It is not often that you encounter a deck space that is as appealing as the home itself. But in case of the it is the fabulous and fascinating deck area that has everyone’s attention. Presenting a perfect blend of form and functionality the place sports a remarkable hangout that comes with a stylish pool and ample room for an entire family.
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.
Since both the clients and the architects wanted to create a home that had greater visual connectivity with the outdoors large floor-to-ceiling glass windows were utilized in an expansive fashion. This not only created a more airy and open atmosphere but allowed for ample natural ventilation to drive out any remaining dark corners.
The former Friends star now owns this gorgeous home in Malibu that showcases a cool and understated coastal style. Interiors of the residence are largely kept neutral in nature with a heavy presence of driftwood that grounds the entire space and brings in the necessary warmth. The ceiling sports large wooden beams which also give the home a very distinct look. Another of Matthew’s former Friends co-star Courtney Cox already owns a Malibu beach house not too far off as well.
The growing trend in modern design and architecture is to create homes that are one with their surroundings. Draped in a hood of green that offers plenty of seclusion the Southlands Residence in Vancouver is all about the perfect synergy between interiors and the exterior. Smartly placed concrete walls wooden partitions and sliding glass doors combine privacy with unabated views of the many sights and sounds outside.