The elegant forest house has a distinctly contemporary appeal and even though the exterior is draped in black the interior presents a contrasting white picture. A large living area with a smart mezzanine level is at the heart of the residence with minimal decor and warm wooden surfaces adding character and personality to the setting.
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 lovely by LSA Architects in Australia fits this billing perfectly as its lovely Federation era brick façade conceals behind it a relaxing and ergonomic interior with a dynamic indoor-outdoor interplay.
The nifty idea results in a home that pays rich tribute to the heritage of the existing mill while turning the interior into a modern retreat. The original stone walls were reinforced and restored carefully while the glittering new addition in wood acts as a room-within-a-room and even ends up creating a glazed clerestory! Pine boards and polished concrete define the new floors while construction-grade spruce plywood ends up adding warmth to the walls.
An alfresco area next to the kitchen a large BBQ space and even an outdoor dining area encourage the family members to spend as much time under the sun and shade as indoors. The extensive use of concrete also minimizes maintenance and offers top-notch insulation turning the Wolseley Residence into an ingenious exquisite home.
A stunning home that brings the outdoors inside with its wonderful use of skylights a beautiful atrium and a gigantic folding glass wall system the in is a spectacular study in innovative design. Conjured up and brought to life by Prototype Design Lab the elegant contemporary home is as special on the outside as it is on the inside.
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.