Building a sustainable family home that takes care of all its energy needs even as it keeps the carbon footprint to a bare minimum is an idea that is catching on quickly. But combining green design with contemporary aesthetics and the specific needs of individual homeowners presents a challenging task for the best of architects and designers.
Clean lines and the use of robust materials that require little regular maintenance and cleaning aim to make life at this island home as comfortable and easy as possible. An open living and dining area all-white kitchen and even bedrooms and bathrooms that take in the view on offer guarantee a lifestyle that seems like one endless pleasing and peaceful holiday draped in opulence!
Designed by Nook Architects has been crafted to meet the specific needs of a young couple with a kid and its exceptional design fully utilizes the available space while giving the interior a cheerful spacious and open appeal.
It is on this amazing island that the sits – a contemporary masterpiece that has been crafted by Renato D’Ettorre Architects to ensure that it is sun sand and waves the make the biggest impression here. Perched on the edge of the ocean it becomes one with the scenery around it as an indoor-outdoor living concept turns this exclusive retreat into a dreamy delight.
By placing the living area on the top floor architects aimed to make the most of the unabated view on offer while ensuring that the lower-level bedrooms do not face the brunt of the summer heat. A lovely master bedroom a cool kids’ bedroom with custom bunk beds and a bathroom complete this exceptionally charismatic cabin.
Extending a home with limited space is a tricky affair and even though most home additions expand into the backyard this duplex in Montreal’s Little Italy takes a different approach by ‘thinking vertical’.
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!