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!
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.
Another beautiful lakefront home that does a phenomenal job of blending with its surroundings is the Miño River House in Galicia. The inventive design of the residence presents a semi-buried unit of the house that features the living area dining space and the kitchen which seem to disappear into the side of the hill.
Okay so the beautiful Floating House designed by architect Dymitr Malcew is not really a home located on the edge of a lake. In fact it is even better as it turns any lake or river into your personal retreat as you float your way to paradise!
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.
It is amazing how the unique challenges that the topography creates often result in the conceptualization of some stunning homes that bring together innovative architecture and extraordinary views. Surrounded by natural rocks lush green landscape and overlooking the gorgeous and the spectacular Mediterranean Sea the in draws you in with its imaginative and dynamic façade. Designed by BLANKPAGE Architects the house is located on a sloped terrain which shapes its overall contours and expansive interiors spread across four levels.
The design of the house was conceptualized to ensure that it will serve the young family for the next couple of decades even as its needs start to rapidly grow. Five bedrooms and bathrooms on the top level and flexible outdoor spaces that extend the living area outside complete this exquisite Melbourne residence.