We always love a house that is planet-friendly without going over the top in terms of both design and the green technology that it uses. Eco-friendly design is as much about smart planning and responding to the landscape as it is about new-age technology. Epitomizing this is the lovely set in the posh Melbourne suburb of .
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.
It is SB Architects that built the first lavish private home of the budding development that is expected to see six more luxury residences in the next year or so. The 7200-sqaure-foot desert estate is all about an open energy-savvy and comfortable living environment where the scenery becomes a part of the overall narrative.
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.
This is exactly why Dan Gayfer Design decided to create a smart versatile and modern multi-tasking family room that also serves as a relaxing social for the entire family TV room home office and a whole lot more! Part of the transformation that saw the acquire a more efficient interior the new family room is indeed a space-savvy showstopper!
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!
An open and cheerful home offers the perfect platform from which you can take in the many sights and sounds play out in the landscape it sits in. It is barely a surprise then that Gottsmann Architects opted for a similar design as they shaped the gorgeous and light-filled that overlooks an adjacent Golf Course and Lake.