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!
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.
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.
Yet the real focus of this house is the brilliant array of interior lighting which enhances and harmonizes with the view outside. The day starts off with cool yellows and the bright natural mid-day light soon takes over. The tranquil oranges of the sunset takeover as dusk starts to set in and the night time is lit up by purples and blues of the city skyline in the background even as warm ambient illumination sets the mood
But the chic in Western Australia is a beautiful example of a residence that finds the elusive balance between comfort and aesthetics. A project that was jointly shaped by Craig Sheiles Homes & the house embraces an that brings together several different themes in a subtle fashion.
Combining traditional architectural elements with modern design in Charlevoix Quebec Canada adopts the classic barn silhouette with panache. Designed to take maximum advantage of the lovely views outside that include the in the distance the house is clad in a cloak of wooden goodness.
The ground floor is spread across different levels with the kitchen dining area and family room opening up toward the pool outside. A grotto waterfall a green landscape and a relaxing hot tub complete this level with the private quarters being housed on the top floors.