It is that time of the year again when you start to enjoy the weather outside and maybe head out for a picnic or two as well along with your family and friends. This expansive private residence dubbed ‘’ in British Columbia seems like a perfect retreat designed to enjoy such beautiful weather as you are draped in natural goodness.
Home renovations alterations and even the tiniest makeover can be quite expensive when not done right. This not only leads to a waste of energy and resources but could put you off from any future renovations as well.
Designed by Paul de Ruiter Architects the creative private residence is crafted in just glass steel and concrete and the focus here is firmly on the view outside rather than the décor indoors.
On one side of the home is the large and open living area with a sparkling living space a family zone that extends into the wooden deck outdoors an ergonomic kitchen with ample storage space a full-fledged pantry and of course a home workstation or two for those who need one. It is the opposite section that holds the lavish master bedroom three additional bedrooms bathrooms a powder room and other specific spaces that the homeowner might need.
A sculptural staircase connects the three floors with the kitchen dining area and living space being housed on the ground level and a gorgeous study and wraparound terrace on the third floor.
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.
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.