The dining room and kitchen of the once-boring cottage home now showcase a more modern sheen with large windows bringing the outdoors inside. A minimal bedroom with walls partly covered in oak and a bathroom in black and white borrow from the curated crisp and classy color scheme and style of the living space. Kids’ rooms with multiple storage options and a space-savvy design complete the transformation for the Sydney home that is a cultured urban delight!
Utilizing a timber frame from a nineteenth-century barn and turning it into a modern home that can brave the chilly winters of the is a tough and tricky task indeed. But this is precisely what the ingenious folks from Kimberly Peck Architect accomplished as they gave shape to the environmentally conscious.
The dark exterior of the home stands in vivid contrast to the divine natural landscape that surrounds it and the more cheerful interior clad mostly in neutral hues. With a bold red door large window frames and a classic silhouette the residence exudes understated sophistication.
Showcasing a smart and seamless fusion of Mediterranean industrial and contemporary styles is a private residence designed by Egue y Seta. The house takes its inspiration from modern industrial lofts and this distinct design approach is showcased in each and every room of the renovated home. Located in Benicàssim which is renowned across the globe for hosting Spain’s top music festival the house epitomizes the tranquil lifestyle of the region. The landscape around the home is filled with beautiful gardens and provides a soothing getaway even as you overlook the pristine beach just a stone’s throw away.
The lower level contains the public spaces with the living area being filled with a midcentury modern vibe thanks to the iconic Isamu Noguchi coffee table classy seating options and brilliant lighting. The kitchen and dining space connected with the living zone open up toward the courtyard outside and a cozy reading nook under the stairs completes the level. With skylights placed directly above the woodsy staircase natural light filters down to the lower level of the home while stripped-down vintage socket-style pendants bring additional illumination.
The idea behind the project was simple enough in principle but far harder to execute. The harsh weather of the region meant that the new home needed the right insulation and an air circulation system that kept the interiors fresh while keeping the heat indoors.
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.