Creating an aesthetic connection between a 100-year old farmhouse and a smaller modern outbuilding that has been built far more recently is a tricky task that requires attention to detail.
is one of those materials that gets very little praise despite the immense amount of work that it puts in. It stays concealed in the backdrop and allows more polished and cozy surfaces to take all the credit.
Concrete walls wooden slats and floor-to-ceiling sliding glass walls usual air of modernity. Natural ventilation and unassuming décor fashion a smart living environment where orthogonal geometry defines overall space.
The existing house was more than 100 years old and that meant that much of the revamp needed to happen in the rear living the street facade largely untouched. Then there are the constraints of space with most of these Aussie homes having a long narrow silhouette.
Then check out the in designed by Perretta Arquitectura. It has an undeniably elegant form and achieves this by putting together horizontal concrete planes and unobstructed glass walls. It feels all too simple and yet wows you instantly; the blend of textures the intersecting planes and the simple straight lines!
The common areas outdoor gardens and walkways between the two structures serve a space for relaxation while the new interior makes up in style for what it lacks in sheer volume.
A contemporary bridge connects the two buildings and the space between them along with the surrounding landscape acts as the outdoor relaxation zone. It is not just polished modern finishes glass and concrete that hold sway here as stone walls and plush décor bring additional visual contrast.
Half-transparent perforated steel panels turn the attic area into mezzanine level of sorts while creating visual connectivity between the tranquil upper level and the living area below.