We often talk about creating your own personal sanctuary to escape the rush of daily life and while some of us do try few homes come close to this amazing residence in Indonesia designed by Atelier Cosmas Gozali.
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.
But as years have rolled on many of these homes have lost their distinct style and uniqueness because of substantial and poorly planned renovations and additions that completely altered the original structure.
Nestled in a lovely neighborhood of Alphington a beautiful residential suburb of Melbourne the is blessed with ample space and wonderful park views. The spacious private residence is basically divided into two distinct halves with the front consisting of a two-story structure while the rear potion of the house hosts a single-story pavilion-style living area.
Accomplishing precisely this is the creative in Canada. Designed by TACT Design INC. with a distinct Cor-Ten steel face the three-story family dwelling definitely stands out from the other mundane homes in the neighborhood.
The original barn-style roof structure was retained to preserve the traditional vibe while the interior is draped in light gray neutral hues and filled with comfy modern décor to present a contrasting picture. Even the ceiling with its cool white plaster and beeswax finish adds to the polished appeal while large windows bring the scenic outdoors inside.
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.