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 design studio built four houses – which was out of the request of the client – strategically using every corner on the plot of land. That way they revealed the true magnificence of the surrounding landscape and atmosphere.
Accessible via an intermediary floor the home’s four levels were designed to offer both entertaining and private zones. The top floor is dedicated to private spaces like the master bedroom and children’s rooms alongside a large panoramic terrace.
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.
The double-height living space boasts a 14-meter-high structural glass wall protecting an inviting relaxation and entertaining zone. Here the Horse Lamp by Moooi sits next to Mies van der Rohe’s black Barcelona Chairs and a staircase leads up to the modern dining zone separated from the kitchen by a bamboo-decaled glass wall.
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.
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.