It is not very often that you see homeowners get involved in the nitty-gritty aspects of home architecture and design. There are fewer occasions when their hobbies and existing collection of art work or eccentric decorative pieces determines the form of the home.
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.
A lovely little dining area sits outside next to the pool and a beautiful wooden pergola draped in greenery offers the necessary shade. In fact the green landscape around the pool house adds another layer of intrigue to the dashing pool house.
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!
The theme continues on the inside with the entryway showcasing a small wooden bridge a lovely atrium that fills the lower level with greenery and ventilation welcoming you gleefully. Step inside and you will discover the full collection of wooden panels on display in the dining room living area and the bedrooms.
What do you want from a weekend home that helps you relax and rejuvenate? It is often a setting that connects you with nature when needed is easy to maintain and can be completely closed from outside world when not in use. That is precisely what you get with designed by Lazor Office.
The idea behind Slow Cabins is the design of smaller healthier and more eco-friendly dwelling units that ensure minimal carbon footprint while keeping you completely comfortable. Each of these cabins is crafted entirely in wood and what the units lack in size they makeup in efficiency and ergonomics.
Exquisite use of gray stone in the bathroom along with ample natural light and a white and wood color scheme in kitchen and dining put the final touches of sophistication on this fabulous transformation. Cheerful and inviting this once aging structure is again a delightful family residence!