Despite the lack of bold colors and vivacious prints the polished London residence still exudes a sense of inviting radiance thanks to the beautiful décor and the wonderful use of stacked wood to add textural contrast.
One of for over four decades Botanica is another charming delight from Metricon that serves the needs of a modern family perfectly without being wasteful both in terms of space and resources.
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.
The ground level houses the bedrooms while the kitchen and dining room are nestled on the second floor with the living space placed on the top level to give those inside the best possible views. Combining nostalgic past with modernity and personality this is a cabin that definitely is unlike any other we have ever come across!
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.
Space-savvy cozy and sensitive to the demands of the existing structure this wonderful overhaul effortlessly blends farmhouse beauty with modern functionality in a relaxing environment.
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.