The two new cantilevered structures added to the original residence do not alter the street elevation of the home and most would be surprised to find such modern interiors as they step in. Large floor-to-ceiling glass windows accentuate the open living plan and also offer ample ventilation. A spacious courtyard with a refreshing pool lovely deck space a fireplace and lush green surroundings tempts you to spend more time outdoors than inside!
There is absolutely no doubting the fact that renovation and restoration tasks are always more challenging for architects and designers than conjuring up a home from scratch. The restrictions placed by an existing structure make the task of a ‘makeover’ a creative challenge.
Located on hilly terrain in the suburban neighborhood of Seattle the combines clean lines with modern details and define simple volumes with a highly sophisticated fashion. During the day the beauty of the house is enhanced by the surrounding trees and vegetation while at night the recessed lights and the large windows make it glow in the dark like a shiny bulb. But the is when you enter.
Located in the heart of Austin Texas and conceptualized by James D. LaRue Architects the is a warm and inviting residence that charms you with its obvious cheerful appeal. The owners of the home placed emphasis on a design that has seamless connectivity with the outdoors.
Giving a traditional home a contemporary overhaul is a task far more challenging than designing a brand new residence from scratch. The pre-imposed constraints often make the work of architects that much more difficult. Stephenson ISA Studio though has done a commendable job in turning an old and dull residence in Manchester UK into a fabulous modern home that exudes transparency and class. One of the major elements of design that altered the look of the existing structure was the extensive use of glass.