Passive solar heating and cooling design also helps the house in cutting down on the energy bills substantially. Surrounded by heritage oak trees that have been left undisturbed during the construction process the exquisite house is all about living in harmony with nature!
The dark wood backsplash adds to the visual drama and the dining area next to it stays visually connected with the outdoors thanks to the sliding glass doors. The use of a at the end makes the living area appear larger and far more airy.
Renovating an old private house and giving it a new lease on life is a task in which architects often work with many inherent restrictions. The job becomes even more difficult when the home that needs the makeover is a semi-detached villa that is partially connected with its neighbor.
under the furniture makes the space even more futuristic and despite its ultra-modern design wooden surfaces create a warm and inviting ambiance. Large glass walls constantly connect you with the outdoors while the giant bookcase in the living room shines through as the only colorful addition in the entire home.
This stylish private residence was designed by McLeod Bovell Modern Houses to capitalize as much as possible on the lovely view outside. While the street façade of the house offers ample privacy its rear opens up to the backyard and the ocean thanks to the extensive use of sliding glass doors and windows.
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.
Having a house that is located on an unusually steep site right next to a public garden comes with a unique set of challenges. But designing such a house becomes even more difficult when the owners wish to enjoy unabated views of the city skyline while maintaining a decent level of privacy.