Going green is as much about smart design as it is about utilizing modern technology that cuts back on energy-consumption and carbon footprint. Dubbed the in the is all about clever utilization of energy-conserving materials op-notch insulation and material minimalism.
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.
The street façade of the home reveals little as its gray exterior promises complete privacy. A vibrant door in orange enlivens the entrance and as you step in you will notice that the home opens up towards the rear garden with a sweeping and cheerful interior.
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.
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.