Designed by PDP London Architect the projects consists of a series of 28 independent homes and villas that form a secure and beautiful little community surrounded by panoramic landscape.
Yet it is the backbone of every modern city. It helps architects shape those stunning skyscrapers without any hassle and can morph into a wide range of forms with ease. But there are occasions when homes celebrate the raw unadulterated and untamed beauty of concrete with all its niggles and flaws. The in the small seaside town of Torquay is one such contemporary masterpiece.
On the lower level a neutral color scheme metallic accents a smart staircase connecting it to the bedrooms above and a rejuvenated kitchen and dining area set the mood. Opening up into the lovely backyard the breezy indoor-outdoor interplay of the Brunswick House puts a smile on your face.
Thanks to top-notch insulation that trumps that of the farmhouse next to it it is the tiny outbuilding that becomes the winter refuge for the family members still on the island while a while color palette natural light and an organized floor plan give the space a cheerful and uncluttered appeal. An open plan living kitchen and dining lead the way towards the reclusive and serene bedroom with ocean views.
Each of the homes might seem identical on the outside but step in and you notice the subtle variations in the floorplan wherever needed to make the most of the views on offer. Community living concept is coupled with privacy and healthy living at these Hong Kong homes.
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.
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.
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.