Some build love nests and others build love islands. All love boat jokes aside married couple Wayne Adams and Catherine King began constructing Freedom Cove their incredible oasis on the water back in 1992 and they’ve been adding to it ever since. Now the couple-made island off of the coast of Vancouver Island comprises a whopping 12 mini platforms with all sorts of amenities from an art gallery to a greenhouse and even a dance floor!
Another interesting feature is the 10-meter-long floating that connects the two living areas and offers an enhanced interaction zone for family members. With dark black walls in the backdrop fabulous contemporary decor in contrasting lighter hues and sculptural wall art in bronze every little detail comes together to create a truly exquisite interior.
The two materials present a lovely contrast visually while bringing a touch of rustic beauty to an otherwise elegant modern residence. The two distinct wings form an L-shaped structure that is completely closed towards the street and opens up in an unabated fashion towards the rear using large sliding glass doors.
When it comes to providing backdrops ranging from the serene to the stunning few cities come close to the charm of lovely. Located in one of its heritage suburbs the Residence combines a hint of colonial vibe with a breezy industrial palette and plenty of contemporary comfort.
Sarah and Kimo Bertram’s admiral blue maritime home in Mission Creek San Francisco was designed by Robert Nebolon Architects and built by contractor Bart Elmer with many of the same kinds of covetable architectural elements you’d find on land. Despite its liquid foundation the house’s double-level main living space features large dramatic windows that allow homeowners to soak in those baby blue water views.