Rusted steel panels also make their presence felt as they create a more private upper level even while giving the homeowners ample privacy. It is the basement that contains the garage along with the first level of the music studio and home theater with the ground floor hosting the public and guest spaces. An open living area with a stunning brass fireplace becomes the focal point here.
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.
On the lower level it is the double-height living area that steals the show with kitchen and dining on one side and an elegant sitting area on the other. Litecrete precast concrete panels and wooden ceiling and partitions offer ample textural contrast in a modern home that is both cheerful and polished.
€ 12000 of the total budget were used to improve the energy-efficiency insulation and structural integrity of the old house while € 6000 went towards giving the interior a contemporary transformation.
It is barely surprising news to know that we are increasingly moving away from nature and are stuck in a world dominated by concrete glass cement and stone. The urban landscape has barely any space for nature at its vibrant best.
Nestled on one of Spain’s most popular tourist destination the designed by Carles Oliver is a project that gives life to an abandoned old home on a restrictive budget. Instead of tearing down the existing home and its jaded walls was utilized to give it a modern and sensible facelift.