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.
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.
A beach house is the perfect way to get away from it all – especially for those who love warm weather sun sand and surf! Beach houses have taken a turn from the traditional coastal style with a beachy vibe to homes that are far more contemporary polished and have an ability to serve as a yearlong primary residence.
The creative folk from also ensured that the stone walls inside the house were used in a smart and striking fashion with white contemporary surfaces and finishes allowing them to shine through.
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.
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.
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 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.