Crafted to exude a sense of grandeur by DBALP the fascinating private residence is spread across three different levels and welcomes you with a lovely walkway a fish pond and a fabulous water feature with a fountain. Combining several different textures the house transitions between open and closed spaces as each one flows into the next in an effortless manner.
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.
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.
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.
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!
While the focus at the 65BTP-House remains firmly outside the interior reflects the homeowner’s passion for nature and the effort of the architects to craft a residence that exudes this love. While the color scheme is kept largely neutral with white dominating the interior the addition of smart wooden surfaces brings warmth and textural contrast instantly. A stunning spiral staircase adds to the sculptural appeal of the decor even as a lovely living area kitchen entertainment hub and dining room complete the lower level of the residence.
Surrounding the house is a dense oak forest and the designer took complete advantage of the views outside as they form wonderful framed backdrops in the kitchen the dining room and the bedroom. An open-plan living area with a comfy sectional a corner fireplace and unassuming decor is visually connected with the garden outside. The master suite boys’ bedroom with twin beds and a stylish girl’s bedroom are housed on the top level.