Modern homes are not just about great places to live in that are clad with luxury and filled with décor that is both aesthetically pleasing and ergonomic. It is all about maximizing what it has to offer. When it comes to providing the perfect view luxury homes condos beach houses and even city apartments are all trying to attract the consumers by giving them a view that they cannot refuse. Of course they is nothing like waking up in the morning and staring at the vast stretch of blue and enjoying the point where the ocean and the sky meet.
This spectacular reconversion of a Grade II listed monument into a family home is one example in a very applauded growing tendency : the recycling of historical or industrial monuments under a new functionality. It is ecological resource-friendly practical from a structural point of view and most of all an ingenious endeavor of architecture that proves the motto “form follows function” wrong asserting the flexibility of constructed space.
The architects and interior designers made a smart choice to achieve this specific target by using low cost and traditional building materials for the home while they went for top notch décor in order to furnish the home and achieve the required ‘expensive and luxurious’ look.
Adding to this are solar water heating technology ambient natural lighting and 60000 liters of water storage system that ensure that the home further retained its ‘green’ tag. Designed by Tim Stewart Architects it is a wonderful example of sustainable architecture.
We’ve compiled a collection of our favorite tiny houses complete with breathtaking photos. From a billboard-inspired home to a mineral-shaped downtown dwelling these houses are amazingly innovative not to mention cozy. Yet somehow impeccable design keeps them from seeming claustrophobic!
While some offer this unique view of the horizon others provide sights and sounds of the big cities and relaxing flora which helps kick start your day with freshness galore. And don’t forget the evening view. A relaxing supper with a beautiful sunset right outside your windows lets you enjoy some beautiful food for the eyes along with your palette. A later dinner will showcase the gorgeous lightscape made by the city buildings and landmarks.
Not to mention the abode is named for the hemlock tree around which it is built. Check out the details at The HemLoft. In the meantime enjoy these images which show the truly stunning views from this Whistler Canada home as well as the practical yet stylish side of small-space living. Let your childhood tree house fantasies live on…