On the outside the cabin is clad in local wood board cladding that gives it a distinct visual appeal even as a giant windbreak made from welded weathering steel and smart entrance protect it from the constant torrent of Atlantic rainstorms and gusty winds.
The living room kitchen and dining room seem both spacious and cheerful as a flood of natural light coming through the skylights enlivens it. With a neutral color scheme and modern décor the focus here is more on framing the view on offer perfectly and ensuring that the interior plays supporting cast to the scenery.
An absolute masterpiece that combines elements of traditional Javanese architecture and design with modern aesthetics and comfort this stunning private residence is nestled in the heart of one of the busiest cities of the world! This makes the even more special as one is left mesmerized by the green envelope that surrounds the home and its unique interior.
This carried out by Klopf Architecture is another wonderful example of homeowners and architects coming together to restore these masterpieces to their original beauty even while infusing contemporary charm.
To ensure that privacy is not an issue it is the lower level that contains the bedrooms and other living quarters and even here one sees the presence of cleverly placed floor-to-ceiling glass windows to offer a glimpse of the world outside.
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.
Perched atop a steep hilly site in São Paulo makes the most of the unique position it occupies and ensures that the landscape around it ends up being the showstopper at this expansive and open contemporary residence.