We often see heritage homes across Australia get a modern makeover on the inside while the street façade is untouched and kept intact for obvious reasons. Nestled in a neighborhood filled in heritage homes the is a contemporary residence that embraces some of the classical characteristics to blend in with its historic surroundings.
With an effervescent pink glow these striking concrete walls give this modern Brazilian home its distinct façade even as a series of floor-to-ceiling glass walls connect the interior with the mesmerizing landscape outside. feels cozy inviting and yet minimal without ever trying too hard!
In-ground lighting around the house and a curated garden add to the beauty of this innovative house where there is absolutely no shortage of color character of greenery. With the bedrooms neatly tucked away in the rear and the dining and kitchen area serving as an extension of the living room the balance between privacy and unabated view is spot on.
It is the patio that creates a transition zone between the contemporary interior and the more rustic backdrop and also links different rooms of the house with a common visual element. Panoramic views of the ranch around the house add to its interior quality even as the décor is kept elegant and unassuming. A tranquil retreat that also feels modern!
With ocean on one side and lush green pastoral land on the other life here is a complete delight! But the good things do not end there as the façade in the west boasts of large operable screens that can be either entirely closed of open depending on weather and privacy one seeks. It is these panels that give the house its distinct façade.
When you think of a Chalet this little residence nestled on a lovely little lot in Switzerland is not the first image that comes to mind! But the is a project that explores spatial possibilities when it comes to modern minimal homes even while keep the exterior more vernacular and classic.
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.
The modern home in Melbourne designed by po-co Architecture borrows from the beautiful Victorian street façade of its neighbors but gives them a contemporary twist with a more charming adaptation! On the inside though the house is a picture of urban sophistication serenity and spaciousness!