Comprising three volumes of varying heights clad in different materials the captivating residence draws you in instantly. While the main volume is covered in lovely cumaru wood planks the one next to it is draped in smart white quartz stone. The third unit surprises you with a glittering metallic armor in diamond-shaped corten steel panels!
If anyone said that you would not find a log cabin in the world that could match the nostalgic charm the picture-perfect beauty and the tranquil elegance of the in it would be incredibly hard to argue. This mesmerizing lakeside escape crafted with immaculate care by Dan Joseph Architects is located in and its rustic beauty coupled with modern comfort transport you into a world that stands in stark contrast with the rush of daily urban life. Spread across the cabin comes with 5 cozy bedrooms and 2 bathrooms along with the living spaces and a garage.
Decor choices also reflect the intent of the architects to create a timeless space that fuses modern ergonomics with a more classic design. But it is not just the aesthetics that influenced this choice of a stripped-down industrial look as the homeowners also wanted an energy-efficient home with plenty of natural ventilation and smart green credentials.
A four-story staircase with a skylight above brings in ample natural ventilation while reclaimed wood flooring and energy- and waste-saving strategies cut down on the home’s overall carbon footprint. Plenty of natural greenery around the home along with an efficient heating and cooling system further cuts down on energy consumption.
If the exterior seems delightfully disjointed in aesthetics the interior presents a contrasting picture with sleek modern design a neutral color palette and clean straight lines. A lovely atrium welcomes you indoors and a large skylight above brings in plenty of natural light providing the perfect environment for the interior bamboo garden.
The design of the Black House Blues and its remote location allows the residents to play their favorite tracks loudly while the large living area integrated with the top level lets them enjoy the songs from every corner of the home.
The lower levels of the holiday home consist of an open plan living area with the kitchen and dining space on one end and a lovely bedroom on the other flank that opens up towards the courtyard outside. Twin stairs connect the ground floor with the top level that houses three other bedrooms and bathrooms along with the family room and a small stove section. A perfect escape that glorifies the charm of adaptive reuse!