Located on a lot of 251 square meters the house itself just occupies 146 square meters and makes smart use of whatever space is on offer. The special roof designed by of TSC Architects for the house is not just about painting a pretty picture alone.
Crafted by Tel Aviv-based studio Pitsou Kedem Architects and architect the house has a cottage-style silhouette. Yet the use of a steel frame and large glass windows gives it an inherent modern vibe. The defining feature of is its expansive backyard with a spacious wooden deck luxurious seating and a lavish pool. Smartly placed trees and charming LED lighting further accentuate the tranquil appeal of this outdoor space.
Though the house predominantly uses white and silvery grey pops of yellow green and blue add instant brightness and elevate the ambiance. An entertainment area kids’ bedrooms and the master bedroom and bath are tucked away on the top level. Exposed steel beams and the overwhelming presence of glass also give the home a hint of an industrial vibe.
It also sets the tone for the rest of the interior which embraces revamped insulation making the house far more energy-efficient. The extensive use of glass also ushers in ample natural ventilation enlivening the other rooms of the house as well.
Features such as passive cross-ventilation ensure that while the home welcomes in light the tropical heat is kept outside for good. Long courtyards large balconies and verandas give the renovated home a fresh airy appeal even as its traditional origins are kept intact.