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.
Of course turning an old mill clad in stone into a modern holiday home with understated minimal style does take some work and it is precisely here that WT Architecture stepped in. Transforming the discarded mill into a stylish hub the architects turned to an insulated timber building that was “slotted into the stone structure”.
Glitz and glam are great but if you’re searching for a pad with some character these West Village digs fit the bill perfectly. With whimsical touches around every corner from mid-century modern furnishings to verdant terrariums to a vintage Italian foosball table this spacious abode gives you a glimpse into the owner’s tastes…and you can literally taste some of his award-winning wine collection for a small additional fee.
Bringing the charm of forest life and an exotic treehouse to big cities we do hope we see more designs such as the Urban Treehouse which push the envelope of what is possible in the world of sustainable architecture.
Sleek wall shelves in black and white a cozy couch in black the iconic Isamu Noguchi coffee table and the playful Pumpkin chair and sofa by in bright red make up the living space. A snazzy dining room with acrylic chairs sits next to the kitchen and warm wooden surfaces add further elegance to each area.
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!
The top floor contains several bedrooms along with the master suite that combines unassuming design with a cozy ambiance. With a small private backyard a cool balcony providing a wonderful relaxation zone a home office and a media room the remodeled house makes wonderful use of available space.