Using a sustainable non-wood product) as its main building material the beautiful house does all it can to ensure that it leaves as small a carbon footprint as possible both during and after construction.
A smart private entrance leads to the lower living area of the house that also features a guest suite along with other public spaces. An unassuming living area with plush modern decor an all-white kitchen with wooden accents and an elegant dining space complete the living zone. Opening up towards the deck space outside the area is enlivened by ample natural ventilation.
The ambiance inside the urbane residence seems to be inspired by the design style of top-notch luxury hotels and the presence of polished glossy surfaces adds to this appeal. Complete with a private balcony alfresco dining and a dynamic indoor-outdoor interplay this exclusive home in Perth brings together form and function with plenty of flair!
Doubling as both a home studio and a lavish residence architect Maria Jose Trejos ensured that it offers all the comforts of a lovely modern home even while cutting back on construction cost and energy needs.
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.
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.
We at Decoist do spend most of our time trying to unearth amazing homes and design inspirations from all across the planet and bring them to our readers. And the rest of the time is spent ogling additional beautiful homes! But we also absolutely love eco-friendly structures and sustainable design that take us towards a better tomorrow.