Dark exterior of the house stands in contrast to the light cheerful and modern interior with the ground floor housing the living kitchen and dining in one wing and a family room study additional bedroom and other utility space in the other.
A treehouse is closely connected to the nature but that doesn’t mean it can’t carry a strong modern look that blends with the natural elements and creates a harmonious setting that highlights the best of both!
A gable roof ensures that the central living area kitchen and dining area feel truly spacious with iconic décor pieces like the Arco Floor Lamp and the Saarinen Tulip Table adding to the distinct charm of this Vermont escape.
Low ceilings of the interior were done away with to usher in further sense of spaciousness with the three opulent levels of the home holding a craft room music room cinema room along with a lovely library – spaces that perfectly complement the living area and the bedrooms! Combining a neutral backdrop with color warmth of wood and understated lighting this Sydney residence combines urbane finesse with relaxing beach style.
It is wood that shapes both the interior and exterior of these two versatile prefabs that were crafted in a factory in Sao Paulo and transported over 150 km to reach their final destination.
Designed by Tobias Partners the house was originally built in 1980s and was in urgent need of a fresh modern makeover. Despite the difficult access to the lot and the constraints placed by the existing form of the house the interiors were completely opened up to welcome in gentle ocean breeze and a flood of natural light.
But that is not the only space that was altered to meet the growing demands of an urban family. The more rigid kitchen of the house with a counterproductive U-shaped kitchen layout was replaced by a new kitchen where a smart worktop and ergonomic island combine modern minimalism with industrial overtones.