It almost feels like a magical little space that has come alive from the page of a fairytale book and as you step inside the different sized opening between the various rooms inside adds to this wonder.
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.
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.
Combining this idea of urban sophistication with spectacular views of the Southern Ocean and the distant beach the by John Wardle Architects is both spectacular and serene! The idea behind the design of this beach house on a ridge above the in Victoria is to frame different views and to bring them together in a curated fashion to give those instead the most captivating visual experience.
A beautiful new family house no sits in a place that was once occupied by an old and dreary structure. Part of a larger community of homes and ranches spread across the region in Tapalpa Mexico finds inventive new ways to blend in with the landscape around it.
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.
With most Victorian homes and cottages the street front of the house is completely left untouched or given a quick brush up at the most. But with this smart Melbourne project the façade is redone using naturally oiled Cyprus timber battening.
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!