While the cedar section contains the guest rooms and the courtyards the structure clad in stone holds the living areas and a unique art collection. Combining the essence of the panoramic rustic scenery around it with a distinct contemporary vibe this charming residence offers the best of both worlds!
Each individual residence contains three bedrooms 2 bathrooms a spacious living area along with a kitchen and dining space a series of balconies home office zones and a roof deck that offers a wonderful view of the city skyline. There is no shortage of space inside this home as the lavish living area seems to be visually connected with the world outside thanks to large glass doors and windows. Despite having a strong industrial flavor modern additions along with the top level of the residences give the interior a softer more modern look.
Accomplishing precisely this with color and class Ganna Design turned a 30-year old house in Taiwan into a gorgeous and engaging modern home. Inspired by those multi-colored windows that one sees in churches and the choices of the homeowner’s two little daughters there is no shortage of vibrant richness inside.
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.
Even though the original timber frame from the barn was utilized for the new rustic home it was completely draped in that also make up the roof as well. A polished concrete slab with a radiant heating system makes up the floor of the house and also offers an elevated platform.
The refined appeal of the summer house comes from the purity of its design and the innate minimalism that has made Danish design so endearing to the world. Every little detail is carefully curated and the decor kept as unfussy as possible to accentuate this idea of frugality and functionality.
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.