The bedrooms and the bath follow a similar design style with grey and white being used extensively. Smart LED lighting further adds a sense of freshness and sophisticated ambiance to the entire living area. A thriving green living wall ushers in a touch of natural goodness while the frosted glass doors and lovely sheer drapes give the homeowners the necessary privacy.
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.
On the inside one sees a stylish modern home that embraces a semi-minimal style with ease. White walls and wooden surfaces dominate the space in a style that is typically Japanese. An open living area is housed on the lower level while the top floor contains the bedroom and the bathroom. Large glass walls ensure that the wooden deck outside becomes an integral part of the living area. This fabulous house turns out to be the showstopper in a picturesque village surrounded by mountains!
Wood plays an important role in lending much needed warmth to the interior while the decor is kept simple minimal and modern. An open floor plan sees the living area kitchen and dining room connected with the sweeping wooden deck outside.
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.
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.
It helps give the homeowners private spaces on the deck outside while shielding the house from harsh sunlight and taking the brunt of the impact caused by strong winds in the region. Designed to withstand even mild earthquakes the Origami roof sure helps solve many design conundrums in one go.