The use of wood has been smart and trendy and complements perfectly the large portions of glass both in its texture and in its varying shades. The spacious master bedroom and the master bath along with the modern kitchen that is both contemporary in function and classic in form give this home a balanced look. With green building materials and energy-saving insulation and heating methods the renovated home is all about smart sustainability.
Crafted to allow its residents to enjoy a wonderful view of the distant Argo Saronic Sea and sporting a lovely roof garden and glass staircase it provides for a comfortable and classy retreat. The building designed by 314 Architecture Studio sports three single-floor apartments with each one of them offering a single master bedroom along with two other smaller ones. One single look at the building and you will notice the extravagant use of glass that accentuates its beauty while offering the residents panoramic views of the nearby sea along with providing for natural ventilation.
‘Green’ is the new cool way to go. Whether it is because it offers a reduction in the power bills or allows you to take a slight moral high ground irrespective of your motive it seems that eco-friendly building design is here to stay for good. With consumers becoming more aware design and architecture firms are being forced to take this path as well and this vibrant and cool building in the heart of is another one of those which follows this exact model.
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!
To ensure that it does not cause a detrimental effect on the panoramic natural surroundings the home uses various eco-friendly measures like a solar panel rooftop that allows it to go off grid and low energy lighting installations that save up on power.
If you’re looking for a distinctive design consider a round deck – place a fire pit in the middle and a rounded bench that’s perfect for a chilly autumn evening or a snowy winter day. Other methods of adding a personal touch could be to install planters for an herb garden a small gazebo or interestingly shaped railing.
One of the best things about smart renovation of an old home is that you not only get to have a brand new home that suits your latest needs and meets to your current taste but it also allows you to keep the spirit of the original home intact and the memories (if any) attached with it alive. And that is precisely what FINNE Architects have tried to accomplish with this gorgeous home set among secluded woods about 25 miles north of Seattle.