Giving an old ranch-style Residence in Texas a new lease of life by altering its floor plan and turning its aging interior into a comfortable modern living space and working zone co(X)ist Studio completely transform the Y House.
The spacious home across two levels was built within a budget of and promises to serve the family with two kids efficiently for the next two decades. For most modern couples such a home is an absolute dream and helps them save for a future project that is more lavish and offers a dream escape for the second half of their lives! It is the use of concrete and metal that significantly reduce construction costs along with innovative building techniques and a predisposition towards minimalism.
Black has been cleverly used throughout starting from the pivoting front door to the garage and the relaxing bedrooms – life at this feels both relaxing and energizing at the same time.
A large myrtle tree provides natural shade to those enjoying on the porch or even in the garden while a neutral backdrop and reclaimed materials fashion a serene living environment.
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.
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.