The delicate balance between a contemporary home that offers ample privacy to those within its confines and still manages to allow them an unabated view of the scenic landscape is a hard one to accomplish.
The master bath is as spectacular as rest of the penthouse with its accent wall in walnut and doors that usher in a dash of oriental charm. Complete with a wine cellar and man cave this remarkable New York home is all about enjoying life at its vivacious best!
On the outside the cabin is clad in local wood board cladding that gives it a distinct visual appeal even as a giant windbreak made from welded weathering steel and smart entrance protect it from the constant torrent of Atlantic rainstorms and gusty winds.
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.
It is vertical Kayu Batu siding and white plastered balconies that refresh the façade of the house and give it a smart yet distinct new look. On the inside a white backdrop coupled with lovely mahogany surfaces ensures that the interior is both minimal and inviting.
Many exceptional and iconic elements of a traditional Javanese house have been brought to this beautiful urban home and reinterpreted to fit in with a more contemporary context. The classic in Javanese homes is altered by creating flatter roof forms but the design essentially remains inspired by the older homes in the region.
Vaulted roofs give the interior a distinct look with double-height spaces that flow into the relaxing garden outside. A confluence of comfort style and serenity the exterior of the residence clad in concrete wood and metal further accentuates its uniqueness and beauty.