Spread across three different levels a central courtyard that flows into the rear garden and sparkling recessed lighting put the final touches on a South African home where outdoor living takes precedence.
This is a dream log cabin that combines the concepts of traditional cottage architecture with the dynamic of upscale houses. It radiates comfort and grandiosity without seeming over the top due to the simplicity of the wood.
There is something uniquely captivating about the dry desert landscape that makes it a beautiful backdrop for a sleek contemporary home. Set in the arid backdrop of Nevada and just a dozen miles away from the bright lights of Las Vegas is a luxury residential development in the foothills of McCullough Range.
Beyond the passive solar design principles a lovely garden and green landscape around the residence add to its sustainable style. Despite a modest street façade the house opens up towards the rear and brings the outdoors inside.
Luxury has a way of always fitting in – even in the pure nature. A big open and well-lit house that is placed in the midst of a forest is the ideal home for people who crave privacy and peace but don’t want to give up the comfort of enjoying a luxurious house!
One of the major features that defined the house was the need for complete accessibility making every part of the home across its two levels wheelchair-friendly. Clear paths and easy access points add to this feature with beautiful lighting and top-notch insulation completing a classy contemporary residence set in an idyllic backdrop.
Offering just that but with a hint of originality and contemporary gray panache is the in designed by Steffen Welsch Architects. Inspired by Austrian architect Hermann Czech’s philosophy that sees ‘Architecture as background’ rather than an entity that stands out visually the new family home is all about understated elegance.