With a curvaceous silhouette reminiscent of a sail Steeltec37’s modular Aqua Floathome brings a distinct nautical vibe to Germany’s Lusatian Lake District. But don’t mistake it for a rusty dinghy. The metal and glass abode offers up the latest in lake-top luxury with sleek finishes and top-of-the-line modern furnishings.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For those who are minimalists at heart decorating a home with both style and sophistication can be a real challenging task. Minimalism requires discipline order and an ability to keep the space as de-cluttered as possible.
Evocative additions that borrow elements from a simpler ranch-inspired lifestyle and a seamless connectivity between the interior and the outdoors ensure that every day here feels like an endless vacation.