The house in its basic form is an amalgamation of two different structures – an ‘I’ shaped building that holds the private rooms along with additional bedrooms and an ‘L’ shaped structure that hosts the public areas.
Designed by Ronnie Alroy Architects the house gets its name from its Z-shaped silhouette which lets it become a part of the green backdrop. The open living area wooden deck outside pergola and relaxing pool create the perfect social zone for friends and family.
Sitting next to an old farmhouse this small contemporary structure in Maine accomplishes this by using vernacular architectural features and a wonderful balance of elements.
The new building built by Elliott + Elliott Architecture is part of a multi-generational home where the kids and the grandchildren occupy the main farmhouse while the head of the family finds space in the newly built structure just outside. A wooden deck connects the two buildings and preserves the traditional charm of the farmhouse.
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.
Cozy creative and contemporary this Norwegian home adapts a style that preserves and enhances Scandinavian design without sacrificing modernity and functionality.
A modern home with Scandinavian style and a dark exterior that helps keep the interior warm in chilly winter months; in Oslo maximizes space in its own unique way. Designed by Austigard Arkitektur this minimal residence is draped in wood with black or white pigmented beech veneer covering most of the rooms.
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.