While some will purchase tiny homes to make their compact living dreams come true others will build their own! That’s right–these dwellings are little nuggets of inspiration proving that anything is possible. Furthermore these amazing homes make it clear that minimalist eco-friendly living can be chic and affordable. Now that’s some good news!
After all what could be more beautiful than overlooking a blue sea a dense forest tall mountains or a city skyline? The pictures below envision Single Hauz in a variety of unforgettable settings. With large glass windows and a spacious balcony we think this residence is well worth the stair-step climb!
This next home takes the tree house concept to an entirely different level! Uniquely orb-like in shape The HemLoft was built by Joel Allen after an attempt to retire at age 26 proved unsuccessful. Yes behind this interesting dwelling is an equally interesting story! Not to mention the abode is named for the hemlock tree around which it is built. Check out the details at The HemLoft.
While these compact homes reflect the best in modern architecture and design they also show the undeniable appeal of small-space living. Who doesn’t love a challenge? And what could be more challenging than stripping life down to the barest of essentials especially in an age of excess?
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 latest revamped home comes in from South Africa and conjured up and completed by Nico van der Meulen Architects it is both modern and inviting in its outlook. The revamp project has been dubbed as ‘House The’ (Yup does not seem a very creative name but we can live with it) and the extensive remodeling was done on the ground floor as many of the internal walls were done away with to create one large and unobstructed flowing space.
The designed by studio Bohlin Cywinski Jackson uses many natural elements which make it a part of the western oaks Douglas fir and the lush green yards that are part of this lovely creek. The 10200 square foot home seems to use mostly wood to ensure that the aesthetics of the interiors remain modern and yet ‘natural’ at the same time.