Large temperature difference between day and night a region that is vulnerable to frequent earthquakes and its isolated presence on a large piece of rural agricultural land were the factors that defined the style and finish of in Colina Santiago .
Despite its warm and inviting appeal clean lines and modern silhouettes ensure that the exterior of the cabin presents a private and distinctly contemporary appeal. All the drainage and electrical pipes have been carefully concealed while a wall of glass opens up the interior to the lake and the scenery outside. A small kitchen dining and living area occupy the lower level with a mezzanine floor bedroom.
Designed by Desai Chia Architecture in collaborating with this dramatic contemporary residence instantly grabs your attention with the 20-foot-long cantilevered upper level and a charred wood exterior that dubbed ‘shou sugi ban’. The dark exterior lets the home standout visually even while ensuring that it melts away into darkness after sunset.
It is the parlor level that contains the ten-foot-high living area with a custom bookshelf that which is cleverly extended to fashion a circulation space for the two cats in the house.
The has a polygon façade and its sash windows were one of the features that the homeowners wanted to preserve. Another distinctive trait of the house is the way in which the new internal walls and partitions sit some way away from the concrete beams and the niche between the two is illuminated using smart accent lighting.
The transformation is anything but mundane with the new floor plan including a dining room within the confines of the kitchen crafted out of wood and glass partitions.
A budget-friendly family home that fits to your specific needs is hard to design but far from impossible. Crafted by 7A Architecture Studio the in offers a cool template for couples starting to plan for their first family home; but on the cheap!
Who wouldn’t love spending a few lovely weekends each summer as they relax in their lake house! And at the heart of every great lake house is the splendid view outside which often ends up being the showstopper of the setting.
Unbelievable as it may sound; this expansive Aussie home does indeed sit exactly between a giant rock on one side of the house and another on the other side! And yet Wolf Architects manages to turn what seems like a crippling handicap into an advantage as they used the rocky terrain to their advantage with a stunning basement that is etched into the formation along with a super-cool six car basement.
A large myrtle tree provides natural shade to those enjoying on the porch or even in the garden while a neutral backdrop and reclaimed materials fashion a serene living environment.
That impact is only accentuated when you use two pitched roofs as this gorgeous contemporary residence in Austin does! Designed by Dick Clark + Associates along with Vinson Radke Homes the exquisite home has a street façade that borrows from the more classic houses in the neighborhood even while standing out visually!
In both the bedroom and the living area it is the fireplace that becomes the focal point of it all with inviting relaxation zones and conversation nooks next to them. White light gray and brown are used to shape the backdrop in each room with festive motifs acting as smart accents in a home where bright colors are a rarity.
Step in and you see an open plan living area that is seamlessly connected with the covered patio outside. Large glass windows and sliding glass doors a staple in most modern homes these days make their presence felt even as their dark frames anchor spaces filled with neutral hues.
The gable roof is a classic that has been eternally linked with the image of a dream family home. It is one of the first things that kids sketch in their art classes and even in a modern setting a gable roof instantly grabs your attention.
A kitchen in white wood and gray a lovely dining room with striking chandelier and bathrooms and bedrooms in white complete this wonderful Texas home where the outdoors gently extend the living space without feeling overwhelming.