With the multi-tasking zone the home feels much more cheerful and the adaptable setting also frees up space in the main residence. Sliding glass doors and windows add to the atmosphere by bringing the outdoors inside
It is a rare blend that is now increasingly becoming common in homes across the world – a heritage façade combined with a contemporary rear extension and an interior that is contemporary.
There is also a pool table that should keep you busy at late night as you gulp down pint after pint of Guinness and there is never a dull moment for the privileged few who get to spend their time inside this famous Dublin loft.
A vast estate that stretches into the outback solitude brought in by nature and a getaway that brings classic and modern design elements together in a dramatic fashion – on the Kimo Estate in New South Wales has it all!
A recently renovated Californian bungalow in points to the growing trend of turning to elegant glass and metal structures that provide contemporary extensions to classic homes. Of course this means creating an entire new living area while turning the rooms of the existing structure into more private spaces – a task that Finnis Architects accomplish with ease and panache!
Two prefabricated units brought on trucks were combined on site to create this elegant holiday home and this also helped in keeping construction costs and the eco-footprint down to a bare minimum.
On the outside the pool house complements the contemporary and simple design of the pool while on the inside one can find the kitchenette daybed bathroom and a relaxing social zone in a small and space-conscious area.
Skylights and a neutral color palette are a big part of the design here with the living area appearing a lot more spacious than it really is. This sense of visual freedom continues across the various rooms of the house the stairway and even inside the attic workspace and studio.