Most often home renovations are a part of accommodating the expanding needs of a growing family. This fabulous renovation and extension project in Israel was carried out by Mia Maik and Gilad Maik of the Maik Architects as they wished to convert the old house of their parents into a beautiful modern residence that would accommodate the needs of their young family. While the renovation project is aimed at bringing a distinct contemporary flair to the space there was a sincere effort made in trying to keep the unique and nostalgic charm of the existing structure intact.
A stunning rain shower from Dornbracht and a laid-back and soothing Japanese bath house complete the spa section of this amazing house. A fully equipped gym further ensures that you have everything you need to relax rejuvenate and replenish at this remarkable escape.
The interior is clad in cool neutral colors with white and grey taking up much of the space. A sleek and stylish living room a contemporary kitchen and an elegant dining room are all combined in an open floor plan. A moat-like water feature that surrounds the house offers a sense of security even while enhancing the dramatic look of the place.
Located on a 2500-square-meter property on the hillside near the historic center of Brasov Romania the impressive concrete and glass residential construction designed by Romanian architect Horia Reit is partly covered in zinc exploring the unique versatility of this material. Designed for a young successful entrepreneur and his family the expansive luxury residence was carved into the hillside extending toward the breathtaking landscape.
Nestled at the foot of the imposing Badger Mountain and overlooking the beautiful Columbia River this elegant modern residence is all about blurring the lines between the indoors and the scenery outside. Designed by First Lamp Architecture the lavish residence tries to blend in with the beautiful countryside while clean well defined design and plush decor give it a sleek and posh appeal. Located in the quiet little town of Richland Washington the was designed with the primary goal of fulfilling the needs of a large family while bringing some urbane style to a rustic setting.
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.
Lighting plays a key role in defining the ambiance of the Martis Camp House as a dazzling combination of pendant and recessed fixtures along with gorgeous cascading chandeliers ensure that there is never a dull moment in this tranquil escape. Spacious opulent and idyllic this is indeed a great way to discover (or rediscover) the magic of the Sierra Nevada!