Simplicity is beauty and often it is the most obvious designs that offer smart spatial solutions even while providing gorgeous aesthetics. Nestled on a lush green lot in Brazil this fabulous contemporary home was built by Bernardes Arquitetura using intersecting planes and parallel walls made of pigmented concrete.
Designed by AE Arquitectos this large and spacious home is instantly recognizable thanks to its exterior in gray that has been crafted using cut and molded volcanic rocks. The rocks give the home a personality of its own even while striking to the contemporary-urban narrative of the structure. Pinewood has been combined with the stoic presence of rock to add a warm cozy appeal to an otherwise minimal silhouette.
The beautiful and seemingly timeless stone wall exterior of this dreamy Spanish home in has been left completely untouched. This not only preserves the historic charm of the residence but also creates a beautiful contrast between the polished interior and the rugged exterior.
Refurbishment of a home that is 150-years old is a task that requires sensitivity and plenty of care along with ingenuity and an ability to create space where none exists. Accomplishing all this and a whole lot more with flowing aesthetics and a touch of modern flair is the Bilbao Architecture Team who carefully altered the to meet the needs of its more modern homeowners.
Completely crafted from wood it is only the roof of the structure that uses metal with top-notch insulation and an energy-independent design making it a delight to live. Green minimal and woodsy this is indeed the ideal retreat with loads of fun!
A host of eco-friendly features put the final touches on this Aussie escape with passive solar design top-notch insulation rainwater harvesting and on-site sewage treatment allowing the house to largely function off-the-grid.
More than the ambiance of the space it is the many unique design features of this structure that demand your attention. For instance each side of the tiny chalet has its own entrance with two windows that are identical in shape but of varied sizes.
Designed by Habitech Systems the new interior of the cottage has a revamped floor plan with the bedrooms now moving to the front and the rear extension housing the open plan living area.