Contemporary interior design is often about glossy cabinets and sparkling polished surfaces that are complemented by the extensive use of glass. But this relaxed and stylish residence in Victoria Australia goes in a completely different direction with its walls ceiling and floor being draped in wooden goodness.
Giving a beautiful classic French home a modern makeover while still preserving its overall appeal is surely no easy task. Located in the historic town of France renowned for its majestic this traditional home is spread across 2370 square feet and elegantly combines a timeless silhouette with a sleek modern interior. Architects from AZC had to work around the constraint of leaving the existing street façade untouched while expanding the living area into the backyard and opening up the house to create a bright and cheerful ambiance.
Cantilevered 12 feet back from the edge of the bluff the outdoor sitting areas and the patio give you the impression of hanging precariously above the Pacific Ocean. The main living area is housed at the front of the home with a smart kitchen and dining space becoming a part of the open floor plan.
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.
Part of a larger renovation that saw the revamping of the entire house the new structure added to the backyard is composed of wooden cladding steel and glass. Housing an exceptional contemporary kitchen and a gorgeous dining area featuring the Saarinen Tulip table and chairs the new addition instantly elevates the overall appeal of the house.
The amazing tells you that the world of architecture holds within it an array of endless possibilities and that simple squares and rectangles are not the only options for your house. Daring and unconventional in every sense of the word this bold house was designed by Daniel Libeskind and it showcases how a sense of imagination can instantly transform the mundane into something exciting! The angular and geometric exterior of the home stands out thanks to the wide open areas and the natural setting outside.
But the real talking point of the house is the multitude of smart features like the photovoltaic panels green roof system grey-water harvesting and LED lighting which help in giving the residence its core principle of sustainability.