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.
Designed by Bennett Frank McCarthy Architects with a style that brings together the rustic cabin architecture and smart elements of modern design the wonderful getaway brings together the best of both worlds. You can enjoy all the amenities promised by an urban lifestyle here even as you take in the panoramic views outside.
Japan often creates some of the most original ingenious and at times quirky homes on the planet that charm you with their innate simplicity and inventive form. The captivating in Mie Japan fits this billing perfectly as its unique silhouette draws your attention instantly while combining brilliant aesthetics with perfect functionality.
Even though it is hard to look beyond the view outside the real showstopper here is the silhouette of the structure that draws its inspiration from the banana slug which is a native of the region! The thin and elongated volume of the house bends and conforms to the undulated natural contours of the site.
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.
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.
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.