But you do need the right dwelling for such an experience and designed by Ark-Shelter the offers this experience to the hilt. Created by these eco-friendly cabin units running on sustainable energy can take you away from the usual getaway spots and turn pretty much any lot into a tranquil and comfortable home away from home!
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.
Even from the outside one can easily notice that this Indonesian house is a touch different from others in the neighborhood. You can see the old vintage and colorful wooden panels coupled with brick walls and a dash of greenery give the street façade a unique and exceptional visual appeal.
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.
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.
Complete with three bedrooms two bathrooms a laundry room and additional functional areas this inviting weekend house is both inimitable and inventive. Every heritage home needs a makeover at some point and when that time comes you want a balanced blend of the traditional and the modern the existing and the new and a seamless transition between both the worlds.
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.
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.