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.
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.
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 .
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.
Part of the charm of this unique makeover is the way in which the new home still proudly showcases the marks of its storied past with exposed brick and cement wall sections finding a place next to more polished modern finishes.
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.