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.
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 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.
The building has its own little garden space which is shared with the original home a private entrance that is not connected with the main entryway and can be turned into a completely independent home down the line. A neutral color palette wooden accents and a splash of green turn this adaptable addition into a modern delight.
There are times when you need to find that ideal balance between modernity and vernacular design and occasions when you can overload on the former while ignoring the latter. The owners of were keen on incorporating the unique identity of the city of while ensuring that contemporary ergonomics and comfort were never sacrificed.
Part of a sensible and inventive renovation project dubbed and carried out by Franz&Sue the delightful new avatar of this once forgotten shed showcases how old structures can be carefully altered to meet modern demands.
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
Locally sourced natural stone reclaimed brick limestone and bespoke steel elements combine to give the home a unique and exceptional appeal. The top level draped in wood and large glass doors sliding windows and walls create even greater textural contrast with a neutral color palette and warm lighting shaping an inviting setting.