Cabinetry in mahogany extends through the kitchen dining room and living area on the lower level and seems to connect the interior visually even as a private central courtyard provides a much needed escape and party zone.
But this gorgeous private residence perched atop a cliff in Auckland makes sure that its modern makeover is both eco-conscious and budget-friendly. Creative Arch the fold responsible for the nifty and aesthetic makeover of this family residence reused much of the existing slab and groundwork ensuring the costs of the project and environmental impact were kept down to a minimum.
The solar panel-clad green roof provides all the energy necessary for the villa even as a smart heat exchange system ample natural light and energy-saving fixtures turn it into a smart zero-energy residence. With an open plan living area and bedrooms neatly tucked away to offer ample privacy this is an exquisite villa that combines style sustainability and a dramatic façade.
The most attractive aspect of this gorgeous contemporary residence is undoubtedly the stunning sea views that it offers thanks to the great vantage point it enjoys. Making the most of the scenic backdrop was one of the intentions that shaped the new living area that opens up towards the coastline even as the street façade offers complete privacy.
On the inside it is ceiling panels handcrafted décor surfaces draped in wood and the presence of kawung pattern that give the home its distinct flavor. Blurring the boundary between the interior and the greenery outside the living area opens up towards the courtyard and the pool deck creating one large seamless family zone.
The weathered and metallic appeal of the Cor-Ten Steel façade does give the lovely residence a uniqueness that draws your attention instantly even as the rest of the house embraces a far more familiar contemporary style.
A contemporary home with a striking façade and panoramic landscape all around; is a visual treat for those who adore urban comfort wrapped in natural goodness. Designed by C.F. Møller this is a two-story single-family residence in Denmark that presents a unique and dramatic exterior draped in dark patinated Zinc a hint of hardwood and of course plenty of glass!