A young family with a young vision–these are the people who live in the Echo Beach house in Vancouver. Seen as a sustainable building the house allows for a green wall install if the owners will ever fancy it and is solar ready. But the feature that strikes us most is the expansive use of concrete not only to strengthen the whole structure of the house but also for its ease of maintenance and the overall wow factor it gives the whole interior.
Elegantly positioned in São Sebastião Brazil the effortlessly serves as a model for Zen-inspired architecture. Wouldn’t it be amazing to live in an environment where the only sounds you hear are those of trickling waters and song ballads from blissful birds? Heaven on earth is not just a myth.
Tucked underneath the living zone a multi-functional recreational space ensures the family takes advantage of both modern design and exceptional landscapes. A glass wall separates this space from the indoor pool allowing natural light to flood the interiors.
Perched atop a steep slope that offers unobstructed views of this summer home was designed by CCS Architecture to make the most of the narrow lot that it occupies. Dubbed the this gorgeous retreat is spread across three lavish levels that are all clad in pleasing neutral tones.
Combining stunning natural views with luxurious contemporary delights the modern four-level villa pampers your senses in every way possible. Set in a rustic backdrop the impressive façade of the residence is distinct and stands out instantly.
Architects of the villa have employed both concrete and glass extensively to bring in the urbane appeal while the use of wood has been kept to a minimum. With the living area and the bedrooms offering unabated 270 degree views of the gorgeous landscape all around House Lombardo is well and truly a dream home to drool over!
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.