The interior was crafted for a modern family and a casual fun atmosphere is coupled with modern aesthetics and smart ergonomics to fashion a one-of-a-kind setting.
Some of us find our dream home in the small urban apartment that serves as a simple escape and a place to rest and relax in between all the hard work and partying. Others might prefer a magical escape that is nestled in the heart of unadulterated natural beauty and then there are those who are willing to take up the challenge of renovating an old discarded structure into a new house.
Nestled on a lot that offers captivating views of the lush green landscape that surrounds it the house is designed by Randy Bens Architect as a long carved rectangular structure that offers a wonderful covered outdoor space.
Minimal design is inherently eco-friendly as it eliminates clutter and unnecessary use of natural resources. But the stunning in Germany takes the idea of minimalism and sustainability to a whole new level with its ultra-sleek design that is draped in a cloak of energy-neutral features.
It is fascinating to see the blend of contrasting textures throughout the home with specific features such as the fireplace wall and kitchen counter in concrete lovely oak finishes and even exposed timber beams coming together seamlessly.
Built in 1962 the house was too crowded visually unengaging and uninspiring for its new owners who turned to Klopf Architecture for help. The idea behind the complete makeover was to give the home a new contemporary and cheerful ambiance while retaining as much ‘Eichler flavor’ as possible.
It is the kitchen and dining area on the lower level that are connected visually with the rear yard thanks to the large floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors even as the second level features a smart and beautiful family zone that overlooks the lush green canopy outside. Sensible in its design and visually dramatic this striking house nestled on the ravine of Cedarvale Park is an absolute showstopper!