The new rear addition of the house contains a kitchen social zone dining area living space and extends into the deck and swimming pool outside. On the inside the brick veneer is painted in white giving the home textural brilliance even while ensuring that the contemporary color scheme of the home is left undisturbed.
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.
Crafted by Studio Guilherme Torres the modern home is located on the highest point of a condominium project and its innovative design makes most of the view on offer even while ensuring complete privacy. With wood and concrete shaping both the exterior and the interior of the home the architects relied on simplicity of materials smart ergonomics and modern minimalism to fashion a spacious and cheerful interior.
Combining natural timber with dark wooden cabinets and white countertops the kitchen adds to this picture of pristine modernity. Sensitive to the unique demands that help preserve the existing landscape and its natural charm this modern Melbourne residence carves out a quiet and comfortable niche that keeps out noise and those prying eyes!
A smart blend of contrasting finishes that include copper stone terrazzo and beeswax plaster create a fun interior where artwork and accessories add bright and vivacious color.
In the heart of the forest a low cabin that extends in length is illuminated with yellow lights creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere that draws you in and makes you feel at home. Simplicity is definitely a strong element in the classic wood cabin design. The exterior is very basic and familiar a complete opposite of modern design concepts where dynamic is always somehow in play.
Not every home needs to be about a spectacular or unique façade that steals the spotlight turns heads and makes a big impact right off the bat. In fact a modest and unassuming façade that blends with other homes in the neighborhood offers advantages of its own.