Nature is thankfully once again becoming a big part of modern home design with eco-conscious homeowners willing to sacrifice bright city lights for rustic tranquility. The in is one such beautiful contemporary residence where the house itself meanders its way through the landscape and becomes one with the world outside.
Simplicity and minimalism ensure that the home feels uncluttered and organized. Traditional elements of vernacular design are carefully combined with new-age ergonomics to give the homeowners a functional and serene escape.
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.
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.
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.
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!