Modern homes are all about creating a dynamic and seamless interaction between the indoors and the surrounding landscape. The in Italy is another such stylish residence that accentuates the relationship between nature and architecture by using several green design solutions.
Designed by Christopher Simmonds Architect the elegant is located in the beautiful landscape just outside the city of Ottawa. Combining sleek urban design with rustic charm the luxurious house seamlessly integrates two contrasting design styles to offer a tranquil modern setting. Surrounded by lush green vegetation and offering a lovely view of the Gatineau River in the distance this exceptional home also boasts textural and spatial balance.
Architects from Minarc made a conscious effort to ensure that the materials used to craft the home were as organic and green as possible. Promoting a healthy lifestyle and blending functionality with form effortlessly the gorgeous Venice residence offer a warm and friendly ambiance.
Elaborate glass windows and doors connect the living area with the extravagant outdoor patio that sports a large swimming pool and a fabulous deck. Just one look at the patio with its huge seating area and fireplace and you will quickly realize that space is not a constraint at the Badger Mountain House!
The exterior of the house takes its inspiration from Japanese design as clean lines and a semi-minimalist approach give the structure a very unique understated style. Exposed concrete is combined with warm wooden surfaces to create an inviting setting. Once inside large pendant light installations exquisite decor and a cool color palette take over. One can’t help but notice an unmistakable Asian style indoors as stylish wooden accents offer the necessary textural contrast.
Instead of starting from scratch the architects converted the existing living areas into cozy bedrooms and other private spaces while a brand new wing was added to accommodate a new living room dining area and kitchen. Opening up into the yard this new extension is clad in Australian Hardwood while a metal cladding lends able support. The design is simple efficient and reminds us of prefab metallic homes. Large sliding glass doors connect this entire area with the yard in a seamless manner.
Architects of the villa have employed both concrete and glass extensively to bring in the urbane appeal while the use of wood has been kept to a minimum. With the living area and the bedrooms offering unabated 270 degree views of the gorgeous landscape all around House Lombardo is well and truly a dream home to drool over!