Building a cabin in a semi-arid landscape where summers can get seething hot is a task that demands much more than mere aesthetics. Nestled near Lake Isabella and overlooking vast stretches of desert landscape in this southern Sierra Nevada retreat faces up to this scorching challenge and manages to come up trumps!
Normally utilized for commercial the new interior also contains a cool kitchen and dining area that make the most of the bright and cheerful setting. A central light tube that is common in homes in the city ensures that there is never a dull moment in here even as additional skylights shape lovely green nooks that house indoor plants.
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.
We absolutely adore modern urban homes that bring along with them a slice of green goodness to otherwise sterile and lifeless city scenery. Nestled in one of the more tranquil neighborhoods of Australia the feels like a reclusive and serene escape draped in a beautiful garden landscape.
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.
With the top floor housing the living area kitchen and dining area it is the lower level that contains the private spaces along with additional service units. Dashing affordable and exclusive this is a renovation that epitomizes the creative genius of the architects who conjured up and executed it to perfection!
It is easy to see the charm of this fabulous contemporary kitchen as it acts as a bridge between not just the interior and the backyard but also bridges styles that are separated by several hundred years!