Instead of encroaching on an already limited backyard Thomas Balaban Architecte decided to give the modest home two rooftop volumes turning it into an elegant and spacious contemporary residence. Home to a young couple with three children the smart extension preserved and enhanced the small rear yard turning it into play area for kids and a relaxation zone for adults.
With a steel frame a low supporting wall onto which the cabinets and workstation from bulthaup were fixed and sliding glass doors the new kitchen is a truly awesome setting that is both cheerful and functional. The old kitchen inside the home was transformed into a light-filled foyer that now leads the way to the kitchen even as the double-glazed glass walls help in temperature control.
Nestled on the Northern edge of the picturesque Bodrum peninsula is a place where the Mediterranean showcases its unabated beauty and exquisite charm in all its splendor! A fabulous family home in this scenic landscape is often expected to be a dreamy getaway that epitomizes the very best in terms of local architecture and style.
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.
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.
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.
It is the top floor that contains the bedrooms and other private quarters even as the two pavilions are connected with one another through a cool central axis! Sweeping double-height living spaces luxurious bedrooms and iconic décor such as the Barcelona lounge chair and the Louis Ghost Chair complete this smashing Aussie home.