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.
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.
The overwhelming influence of Japanese design is apparent from the very beginning as one comes across a lovely stone garden and a stylish entrance that reminds us of a typical Japanese garden. An art gallery with sleek minimal design sits on the opposite side of the spacious pool house that offers unabated views of the lake thanks to the extensive use of glass. The interior is covered in teak floors plaster walls and a wood ceiling to give it a peaceful and organic ambiance.
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.
An important thing to keep in mind is that anyone can discover a sensual setting such as this – beauty is discovered by those willing to indulge in their senses. Take inspiration from the Baleia Condo and tie natural details into your home – you too can experience what it feels like to live in a beautiful dream.
There’s something truly unique about this loft–low maintenance yet artistically curated. From the collection of plants and quirky finds displayed under cloches on the table by the windows to the assortment of indoor plants that add a fresh dose of greenery special flourishes are interspersed throughout the home:
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.