A great perk in embracing the concept of adaptive reuse is the way that you can turn those old family homes into sparkling contemporary residences with little effort and creativity. This not only saves money and time but preserves all those memories that come attached with the home.
Designed by the creative duo of and from MARTINarchitects it leaves you speechless with a mesmerizing use of contrasting textures a seamless blend of refined contemporary style and industrial flair and an ambiance that is absolutely fitting for a spectacular bachelor pad!
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!
The color scheme is kept largely neutral but with a masculine twist and the lighting adds to the dark sophisticated vibe indoors. Unique furniture pieces crafted by Igor Martin for HIS add to the style of the apartment even as cleverly placed splashes of yellow give it a more pleasant and inviting look. With a dramatic contemporary bathroom and a beautiful bedroom flanked by a home workspace on one side and a walk-in wardrobe on the other this is a bachelor pad that any guy would be proud to call his own.
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.
It is the double-height living room on the lower level that morphs into the heart and soul of the home with the dining area and kitchen on one side and the open outdoors on the other. Connected with the backyard pool area and the sweeping deck it has a relaxing outdoorsy feel and the open design with large glass doors and windows enhances this airy ambiance.
The structure of the house offers shade to the outdoor lounge and the barbecue spot while the section of the home containing bedrooms adds to the visual of the rear garden. Concrete wood and glass shape this unique Brazilian home where the homeowners find themselves spending more time outdoors than inside