Adversity often presents opportunities to those willing to break conventions and go beyond the mundane. This fabulous row house renovation in is a perfect example of how with a dash of creativity and the right approach even the hardest home makeover can be accomplished with ease.
Turning an old bungalow into a breezy modern home that showcases a lovely indoor-outdoor interplay foundry12 were the creative minds behind the transformation of this gorgeous traditional bungalow in Arizona. It is easy to see why the architects opted for a modern glass and metal extension to give the existing brick home a new and improved appeal.
We often feature stunning vacation homes and family retreats nestled on the ocean’s edge or overlooking snowcapped mountains which leave many of our readers longing for a similar retreat.
A series of infinity-edge pools walkways and water features act as a transition zone between the cool open and cheerful indoor spaces and the mesmerizing setting outside. White is the color of choice here with a modern minimal take on the classic beach style and hues holding sway in each and every room of this tranquil home.
Few inner city suburbs offer as much contrast in terms of the views on offer as in Brisbane Australia and designed to perfectly take advantage of this diversity is the Fifth Avenue home by O’Neill Architecture.
It is the front unit of the residence that contains the kids’ spaces home offices for the parents and additional utility units while the rear building houses the living area with kitchen and dining on the lower level and the master suite on the top floor.
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.