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.
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!
White is the color of choice throughout the house with wood ushering in warmth and textural contrast. The upper level holds the adult and kids’ bedrooms creating a clear separation between public and private areas even as modern décor and woodsy accents complete this beautiful Aussie home.
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.
Every space inside the three-level home is blessed with beautiful views of the distant sea and the landscape just outside. An even more breathtaking aspect of the escape is the study that cantilevers above the main house and extends outside in a striking manner.
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.
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.
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!