As we flip through the many modern renovations that we have featured in the last few years there is one dominant theme that you simply cannot miss. Most of these resourceful and smart makeovers rely on glass and metal rear structures to extend the living area even as the street façade is left untouched.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
The stylish addition at ushers in lovely textural contrast and contemporary charm even as its dark exterior seems to complement the red brick façade and the black roof to perfection! At its heart this is a beautiful blend of styles and eras.