Concrete plays a pivotal role in shaping the house and giving it a refined industrial style even as a cedar-clad accent wall offers visual contrast and inviting warmth. A spiral staircase leads to the top level that holds the kids’ rooms on one side and the master suite on the other connected by a concrete and glass bridge.
And if you’re looking for something a bit softer around the edges BMT’s egg-shaped Sea-Suite might fit the bill perfectly. The oblong design was actually first developed for a cruise liner terminal in Hong Kong but was reused to envision a series of beach homes and floating residences.
Dubbed this striking home in Melbourne is an old warehouse that brings along with it much of its original charm while providing modern functionality. Containing two separate homes that are rolled into one large unit the lovely residence can accommodate two families with ease or its homeowners can easily use it as a multi-generational home where everyone has ample individual space. Apart from a blend of two different styles – industrial and modern and the two different individual homes the revamped warehouse also combines the charm of exposed brick walls with the warmth of rich wood floors to deliver ‘twin elements’ in every sense of the word!
Apart from the warm color scheme it is the use of natural stone and glass that instantly captures your attention and fabulous French doors and large windows with dark steel frames enhance this look. The fusion of a multitude of styles is evident here with custom decor additions ranging from the rustic and vintage to the industrial and modern coming together effortlessly.
Windows were kept to a bare minimum with just three large windows on the main living area offering scenic views of the mountain terrain outside. A smart air circulation system and a black corrugated steel exterior make the home even more energy-efficient.