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.
The transition between the old and new is further aided by the use of a simple neutral color palette while the metallic beams in black and the large glass doors and floor-to-ceiling windows usher in some much needed contrast. Looking beyond the open living area kitchen and dining the front restoration and the smart bedrooms undoubtedly steal the show.
With local construction code of Hamptons allowing only a maximum of of construction area for pool houses the architects had to squeeze in all the required facilities in the limited area. accomplishes this with effortless panache!
Created by Robert Young Architects this small and efficient pool house in New York is one such structure that maximizes space while adhering to local pool house building codes.
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!
Dubbed the Creekbluff Studio the smart addition extends the square footage of the house and also acts as a guest space and fun recreational zone when needed. But on the weekdays it is a dedicated office with enough room for 5 people to comfortably work within its confines.
Even if you are not Irish there are a few things that everyone knows about the nation – the overload of green associated with it St. Patrick good luck charms like the shamrock and drinking Guinness Stout until dawn.
Living off-grid can be well and truly liberating. If you are surrounded by constant rush of a big city the unending array of lights and sounds and a sea of humanity then getting away from it all does put your mind at ease.