We end by shining the spotlight on the home of Alina Preciado featured on Houzz. This white-walled urban loft in New York boasts elements of industrial style but rather than showcasing brick walls this space makes use of white paint to create a striking contrast between dark and light.
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.
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 …
Coupled with beautiful blinds the room makes it possible for inhabitants to switch between complete privacy and unhindered views with the simple flick of a button! A spa-like contemporary bathroom with a standalone tub completes this dazzling beach house.
An open living room a large dining area and a trendy ergonomic kitchen are housed on the same level as the patio and offer equally remarkable ocean views. With its incredible glass walls the bedroom is another showstopper that ensures the owners of the Rockledge Residence wake up to the sight of deep blue waters every single morning.
The crystals make the fixture look like it was left out in the snow and is as if the grand pine trees living outside the windows had begun to grow indoors. The fixture was designed to visually bring the outside into the interior and can be seen for miles away on the snowy mountaintop.
There is an understated touch of cool Coastal style throughout the house which is coupled with smart Mediterranean overtones. The interior embraces the cool neutral color palette used outside and seems like a natural extension of the spectacular landscape.