This multi-story home was remodeled by Feldman Architecture to combine the classic Victorian exterior with a bright and airy contemporary interior promising the best of both worlds. Steel and glass play a major part in the stylish makeover while gray and white dominate the color palette.
The all-white kitchen with its marble countertops features a gorgeous central island at the heart of this ‘social space’ which creates plenty of opportunity for interaction between family members. A large wooden deck pergola and outdoor dining add to the open-air lifestyle.
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.
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.
Spread across the home boasts an overall form and unassuming interior that are defined by functionality and sustainability. Large windows bring in plenty of natural light and reduce dependence on artificial illumination while warm wooden surfaces offer the perfect insulation.
Our choices in home design are often influenced by nostalgia the neighborhood that we grew up and live in and of course the architects and artists who touched our lives. Having spent most of their lives in New York in a period when ‘loft renovations with distinct industrial style’ were the hip trend this retired couple wanted a similar residence in Oregon.
Contemporary homes that combine smart design with a touch of energy-efficiency and innate simplicity are quickly becoming the norm across a world that is increasingly eco-conscious. Showcasing this trend in a captivating fashion is the refined in which aims to serve the needs of a young urbane family.