The steep gradient of the lot also played a crucial role in its overall form as the street façade offers complete privacy even as the rear opens up towards the green scenery outside. Concrete and glass largely shape the residence with composite timber adding to its elegance.
A wood cottage can easily pull off a more modern look and still hold the title of a remote getaway that represents a serene atmosphere. The A-frame design is a strong rustic element and provides a great balance to the all-glass front wall.
The street façade of the LA House was built to keep out prying eyes with the rear opening towards the garden and pool area. Large swiveling glass doors usher in ample natural light and ventilation with the double-height central living area become the fulcrum of all activity.
A home where 10 poorly planned internal rooms stood has now been turned into a spacious cheerful and comfortable cabin and one can find absolutely no trace of those unnecessary partitions. Smart insulation elegant décor and carefully preserved traditional Norwegian charm now shape this remarkable escape.
One can instantly notice how the original structure was composed of a variety of materials that include wood stone and corrugated iron and tile. Giving another layer of textural intrigue to this confluence of contrasting materials is glass!
A tall wood cabin is a delightful sight to see in a peaceful setting surrounded by greenery. The polished wood in a light shade feels traditional and familiar bringing the focus to the balcony that is the greatest observation spot of the entire residence. A simplistic cottage has a distinct character that feels very kind and welcoming. The rustic exterior gives it a timeless look brought to life by the striped design and the classic positioning of the windows and the door!
Color is used carefully inside this contemporary home with hollow concrete elements large windows and sliding glass doors bringing the outdoors inside. Refined and relaxing this Brazilian residence moves away from the mundane!