Remember the image of beautiful and busy village square with the imposing church at its heart and other smaller shops and homes all around it? Attempting to replicate this nostalgic setting and translating it to the contest of the modern home is the gorgeous in Anzac Bay Waiheke New Zealand.
Clad in white and punctured by the beautiful placed windows throughout the structure the façade is a blend of traditional rural design and modern aesthetics with insulation and privacy being top priorities.
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.
Overlooking the bustling bay area in the distance the lovely home has a striking skillion roof and a large open plan living area with helical stairs on opposite ends. Designed by Vaughn McQuarrie a wall of glass connects the living are of the home on the lower level and the bedroom and home office on the mezzanine level with the view outside.
It is the central courtyard and the garden of the house that define layout of spaces and give this awesome Mexican home its unique identity. Designed by López Duplan Arquitectos the residence is set on a simple rectangular lot and its floor plan maximizes pace even while inviting greenery indoors.
Locally sourced wood and stone were used throughout the house and dying ash trees milled from the lot were used in creating custom furniture and cabinets for the home. But the woodsy goodness does not end there as flooring ceiling panels and eye-catching trim work were also crafted using this wood.
Color palette inside the residence is kept largely neutral with white wood and pops of light blue taking over in each room. A carefully crafted space-savvy kitchen and relaxing bedrooms complete this comfortable modern home set amidst a rustic backdrop.
The glass walls are seamless and there are times when you would believe that the boundaries are simply non-existent! On the inside it is a curated blend of farmhouse aesthetics and modern comfort that take over.
Color is rarely seen here with a neutral palette industrial style lighting minimal bedrooms and the of glass and wood partitions shaping a smart space-savvy interior. A makeover that respects the old even while embracing the new!
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!
The inquisitive cats can meander through the flowing ledge and access different vantage points and trap doors that allow them to navigate through the top two levels of the home.
The list of impressive features at the go beyond just its overall presence as a 25-meter long infinity-edge lap pool double-story music studio in the rear and sweeping living areas steal the show with their sheer flamboyance.
Large glass doors and sweeping glass windows connect the home with the expansive garden and outdoor relaxation zones allowing for a seamless extension of the indoor living area. With the upper level housing the bedrooms and other family areas life at this fully-automated smart home is both comfortable and relaxing.
Natural goodness becomes a part of life at CSF House with the open living space embracing both the green spaces. It is the upper levels that contain the kids’ rooms along with the master bedroom and other private areas.
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.