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 .
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.
Spatially the three different structures of the house contain three specialized areas with the edifice in the foreground housing the living area kitchen and other public spaces. One of the two rear structures hosts the master bedroom suite with the other containing the kids’ bedroom. An undulating roofscape puts the final touches on a truly mesmerizing lakeside home.
This creates a cheerful and well-kit atmosphere even as the living area flows into kitchen and dining space next to it. Adding another layer of intrigue to the apartment is the use of uncovered thermo-clay bricks in the living area and plasterboard in the bedrooms; giving the new home plenty of visual contrast.
With one of the client being a drummer the architects decided to incorporate the design of the drum kit in a symbolic fashion with thee large circular windows that grace the front and the rear façade of the home.
We are often so embroiled in aesthetics ergonomics and even a dash of luxury that we tend to forget the cost at which all of that comes. For most homeowners across the globe their ‘dream home’ plans start by figuring out the costs involved.