We often feature stunning vacation homes and family retreats nestled on the ocean’s edge or overlooking snowcapped mountains which leave many of our readers longing for a similar retreat.
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!
Even though the beautiful home is devoid of bright and vivacious color warm wooden surfaces provide the necessary visual and textural contrast to a distinctly cultured interior. The newly added units seamlessly blend in with the existing duplex while the street façade exudes timeless charm with its lovely brick demeanor.
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.
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.
A functional family home that combines local design values with contemporary creative solutions and an ergonomic dwelling that showcases the innovative genius of those who crafted it – Missouri surprises you at every turn with its sheer ingenuity.
Designed by Darren Campbell Architect it is the lavish central courtyard of the house that becomes the focal point of the home as it enthralls you with meandering walkways private sitting and dining nooks draped in ample greenery and of course the large swimming pool that offers something for every member of the family.