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!
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.
Designed to be wheelchair-friendly and equipped with an elevator it is the generous use of skylights and floor-to-ceiling glass windows that give Villa U its refreshing ambiance. And as summer spring and fall roll in each year the homeowners of this ingenious Danish home could just be tempted to spend more time outside than indoors!
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.
The interior was crafted for a modern family and a casual fun atmosphere is coupled with modern aesthetics and smart ergonomics to fashion a one-of-a-kind setting.
The idea of a two-story rear extension is one that is both popular and trendy when it comes to giving classic homes a quick and functional new makeover. Homeowners of this beautiful inter-war semi-detached house in wanted to go down a similar path until heritage considerations and building restrictions ruled out the possibility of one.
Décor and accessories are kept minimal with curated wall art taking center stage in each room while a brick wall fireplace and inviting kitchen flank the light-filled central zone. With a ‘mirrored parallelogram’ design for the two levels of the house there is plenty of space for shaded terraces niches and outdoor zones that are visually connected with the interior. The ground floor houses the kitchen central living space dining area and bedrooms with the top floor holding an addition living space bathrooms and a lovely terrace.