Another quirky feature of the penthouse is the presence of skull motifs in every room either in the form of artwork or unique wall murals or as accessories and prints on the accent pillows!
Infusing an already inviting yet outdated and dark house on a farm with modernity and a cheerful bliss is what Juma Architects did with the gorgeous . The beautiful Belgian home was transformed into its current form by opening up its crowded interior and connecting with the beautiful landscape outside.
The ground level houses the bedrooms while the kitchen and dining room are nestled on the second floor with the living space placed on the top level to give those inside the best possible views. Combining nostalgic past with modernity and personality this is a cabin that definitely is unlike any other we have ever come across!
Adding to the planet-friendly features here is a passive heating and cooling system and cross ventilation that maintains moderate temperatures indoors along with bringing in a flood of natural light.
Many exceptional and iconic elements of a traditional Javanese house have been brought to this beautiful urban home and reinterpreted to fit in with a more contemporary context. The classic in Javanese homes is altered by creating flatter roof forms but the design essentially remains inspired by the older homes in the region.
Creating an open living space connected with the garden was one of the key requirements of the clients and by using sliding glass doors this is accomplished with effortless ease. The high ceiling and an internal courtyard provide this space with ample natural light and pops of bright color and the garden landscape gives it a vibrant and cheerful appeal.
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.