Were entrusted with a similar job when home owners of an eight-decade old residence in Noordwijk Netherlands opted for a modern overhaul. Bringing together its original ‘rustic’ elements with contemporary extensions is an example of a renovation that keeps the character of the home intact.
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.
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.
Beverly Hills California is probably one of the most well-known neighborhoods in the entire planet. Associated with the of nearby tinsel town any home in this locality is indeed hot property. This elegant and refined residence takes the sophistication a couple of notches higher with its spacious interiors and equally appealing surroundings. The beautiful house is surrounded by lovely woodlands that offer ample privacy for those within. Step inside and the home instantly transports you into a stylish and sleek contemporary setting.
A warm outer cladding allows the home to blend in seamlessly with the natural tones outside. Large floor-to-ceiling glass windows offer unabated views of the world outside as you escape from a mundane life in the concrete jungle!
To achieve this glass has been employed extravagantly throughout the residence to create a seemingly transparent look. With beautiful lighting and floor-to-ceiling glass windows dominating the façade the home blends in beautifully with its green surroundings.
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.