The visual of tall trees outside enhances the spectacular design of the house and gives it a touch of natural charm. With the private quarters being housed on the top level and an additional living area in the basement the house makes a smart and trendy use of space. Comfy contemporary decor and attractive lighting both inside and outdoors complete this.
The ingenious gas stove addition in the living room also doubles as a smart divider between the living and dining spaces and the and give the home a hint of sustainability. The use of natural pine wood obtained locally and other eco-friendly materials used in shaping the also helped in cutting down the carbon footprint of this elegant contemporary home set in an idyllic landscape.
Building a house in the suburbs of a busy city like comes with a variety of challenges and the task becomes even trickier when one has to work with limited space. The fascinating by Andrew Burges Architects is nestled on a thin long plot that is flanked by several other houses and a busy street.
The ground floor contains the living room the dining area and the kitchen along with two bedrooms for the kids. The top level houses the master suite along with the gorgeous rooftop garden.
The private spaces are housed on the top level that offers scenic views even as it opens up into the beautiful backyard. Relaxing nooks next to the pool lots of greenery and a street façade that offers complete privacy ensure that this inimitable residence is transformed into a serene and tranquil hub with luxurious modern comforts!
To minimize the impact of the building to the site — it’s a hybrid structure made entirely of wood with some steel and very little concrete — the architects also ensured that the house is completely off the grid. Which is why independent sources of heat and electricity were added.
Illustrating how to use the corner space with style the plush bedroom combines privacy with wonderful garden views. Framed posters cool collectibles and carefully curated decor complement this mid-century modern look. Additions like the custom-crafted chalkboard wall in one of the dining rooms decor inspired by the iconic Tulip tables and chairs and sculptural lighting complete this