But the exterior contours were kept as untouched as possible to ensure that the renovation was both economical and aesthetically pleasing. A lovely little living area sits next to a beautiful kitchen and dining space which are all visually connected to the spacious backyard.
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.
The key to getting this look at home: exposed elements (such as ducts and piping) brick walls and an effort to deviate from pure industrial pieces by peppering your space with unexpected touches. Go modern. Go classic. The result will be interesting and weathered.
Nestled on the beautiful banks of Whitefish Lake in Montana this stunning pool house and spa could easily be confused with something that originated in the Far East. This ravishing retreat is inspired by profound and serene Oriental overtones and spending time here is all about taking in the scenic beauty outside while having your senses pampered with unending opulence. Designed by architect of CTA Architects Engineers this tranquil getaway draped in a cloak of green creates a beautiful balance between organic design and natural goodness.
The ambiance of the home is inviting and unassuming creating a sense of serenity the moment you step in. Unlike many other houses the master suite kids’ bedrooms with bunk beds and guest rooms occupy the lower level of the residence while the top two floors hold the public spaces. This was done to ensure that the living areas got the best possible views while the bedrooms combined a smart blend of privacy and openness.
How would you like to spend your days taking in the sight of imposing mountains and the lovely Lake Lugano with the sight of Milan in the distance on a clear day? With its striking contours and sleek urban look designed by Philipp Architekten promises all that and a whole lot more.
Whether global climate change is truly catastrophic or an exaggerated truth opting for a home that is energy-efficient has plenty of perks not just for the planet but also for the consumer. This is precisely why a growing number of homeowners are starting to take a turn towards renovation projects that are both stylish and sustainable.