Carefully placed windows across the two different levels of the house offer wonderful view of the landscape while an exclusive glass observatory / sunroom provides even more mesmerizing views. It is hard to find an escape that is more reclusive and magical than this Andes retreat.
This inimitable approach to textural contrast and design is carried indoors with smooth Venetian finishes standing next to custom ribbed walls in an effortless manner. Natural light and a neutral color scheme anchored in white bring a cheerful and contemporary appeal even as a lovely wooden deck and green wall complete the outdoor retreat.
On the eco-friendly side of things an 8.4 KW photovoltaic panel is used to provide electricity for the house even as top-notch insulation and passive heating techniques cut back on power consumption. Add to this LED lighting and EnergyStar appliances and you have a revitalized residence where life is both merry and green!
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!
A DLM Architects design the house does all it can to leave the already present and extensive root system on the lot as undisturbed as possible. Working around the environmental contains and maximizing solar gain along with natural light the house is a masterpiece in eco-friendly architecture.
Rearranging the space internally across two different levels the new interior feels uncluttered spacious and cheerful without trying too hard. An intermediate level between the lower level and the upper private floor was added to link both the levels even while maximizing space.
Turning an 1850’s farmhouse into a modern home often means a careful compromise between the old and the new. But the in seems nothing like a revamped farmhouse when you look at it from a distance.
Nestled in an area renowned for cross-country skiing finds an exquisite balance between modern minimalism and classic Scandinavian design. Designed by Aslak Haanshuus Arkitekter the cabin is made of 12 triangular planes and its sheltered L-shaped ends keep the interior toasty warm!