Architects from chose concrete as they felt that its raw appeal was more in tune with the original façade of the house. The vertical openings of the extension are crafted to match the existing style of the house while warm wooden tones and a neutral color palette grace the home indoors.
High concrete walls wood and glass are combined elegantly to shape the large entry that adds drama and exclusivity to the residence. A spacious open living area welcomes you with a fabulous fireplace at its heart and a smart kitchen in the backdrop.
Downtown is renowned for its beautiful industrial lofts that tend to combine the modern with the classic design style that is so unique to the city. While this stylish loft townhouse in the neighborhood does not embrace any industrial overtones it sure charms you with its smart usage of available space and proximity to the bustling English Bay.
The street façade of the house itself is draped in trendy stoic grey and its design ensures that there is ample privacy. Large wooden doors lead to the front porch that charms with a Zen-style landscape complete with a beautiful pond at its heart.
When it comes to designing urban homes located on a compact lot in a busy neighborhood one key factor is the balance between privacy and the smart utilization of available space. Located in the iconic city of the is a stylish private hub that combines a touch of minimalism with contemporary aesthetics and inviting warmth.
How about a lakeside home that is perched atop a cliff surrounded by plenty of greenery and can only be accessed by a boat? Yup sounds absolutely perfect and the Gambier Island House near in British Columbia is one such lakefront home that brings this perfect dream to life!
Each room was carefully crafted to ensure that one space flows into the next and the transition is organic. Concrete gives the home a tinge of sustainability by keeping the house cool in summers and it also offers durability. The decor is kept largely simple with very few pops of bright color while clean straight lines usher in contemporary charm.