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.
Having started as a simple refurbishment of the lower level living area the project became a full-fledged overhaul when the architects realized that the fundamental structure of the house was unsound. The new living area contains the kitchen sitting zone and dining area on the lower level of the residence that opens up towards the rear patio.
If there is one unmistakable trend in the world of home design it is structures that are enriched by the landscape that surrounds them even as they brush aside the conventional line between the interior and the world outside.
We absolutely adore modern urban homes that bring along with them a slice of green goodness to otherwise sterile and lifeless city scenery. Nestled in one of the more tranquil neighborhoods of Australia the feels like a reclusive and serene escape draped in a beautiful garden landscape.
Some home renovations demand modern design solutions that replicate their existing style while there are others that go beyond the mundane and present a truly fascinating and exceptional marriage of contrasting styles.