In an effort to create a community within the forest the designers imagined a single plan for all the houses that brings together unity giving the residents both privacy from the outer world while preserving a wholesome amount of intimacy. From the photos it can be assumed the buildings have met and exceeded all expectations.
What is the most important factor when trying to figure out what kind of home you would like to build? Landscape. As soon as you find a plot of land that embodies your inner self then without a doubt inspiration will come knocking on your doors even when you are least expecting it.
Designed by Whipple Russell Architects in a distinct holiday resort style the entire residence is draped in three tiers of greenery and two dazzling water structures that simply take your breath away. Visually grand on the outside the interior of the residence is equally plush as it showcases a classy contemporary style.
If you were thinking of a more conventional rectilinear contemporary home who are we to say no?! But wait till you see what Neumann Mendro Andrulaitis Architects came up with in Santa Barbara — an atypical home with curvilinear forms and exposed concrete that defines it in the most astounding manner. Words just won’t do justice to the Kurth Residence …
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.
Many loft spaces feature an industrial style that includes exposed ducts brick walls and original windows in all of their imperfect glory. Yet our first featured loft is anything but rough around the edges. In fact this space styled by Tom Stringer Design Partners boasts an elegance that takes loft living to an upscale level.
Ready to go industrial? We’re talking brick walls exposed pipes and concrete floors here… This Houston loft showcases the industrial look in spades. Yet this urban space defies stereotype. Interesting touches such as the Poltrona Frau Chester Sofa and the Wooden Chair by Marc Newson add depth and interest as shown in the living room below. This home by CONTENT Architecture is the picture of urban loft living…