The slope of the terrain hides the lower level completely from street view while the top floor offers wonderful views of the birch forest and snow-covered winter landscape outside. The kitchen bathroom and dining area are draped in black and have a more polished appeal while bespoke touches set the home apart from its distant neighbors.
It is the use of clerestory windows that adds to the cheerful appeal of the living area which now also contains the dining area and the kitchen. Coupled with and a neutral color palette the rejuvenated space looks vastly different from the original.
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.
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.
Restoring the ruins of this forgotten home and turning it into a comfortable elegant and efficient modern home with an undeniable rustic soul are the creative folk from Christian Taeubert + .
This multi-level makeover improves the interior with a new living area dining room and kitchen on the lower level that open up towards the deck outside. A new upper level contains the bedrooms along with two bedrooms on the existing part of the ground floor.
This is precisely what happens at this exquisite Aussie home as Zen Architects designed an efficient and multi-purpose studio that now sits next to the older residence. The new structure presents a multitude of possibilities and while it is being currently used as an extension of the main house it can also function as a standalone home with complete ease.
A challenging site often produces the most spectacular of homes and ‘taking off’ from the edge of a mountain in Spain; Where epitomizes this in grand fashion. Designed by GRAS arquitectos and overlooking Mallorca from its amazing vantage point this mesmerizing contemporary homme steals the show with a first level that seems to precariously extend outwards.