When it comes to revamping old houses with a heritage façade and giving them a contemporary new makeover it is often the rear extension that comes to the rescue. The advantages of a smart modern extension that acts as an interface between the interior and the backyard go beyond the obvious. For starters this allows architects to work within existing building norms and to preserve the classic appeal of traditional homes without sacrificing on functionality.
Apart from the living room TV wall a cozy nook in the corner a reading space with sleek floor lamp and comfy chair along with the bedroom cabinets use wood in a light grain making a big difference to the overall ambiance. Dashing pendants in black nifty LED lighting and fabulous recessed lights complete a home that feels relaxing and ravishing.
Smart architecture is all about adapting to the landscape even while flawlessly serving the needs of those residing within a structure. It is a delicate balance that is enhanced by elegant aesthetics and contemporary overtones.
Part of a beautiful neighborhood that is filled with elegant Victorian Houses the seems like just any other classic home in Victoria. But step inside and then things change dramatically as this 1880’s residence opens up into a gorgeous and cheerful contemporary space with bedrooms at the front and a dashing living space kitchen and dining area in the rear.
Sliding barn doors large glass windows a metallic frame and woodsy interior usher in plenty of textural beauty even as a steel footbridge and the open deck create a stunning vantage point. Exposed beams crafted using recycled material locally-sourced supplies a 3.5kW photovoltaic panel top-notch insulation and LED lighting combing to ensure that the unique Colorado home is as eco-friendly as possible.
Instead of the going down the classic route of a ‘warm and cozy’ interior the striking residence shoots of a sophisticated and upscale look and pulls it off with panache! From the double doors at the entrance that feature eye-catching artwork to the sunken living space everything here steals the spotlight!
Designed by Ming Architects the house offers much more than just the dramatic feature wall clad in river pebbles as it sits snugly between a koi pond on one side and a swimming pool on the other. The multi-level residence was crafted to combine complete privacy with an open living environment that allows the homeowners to easily friends and family.