The revolution of Eichler homes in the 50s and 60s not only influenced the world of home architecture and design substantially it had a huge role in shaping and defining Midcentury modern style as we know it today.
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.
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.
This gorgeous and unique cabin located on an isolated and scenic lot along the Cape Breton coastline in brings along with it much more than design excellence. Dubbed the it carries with it plenty of nostalgia for the homeowner and this landscape has been a part of the family for generations.
Rough weather is the norm here and the entire structure of the cabin has been built to withstand this relentless onslaught from the elements by using redundant sheathing and a strong structural plan. Step inside and warm wooden tones welcome you gleefully and offer a pleasant break from the tough outdoors.
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.
The double-sided fireplace draws its inspiration from the exterior façade as concrete bricks also end up adding textural contrast to the modern setting. Smart décor and a neutral color palette complete this delightful residence where the homeowners might just end up spending more time outdoors than inside!