Downtown is renowned for its beautiful industrial lofts that tend to combine the modern with the classic design style that is so unique to the city. While this stylish loft townhouse in the neighborhood does not embrace any industrial overtones it sure charms you with its smart usage of available space and proximity to the bustling English Bay.
The owners of this beautiful home initially wanted an interior with strong Moroccan flavor but as time went on they decided to move away from the dramatic bright colors and bold patterns in favor of a more rustic look. Soon they turned towards the traditional English style as it reminded the husband of his native country and also offered a lovely balance between the rustic and the modern.
On the inside the luxurious residence brings together wood stone concrete and glass to shape a spectacular retreat where form meets function. The decor is kept to a bare minimum with iconic pieces such as the Eames Elliptical Table and the Womb Chair taking center stage.
The clean and simple lines that define the home are also reflected in the decor choices and colorful additions are kept to a bare minimum. A gorgeous dining area with an oversized pendant light and a kitchen with a long breakfast bar complete the lower level.
The main living space is the soul of the new house and has a seamless connectivity with the outdoor garden and deck area thanks to the sliding glass doors. Containing the kitchen dining area and the living areas a neutral color scheme combined with the wonderful use of wood panels on the accent wall gives the residence a refreshing modern look.
Crafted by Affleck de la Riva architects the semi-detached house is located on a hillside and works around the asymmetric topography of the site to deliver a truly stunning residence filled with elegance and opulence.
Sometimes I dare to dream or maybe it’s my way of motivating myself. But I really hope that one day I will be able to retreat to a summer house somewhere in the woods. Give me a lake and it’s the perfect picture. A case in point: the by Mcfarlane Biggar Architects + Designers near Vancouver in British Columbia Canada.