are surprisingly spacious on the inside thanks to a cozy lofted bedroom.
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.
The ÁBATON ÁPH80’s grey fiber cement board facade gives it a unique look that distinguishes it from other modular homes while Spanish Fir timber panels give the 27-square-meter interior a warm but modern feel