The theme of dark metallic surfaces continues on the penthouse level as well with a hand-drilled operable steel screen serving as an awning that filters in just the right amount of sunlight on hot summer days.
Bringing a healthy dose of greenery to a contemporary suburban home is a task that involves ample creativity and demands a reasonable amount of space. Sitting on a sloped lot in the tranquil neighborhood of Wahroonga Australia this creative residence turns what is generally perceived as a hindrance into an asset!
With a 21.8-kw photovoltaic system that taps into solar energy a smart rainwater and greywater unit and the usage of locally sourced materials to shape this energy-efficient home give it its impeccable green credentials. Stylish sustainable and efficient this eco-friendly Santa Cruz home aims to inspire others to take a similar approach to home design.
Located in the busy city of this gorgeous revamped and re-envisioned by MM++ architects turns this traditional design into a modern delight that is sprinkled with a healthy dose of industrial panache and a hint of minimal magic! The lower level of the townhouse features unique wooden shutters that fold up to reveal the open lower level.
The new extension seems to draw its inspiration from the many shipping container homes around as its design embraces metal and glass gleefully. Spread across it contains a beautiful kitchen draped in walnut and marble along with a lovely master bedroom that overlooks the private yard.
The luxurious in is no different as it embraces the outdoors gleefully even as the design of the house amalgamates stone concrete and wood in a seemingly effortless and seamless fashion.
Even the entry captures the uniqueness of the home with a loggia that offers a view of the garden even as it leads you into the living room. A neutral color palette warm wooden tones and a smart lap pool add to the air of comfort and relaxation indoors even as the homeowners take in the sights and sounds outside!