Working within constraints of rigid bushfire safety norms along with the very specific demands of the clients Field Office Architecture managed to craft a masterpiece on the side of Mount Macedon! Dubbed this unique and striking contemporary home combines smart architecture with eco-sensitive design to fashion a living environment that is both relaxing and captivating. To minimize impact on the lot and to give those inside a wonderful view of the bushland and beyond the residence sits partially on stilts and has a cantilevered façade.
At this contemporary residence in dubbed this honor goes to a stunning three-story dark wall that was carefully adorned with polished black river pebbles. Carefully selected pebbles were even more judiciously put in place by 5 workers over a course of three long months to achieve this mesmerizingly unique feature wall.
Apart from altering the floor plan of the house and reworking the plumbing and electrical installations the addition focused on bring in natural ventilation even while preserving a sense of privacy. The top level guest room and library features a glass floor that allows light to filter through to the lower level even as cleverly placed skylights do the trick in bathrooms and bedrooms.
Color scheme inside the beach house is neutral with pops of yellow and green ushering in color while a cool fireplace and a contemporary staircase with glass railing connects the two levels of the relaxing home. A simple deck and patio complete this contemporary beach house which charms you with its exceptional form.
When a fire wiped out 4.5 acres of lush forest in Colorado along with a small cabin at its heart it inadvertently opened up the property for a bigger and bolder mountain home. Instead of going down the contemporary path homeowners of along with the creative minds at Renée del Gaudio took the classic route!
It is the unassuming simplicity and timeless charm of Japanese architecture that inspired the form of this cabin-style home nestled at an altitude of 6800 feet above sea level. With a simple floor plan breezy flow of natural light and seamless interaction between public and private spaces the eco-friendly home designed by Baosol wins you over instantly.
The living area is open inviting and is draped in a layer of hardwood. It is a bespoke shelf in wood and metal that grabs your attention here and becomes the bright and beautiful focal point of an otherwise neutral setting.