The lower levels of the home contain the public spaces with each one seemingly flowing into the next. Strict barriers between the rooms are done away with to promote greater interaction between the various zones and family members as well.
With an almost industrial approach to design ergonomics and passive heating and cooling techniques that cut down on energy consumption take precedence here. Clean straight lines give the home a contemporary look while the social zones the public areas and even the bedrooms on the top level open up towards the gorgeous backyard and pool area. It is this landscape that defines the overall form of the house and with a concrete pool deck visually extending the living space outdoors there is plenty of opportunity created for fun family time.
Located on Mercer Street in Manhattan’s trendy Soho area this 5000-square-foot penthouse puts you right smack in the middle of New York’s hottest shops restaurants and nightlife. You can also save some of the budget you put aside for barhopping by heading up to your own private Sky Bar to grab drinks while enjoying a 1500-square-foot lanscaped terrace with its own rooftop kitchen.
A small seaside hill with a rugged coastline on one side and tall mountains on the other a vantage point that lets you soak in the panoramic landscape and a gorgeous holiday home with an air of breezy elegance; the in New Zealand plays host to a truly memorable summer!
A unique dining space snugly rests between them and features a beautiful window that brings a hint of greenery into the contemporary home. A large bookshelf wall that flanks the staircase completes the setting.
But it is the new glass and timber ‘box-shaped addition’ in the rear that truly transforms this old structure and gives it a sparkling new lease on life. This contemporary pavilion contains the new living area kitchen and dining room and opens up towards the gorgeous garden outside.
Combining the timeless with the trendy contemporary style with a world of contrasting textures in is truly a one-of-a-kind modern residence. But having previously come across some lovely Canadian homes by Boom Town it is barely surprising to see such an array of almost ‘rustic’ materials being used so elegantly to shape the unique interiors of this home.