When it comes to interior design and decor we often tend to equate space with luxury. But creative modern architects and designers are quickly putting an end to this myth with the ingenious use of limited space. Occupying an area of just (549 square feet) this gorgeous contemporary apartment in Slovakia is all about maximizing the available room in every possible manner. Conjured up and brought to life by RULES Architekti the snazzy apartment was once an old neglected hub that was in urgent need of a complete makeover.
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.
The two lower levels contain the bedrooms and bathrooms and also seem to provide stunning views of the San Francisco skyline. The most dramatic and recognizable feature of the home is the use of 90 solid wood louvers that were crafted from salvaged Monterey Cypress trees cleared during a recent on-ramp addition to the. Providing privacy and ventilation while adding to the charm of the exterior the louvers steal the show here!
One of the hardest things to do is to create a home that conforms to the contemporary style of design and yet has a relaxing and inviting ambiance. Often in a quest for that picture-perfect look homeowners tend to ignore the ‘livability’ factor of a house.
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.
The hustle and bustle of modern urban lifestyle can be taxing and getting away from the rush is what we often do to rest rejuvenate and find that smile which might have taken a backseat due to the daily rigors. While some might love to spend a weekend alone at the spa to rediscover themselves others prefer a quiet trip along with the family to a beautiful cabin away from the concrete jungle. Offering sweeping views of a secluded lake and relaxing ambiance the is all about reconnecting with nature at its unadulterated best!
Reclaimed birch that is used to shape the walls floor and ceiling is the dominant material which defines the aura of the chic cabin. Vaulted ceilings large windows and skylights usher in ample natural ventilation to give the interior a spacious and airy appeal.