Hot-rolled steel siding and a charred oak entry door welcome you into the beautiful building where each condominium combines practicality and aesthetics in a transitional fashion. While the lobby is drenched in bold hues the interiors of each condominium are draped in lovely neutral tones and a crisp contemporary style.
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.
he historic neighborhood of Lansdowne Avenue in the suburb of Canada is renowned for houses that bring together a unique and fascinating blend of design styles. Influenced by both and styles which have strong roots in this region of Canada the fabulous pays tribute to the storied architectural past of the region while looking towards the future.
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.
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.
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!
The rooftop terrace looks almost like an unfinished roof and its cool pergola-inspired design offers smart shade during the day and also lets in natural heat and light for the beautiful vegetable and fruit garden. This lovely blend of aesthetics and natural goodness turns the terrace into a serene and refreshing personal haven that has a style of its own!