Designing a home that responds to the needs of the landscape it sits in adapts to its specific climatic requirements and becomes one with the backdrop is a hard task indeed. It requires balance precision and ingenuity that bring together two contrasting worlds. Accomplishing this task with modern flair and inviting warmth is the gorgeous in.
The open design of means it needs to turn to new strategies in order to combat the harsh desert conditions while retaining its contemporary appeal. This was accomplished by Kevin B Howard Architects using a unique blend of traditional adobe walls and a series of wafer-thin overhangs!
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.
Located in the neighborhood of in Canada the is a project that showcases how one can turn an old row house into an intriguing modern masterpiece full of whimsical elements! The exquisite remodel was carried out by MARK+VIVI and the revamped interior serves both as a cozy home and a spacious studio for designers Mark Fekete and Viviana de Loera.
One of the striking features of the house is the clever use of staircases bridges and walkways to ensure that the ground below is left as untouched as possible. With an exterior that seems to blend with the colors of nature all around it the distinctly contemporary structure seems like a natural extension of the countryside.
Showcasing another such alchemy of styles is this fabulous private home in the stylish suburb of Sydney. 181 Palmer is a converted warehouse residence that borrows from the charm of similar homes in NYC while adding a hint of quirky originality.
The double-height living space is clad in decorative screening to ensure that the wall of windows seems far more visually appealing while controlling the flood of natural light. Drapes and operable louvres add another layer of ventilation and temperature control to this level.