Built in 1962 the house was too crowded visually unengaging and uninspiring for its new owners who turned to Klopf Architecture for help. The idea behind the complete makeover was to give the home a new contemporary and cheerful ambiance while retaining as much ‘Eichler flavor’ as possible.
The white plastered exterior not only allows the home to blend into the snowy slopes around it but also improves the insulation of the structure and ensures that the interior remains toasty warm during the frigid winter months.
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.
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 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!
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.
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!