While the exterior of the house is draped in wood the interior has a more modern appeal with concrete and glass being used in a balanced fashion. Adjoining the living room on the lower level is a beautiful dining space that is illuminated by the iconic Caboche Chandelier and the Arco-style floor lamp in the living room adds to the elegance of the space. The living area is visually connected with the large deck outdoors while a modern kitchen gaming room and utility space are located on the opposite side of this floor.
Giving contemporary architecture and interior design trends a colorful and attractive twist is the stylish Millbrae Residence in. The stunning private home is surrounded by a beautiful garden and opens up into a ravishing backyard that is complete with a large pool and a cool outdoor lounge.
Cape Town is an amazing city that is lucky enough to have the majestic Indian Ocean to the South and the vast Atlantic flanking it on the western horizon. Nestled on a lovely secluded strip of land 90 kilometers north of Cape Town is the beautiful that charms you with an inviting open design and grand ocean views that leave you simply spellbound. With a large dune on one side of the house offering ample privacy the rear of this trendy contemporary home opens up towards the beach thanks to the expansive use of sliding glass doors.
A front and rear pavilion indoor courtyards and open balconies extend the living area outdoors as the panoramic views outside add to the overall appeal of the house. The neutral color scheme and unassuming yet plush decor ensure that the ocean backdrop remains the defining characteristic of the home. Bringing glass steel and concrete together with panache this tranquil getaway is all about the landscape that surrounds it!
Making smart use of space the style of the house seems to perfectly complement the natural canopy outside. Relaxed and inventive this is a renovation that moves away from the mundane! Presenting a perfect blend of serenity opulence and minimalist elegance this gorgeous glass house in Oakville was crafted by architect Guido Costantino.
The ‘view’ is the most important aspect of the house and shaped its contours as architects from Gavin Maddock Design Studio ensured that every room of the home enjoys unabated access to the sight of the sand and the surf that is just a stone’s throw away.
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.