Locally sourced hardwood is used throughout the house and this not only made the project a lot more sustainable but also cut down dramatically on the building time and costs. The interior is simple and elegant with distractions if modern life being kept away.
Guinness Stout is an integral part of Irish tradition and a trip to is just not complete unless you have a pint of the beer and maybe visit the local brewery as well. A tour of the Guinness Storehouse is something most of the tourists experience and so is the trip to the on the 7th floor but few get to spend a night at this exotic place.
Even the wood wasted during the manufacturing of these smart cabins is recycled and turned into shelving and accessories inside the elegant homes. Slow Cabins can customize and offer different modules which range in functionality from rental units and holiday homes to business meeting venues and off-beat residences.
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.
Nestled on a lush green lot in Ashland County this modern weekend retreat does all it can to create a comfortable and functional getaway by using a dynamic and adaptable exterior that can easily open up and close depending o season and necessity. A dark exterior in black along with a gabled roof at its heart give it an even more striking presence!
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.
There is more to this smart makeover than just the rear addition with the weary and old heritage street façade of the house being give a sensible and stylish makeover. This breathes new life into the residence while preserving its timeless charm.
Designed by Matt Fajkus Architecture the home office addition to this Texas home takes the latter path with a brand new studio that is connected with the backyard and adds to the appeal of the existing residence.