As if you’d need another example of “concrete creativity” here’s a house that’s extensively using concrete to define its sophisticated interiors. Built by the folks at Oooox the home features subtle textures mixed with wood and white lacquered furniture which helps steer it away from the roots of industrial design — the design style from which concrete walls draw their inspiration.
An open-plan living area kitchen and dining space occupy the lower level of the house while the private quarters are housed on the top floor. Several comfy nooks and sitting areas that offer unabated framed views of the outdoors are cleverly incorporated throughout the house.
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.
Passive solar heating and natural ventilation play a key role in shaping the Appleton Living. Instead of opting for high-tech alternatives that are both costly and often unnecessary the home relies on smart design and inherent eco-friendly features to save up on energy.
Tucked underneath the living zone a multi-functional recreational space ensures the family takes advantage of both modern design and exceptional landscapes. A glass wall separates this space from the indoor pool allowing natural light to flood the interiors.
The entrance of the Beverly Hills homes sports a fabulous water and fire feature that gives you a glimpse of the visual contrasts that await inside. Designers bring together a multitude of elements such as glass water and wood to create an interesting and inimitable setting that is full of surprises. A lovely infinity edge pool refreshing Jacuzzi and a series of outdoor patios not only allow you enjoy the life outdoors but also offer unabated views of green canopy and distant skyscrapers.