Beyond the obvious aesthetics the home also gives its residents the added advantage of being built on a stringent budget while accommodating two individual families in close proximity. The layout of the house offers each family ample privacy while bring them together in the common area.
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.
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!
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.
Surrounded by greenery it is plywood pine and corrugated and smooth metal that shape its modern-rustic exterior and a more polished contemporary interior. A screen of screen of thin wood posts and a small front porch welcome you here with the interior opening up into a spacious double-height setting.
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.
The cantilevered structure of the house and the placement of the home office give it a wonderful vantage point overlooking the creek. This lets those inside work while enjoying the best views of the scenic lot even as the white stucco and wood exterior combines warmth with minimalism and modernity.
It is the view outside that holds your attention and the small bedroom with a smart little workspace and modest balcony help you relax and rejuvenate. It is easy to forget about daily life and its many worries as you step into this expansive estate and this modern cabin makes the experience even more memorable!