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.
The 20-foot-long tiny home is draped in cedar vertical siding on the outside with large windows and Cor-ten steel offering ample textural contrast. On the inside you can choose from a variety of materials that include oak aspen pine and maple.
Kids’ bedrooms storage areas a guest room and a home office are nestled on the second level and offer unabated views of both the backyard and the distant beach. It is the garage that acts as a transition zone between the entry mud room and the backyard and serves the family in more ways than one.
To call this all-glass kitchen designed by of Kitchen Architecture an ‘out-of-the-box’ solution seems apt even if the answer to the architectural conundrum at hand is a gorgeous glass box. Conjured up and brought to life as a classy extension to an in Cheshire Knutsford this brilliant kitchen looks surprisingly comfortable in an otherwise traditional setting.
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.
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.
Some home renovations demand modern design solutions that replicate their existing style while there are others that go beyond the mundane and present a truly fascinating and exceptional marriage of contrasting styles.