Accommodating an old couple who still find their delight in work and their extended family this gorgeous home in Canada overlooks the tranquil ocean and the lovely landscape beyond.
A contemporary home next to a lovely golf course and surrounded by ample greenery the in Guatemala balances nature and vernacular design with modernity and sophistication. It is not just contrasting design styles that come together here as the house also aims to create a curated balance between various natural elements – earth wind water and fire!
Smart lighting and a flood of natural light combine to provide even illumination even as the wooden floor in the dining room living room and family area ushers in even more warmth. Natural stone wall sections and cozy niches put the final touches on this altered Spanish residence
Closely working with the owner of this once dissolute home the architects used locally sourced materials an open plan living and large sliding glass doors and windows to create an inviting and refreshing living environment. Right next to the living area kitchen and dining is the master bedroom on one side while on the other side sits a smaller second bedroom with bathroom.
This move towards big cities is even more prominent in the East with villages in countries like China and India facing the glowing problem of urban rush. Nestled in one such small suburban village of Beijing is the gorgeous – a home that was originally built in the 70’s and abandoned over the decades as its owners moved to the heart of Beijing.
To bring in ample natural light a large section of one of the external walls was replaced with a glass wall even as unnecessary internal partitions were removed to create a loft-like common space.
The result is a captivating home and an even more exquisite backyard where one can enjoy the natural landscape beyond even while soaking in the warmth from the fireplace!
The stretch of concrete in the living area flows into the upper level kitchen and even makes its presence felt at the wooden deck and garden space. Colorful floor tiles bring excitement to the kitchen even as white and gray shape much of the backdrop.