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.
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.
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!
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!
Custom crafted credenzas bespoke décor and smart utilization of space transform the old residence completely while a reworked floor plan does away with unnecessary partitions. Elegant clutter-free and cozy the remodeled home brings together the best of Eichler design and modern functionality.
The new homeowners of this post war two-story house wanted a contemporary interior that was breezy devoid of unnecessary partitions and featured a rear extension that offered additional living space. Scenario Architecture accomplished this by creating an open sitting area on the lower level with just a fireplace wall separating the reception area from the kitchen.
Minimalism at Villa K does not feel sterile as it is the scenery that surrounds this unique home that adds color and personality while the structure itself acts as a beautiful blank canvas.