Concrete walls indoor green zones and décor that is simple and neutral ensure that the focus at this mesmerizing Brazilian home stays firmly on the scenic beauty that surrounds it. A perfect getaway that allows the homeowners to escape the constant rush of big city life and soak in nature’s ever-changing sights and sounds!
It is the kitchen and dining area on the lower level that are connected visually with the rear yard thanks to the large floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors even as the second level features a smart and beautiful family zone that overlooks the lush green canopy outside. Sensible in its design and visually dramatic this striking house nestled on the ravine of Cedarvale Park is an absolute showstopper!
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.
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!
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.
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!
Minimal design is inherently eco-friendly as it eliminates clutter and unnecessary use of natural resources. But the stunning in Germany takes the idea of minimalism and sustainability to a whole new level with its ultra-sleek design that is draped in a cloak of energy-neutral features.