Warm wooden panels exposed concrete walls large sliding glass doors and plush decor ensure that there is ample textural contrast throughout the house. With the distant sea acting as the backdrop the open living area kitchen and dining space are indeed a visual delight!
An open-floor living area with a smart dining room a contemporary kitchen and an elegant living space are housed on the lower level while the bedrooms and the bathrooms of the home occupy the top floor. With a corner bay-window and a two-story bay-window ushering in ample natural ventilation the chic home has a bright and airy ambiance and a relaxed vibe.
Presenting a sleek contemporary appeal from the outset the house paints a beautiful picture as the dark exterior complements the extensive use of glass in a balanced and aesthetic fashion. While the street façade of the house keeps away any prying eyes the backyard opens up to a lavish deck space complete with an outdoor lounge and a refreshing pool right next to it. An extensive garden around the house presents the perfect backdrop for this minimal home that charms with a smart use of diverse textures.
Spread across three different levels and the custom-crafted townhouse exudes an airy and spacious vibe thanks to the square clean-lined architecture which visually enhances the compact rooms. A variety of textures in the form of exposed concrete walnut wood and stainless steel give the interior a unique appeal.
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.
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 stylish private residence was built around an extensive garden where a giant remains untouched and the focal point is the vast outdoors. Creating a seamless transition between the indoors and the lovely garden and deck space outside the house encourages its residents to spend more time outside than indoors!