A cozy upper unit of an 80’s duplex building in the (interesting choice of name indeed!) combines brilliant architectural solutions with the vision of the homeowner to create a fascinating contemporary home.
The revamped Tasmanian home now contains the new living space kitchen and dining room on the lower level of the rear extension while additional bedrooms and entry are moved to the existing structure.
Transforming a traditional row house that dates back to 1880 into a contemporary home that serves the needs of a modern family is a task that requires a careful balance of form and function The space available is indeed limited creating another dimension to the design conundrum and it does take a hint of creativity along with an understanding of the building’s past to get the best result.
Even though it is muted colors that help shape the backdrop additions like the metallic pendant in the dining space and modern wall art in the living room bring a distinct identity to the fabulous residence.
We are always looking for ways to add some spunk to our home enliven those contemporary interiors and give each room a distinct personality and identity of its own. This delightful and energetic home in Yucatan Mexico offers some colorful and charming options in this regard as it uses a diverse array of tiles to breathe life into a neutral living space while inviting a hint of natural goodness indoors! Designed by H.
It is wall art décor and lighting that bring color and character to the interior even as the exposed brick wall adds visual and textural contrast. Large industrial windows another staple of the style make their presence felt as they bring in plenty of natural light and cleverly placed skylights further enhance this cheerful airy ambiance indoors.
It was Lane Williams Architects who transformed this 1960s midcentury home into a contemporary family residence by expanding the living area adding an additional bedroom and breaking up the visual of dark Western Red Cedar in the living area with a white-painted drywall.