The top floor of the house features the bedrooms and the bathrooms and while the views from the top level are limited the extensive use of wood gives the interior a warm cozy atmosphere. Elegant and functional this Sydney home puts practicality ahead of aesthetics.
Built on a budget of the modern residence is spread across two different levels with each floor adapting to the various uses of the homeowners with ease. The street façade of the house offers ample privacy while the Finnish wood panels lend a sense of inviting warmth.
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.
A small balcony connected to the living area ensures that the interior is both airy and spacious in its appeal. Large glass windows and a steel frame also bring a touch of industrial style indoors while the rest of the home takes on a more modern look.
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.
Bringing an unexpected and bright twist to the living room are the silver sofas and chairs that seem to fill the room with metallic radiance. The presence of yellow and orange throughout the house adds cheerfulness to the setting and gives it a casual yet beautiful ambiance.
Double glazed windows perfect insulation and a raised wooden platform underneath ensure that the heating and cooling needs of the home are kept to a minimum. Sliding doors and skylights usher in ample natural ventilation and passive heating technology keeps the home warm during winters and pleasant during the summers.