This lovely was revamped to serve the needs of an urban family and a new extension gives it a posh refined appeal. Instead of the usual glass and steel framework that is used in many such projects the architects turned toward the raw appeal of concrete here!
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.
The exterior of the house is clad in black to set it apart from the other homes in the area. A gives the façade its unique look while keeping the sun away. Designed by David Edelman Architects the L-shaped home is spread across two different levels with the lower level housing the public spaces and the top floor containing the private quarters.
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!
One of the great things about having a lakefront house is not just the view of the serene water body in the distance but also the fantastic natural landscape that surrounds it. Nestled in a fairy-tale-like setting on the bank of in Italy this heavenly retreat leaves you mesmerized with its sights and sounds.
The interior is connected seamlessly with the large deck outside and the panoramic views become an organic part of the indoors. Blurring this line between the interior and the outdoors played an important role in giving the small house a ‘vacation retreat’ vibe.
The living room presents an exclusive combination of contrasting textures thanks to the use of exposed brick walls in black and wooden wall paneling in an innovative manner. This gives the living area a contemporary yet timeless appeal even as the large low-slung tufted sofa steals the show.