It is vertical Kayu Batu siding and white plastered balconies that refresh the façade of the house and give it a smart yet distinct new look. On the inside a white backdrop coupled with lovely mahogany surfaces ensures that the interior is both minimal and inviting.
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.
As is the case with most modern homes it is a neutral color palette that acts as a beautiful and unassuming canvas for the designer to showcase her true brilliance. Each room is filled with bespoke décor wonderful accessories and a fabulous piece of wall art or two and each one of them complements the other perfectly.
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.
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.
But this gorgeous private residence perched atop a cliff in Auckland makes sure that its modern makeover is both eco-conscious and budget-friendly. Creative Arch the fold responsible for the nifty and aesthetic makeover of this family residence reused much of the existing slab and groundwork ensuring the costs of the project and environmental impact were kept down to a minimum.
A new master bedroom with ensuite a second bedroom home office bathroom and separate laundry were accommodated by simply doing away with unnecessary partitions and realigning rooms inside the house. The star of the show though is the new open plan living area with kitchen and dining space that extends outdoors thanks to the large spotted gum deck and a lovely garden it overlooks.