A sculptural staircase with a wooden handrail and copper railings leads to the top level with plush bedrooms and other private spaces. Colorful bathrooms and a series of space-savvy home offices complete a stupendous makeover that seems like the perfect holiday destination and a dream home for those seeking to escape into the heart of the Alps!
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.
This carried out by Klopf Architecture is another wonderful example of homeowners and architects coming together to restore these masterpieces to their original beauty even while infusing contemporary charm.
With a rugged coastline on one side that sees arguably some of the roughest weather on the planet and a beautiful forest on the other the cabin is perfectly placed to make the most of the amazing views on offer. This is precisely why Design Base 8 and Omar Gandhi Architect opted for a three-story structure that towers over the forest canopy with elegance!
Nestled atop a hill and overlooking a breathtaking landscape the striking contemporary home stands out visually from the front even as its green roof allows it to blend into the natural landscape. And seeming to float over the hillside is the amazing pool that also comes with a cool solar deck covering!
A smart solution is often found in the form of a street façade that keeps away prying eyes while incorporating a rear section that opens up to the scenery that surrounds the house.
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.