This gorgeous and unique cabin located on an isolated and scenic lot along the Cape Breton coastline in brings along with it much more than design excellence. Dubbed the it carries with it plenty of nostalgia for the homeowner and this landscape has been a part of the family for generations.
When it comes to stunning natural backdrops filled with lakes glaciers and the breathtaking sight of the Alps all around it really does not get a whole lot better than the dreamy and magical setting of Sils im Engadin in .
Damaged by fire this was revamped rejuvenated and given an entirely new ambiance by preserving some of the existing architectural features while effortlessly integrating them with contemporary ergonomics. The interior is infused with a sense of modern minimalism that seems inviting and full of originality.
As is the case with most modern renovations it is large sliding glass doors that get the job done with the new rear of the residence getting a large window with a distinct black frame. Despite this beautiful makeover not everything here is brand new with the exterior brick façade and striking features like the fireplace in the living room being preserved carefully.
Designed by Paul de Ruiter Architects the creative private residence is crafted in just glass steel and concrete and the focus here is firmly on the view outside rather than the décor indoors.
Smart eco-friendly design was one of the key constraints that shaped the house with every room of the house enjoying a connection with natural elements. Some of the existing trees on the lot were removed and relocated carefully to ensure that the impact of construction was minimal even as passive heating and cooling techniques reduce reliance on artificial sources. And binding this astounding fusion of styles textures and patterns is undoubtedly the at the heart of the house that steals the show!
Adding to the planet-friendly features here is a passive heating and cooling system and cross ventilation that maintains moderate temperatures indoors along with bringing in a flood of natural light.