Large glass doors and skylights bring in ample ventilation across the various levels of the overhauled interior with simple finishes in contrasting textures making an impressive yet understated visual presence. A space-savvy staircase with steel mesh connects the mezzanine level with Juno’s bedroom and the top level studio.
One can easily see a blend of rustic elegance and industrial overtones that are so unique to the region inside this space-savvy cabin. It is the top floor that holds the open plan living space with an ergonomic kitchen a small dining space and a spacious deck that serves as an additional dining zone.
Nature is an integral part of life in Brazil and it is no different in the case of home design as well with most homes in the country being surrounded by a lush green landscape that epitomizes the tropical goodness of the region.
The choice of the finishing material for the front-façade was determined largely by the aesthetics of the home its specific requirements and of course the tiny budget on which Mork Ulnes Architects had to pull off the impressive overhaul.
One can instantly notice diverse textures and the exquisite beauty they bring inside the home as each room offers something unique and exceptional. It is the lower level that houses the living spaces along with a fabulous kitchen where the long custom island steals the spotlight a beautiful dining room a home bar and powder room.
Kids’ bedrooms are nestled on the first floor while the top level contains the master bedroom home office and a small terrace. Functionality precedes form at this elegant conversion with the interior being draped in calming neutral hues.
A cleverly designed lap pool epitomizes the outdoorsy appeal that every space inside this home exudes even as the kitchen flows into the private courtyard creating a beautiful family zone. Smart window seats iconic midcentury chairs and plush sofas elevate the comfort level with the backdrop being kept strictly neutral.