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.
Private spaces are housed on the second floor while the top level features the terrace and the sundeck. Even though this is a shipping container home it seems to match any other house both in terms of comfort and spaciousness
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.
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.
Vahrn is a quiet little place located in the province of South Tyrol Italy. Surrounded by a beautiful natural landscape this picturesque Italian countryside setting seems like the perfect spot for a gorgeous modern home that combines the contemporary with the classic
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.
A stunning home theater with plush seating in vivacious purple completes this twin level. The first floor contains twin bedrooms while the second story houses the master bedroom and bathroom. A spiral staircase leads to the mezzanine level above containing the home office and also a gorgeous roof terrace.