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.
Timber panes posts and finishes lend warmth while creating a fluid and adaptable living environment. Unabated views of the park outside are balanced with necessary privacy even as a splendid yard and relaxing pool complete the residence.
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!
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.
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.
At its heart is a double height dining area / social and activity zone with a large wooden tale. The 1.5 x 3.0 m table provides plenty of desk space for everyone in the family and becomes the heart and soul of the refreshing interior.
One of the immediate highlights of the interior that one notices is the split-level living area and the way its vast double-height presence becomes the overwhelming factor that shapes the house.
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.