Having started as an idea for a cabin that floats on water ever so gently the ended up as a cabin on stilts that still allows its owner to enjoy live on a lake without breaking the local building codes.
Moving away from materials like wood and plaster it is concrete blocks metal sheets and un-fired bricks that shape this modern-industrial home in a neighborhood with rich industrial heritage.
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.
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.
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.
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.