The cabinets worktops and the kitchen island with a cool breakfast bar are draped in soft matte white to create a relaxed and elegant environment that lets the garden around it bring vivacious color.
Concrete is the main component of the lower level of the structure that sits on load-bearing stone walls while the top floor is comprised of a precast wood construction and contains the bedrooms and other private spaces. It is the ground floor that holds the living areas kitchen and dining space which offer panoramic views of the countryside.
But the took a completely different approach as its initial design gave it a refined contemporary appeal that seemed more in tune with concrete jungles than a sleepy coastal town in Turkey. This is precisely why the homeowners brought in the resourceful folks at Ofist to give this trendy home a more classic Mediterranean vibe.
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!
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.
Taking up this exciting task gleefully Feldman Architecture crafted a breezy beautiful and intuitive modern home that has not only earned LEED Platinum certification but also is pleasing on the eye for those who do not wish to compromise on elegant form.
Thanks to the U-shaped structure of the residence the homeowners enjoy complete privacy as they spend time in the courtyard even as the street façade keeps away prying eyes. A separate living area for guests and the master suite are also integrated visually with the rear yard. Warm lighting adds another layer of intrigue to this California home that breaks away from the mundane.