A series of gardens courtyards and rooms create the lower level of the house that contains the living spaces with the top floor holding the bedrooms. It is white stained cladding that gives the house a unique façade and also filters in sunlight without completely opening up the home.
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!
A TV wall in gray with fireplace below becomes focal point of the living room while a spacious dining room with smart pendant lighting sits next to it. A Corner kitchen with a sparkling blend of recessed lights and pendants completes this charming setting.
With relaxing contemporary bedrooms and spa-styled bathrooms it is white and gray that define the color palette inside this exquisite Californian home. A vegetable garden and smart home workspaces complete a transformation that is both innovative and enduring.
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.
It is Corten steel that gives this Aussie home its exceptional appeal as it adds both color and textural beauty to the structure. The custom corten panels were designed by the architects to improve the fire safety of the house and to shield it from the harsher elements of the bushland.
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.