Then you also have the charm of a revitalized interior that is filled with a flood of natural light. The gorgeous is another perfect case in the point as a glazed contemporary rear extension completely alters this classic British home. The task of giving this dreary residence a new lease of life fell upon UVArchitects who added the rear extension as a transition zone between the existing home and the small rear garden.
It is amazing how jaded life makes us as we grow older and the fascination that we have for little things seems to fade away all too soon in the real world. Yet some things remain constant like our love all things that fly high in the air and a desire to find a quiet lonely nook that takes us away from the rush of the world.
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.
The new house was inspired by the rich mining and agricultural heritage of the region and a gabled roof with its distinctive charm epitomizes this look. Two different units carefully stacked next to one another shape the fabulous and tranquil retreat with the living area kitchen and dining on the top level and the bedrooms on the lower floor.
One enter the top wooden level of the floor on street level and instantly notices the charm of Cape Cod and the surrounding landscape becoming a part of the overall design. With its unique silhouette the house seems striking and yet surprisingly non-intrusive even as the top level master suite and guest suites offer amazing view of the Bay area and beyond. A glass walkway connects these two wings with the lower level housing the stylish living space large kitchen dining and other public zones.
Designed by OOOOX this Czech apartment firmly avoids the use of bold colors as it only uses white and gray along with smart wooden accents and architectural features that anchor and delineate spaces. The living room floor plan is simple and uncomplicated with the kitchen and dining area finding space next to the living zone with ease. A large sectional in gray shares space along with the breakfast bar and the kitchen island of sorts even as metallic rods help shape a beautiful and unique open shelf that instantly steals the spotlight!
Large oversized pendants above the dining table give a dash of industrial vibe to the dining area with empty corners being turned into the kids’ playarea with the simple use of a teepee. Comfortable bedrooms with attached bathrooms and ample closet room complete a stylish home that easily adapts to the various needs of its denizens.