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.
Inspired both by the architectural roots of the house and contemporary trends the new structure aims to bring together the present and the past in a cheerful and seamless fashion. A private entry through the courtyard leads to the main living area even while leading you through a lovely reflecting pool that is connected with the swimming pool. The use of large retractable glass doors ensures that every room in the house is visually connected with the courtyard and the outdoor lounge. If you have seen the timeless design of Case Study House #22 you will quickly notice the inevitable parallels!
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.
Reclaimed wood is used throughout the home to minimize wastage of materials and the cozy home also keeps its carbon footprint to a bare minimum. From an aesthetic viewpoint the exquisite blend of textures unassuming décor and the woodsy charm of rustic style give this transformed barn home an inviting and curated ambiance.
The showstopper in this minimal living room is the American Oak sliding panel edged in bronze that hides the television with ease. At the touch of a button it gently gives way to the entertainment hub in the living room when needed and epitomizes the minimal style of the living room.
A stylish dining space with iconic Panton S Chairs sits next to it and leads toward the kitchen and the expansive rear garden. It is here that one finds the lovely outdoor lounge barbecue area wooden pool deck and of course the green backyard.
If you’ve always wanted to live in a waterfront home how about taking that dream a step further with a water home? Perhaps that isn’t the most melodious of phrases but you know what we mean right? Many floating homes have the option of being transported pretty much anywhere they can be docked and unlike houses the shore buoyant residences are much more resilient to rising tides. Check out our selection of marvelous below and let us know which one of them floats boat the most.