This is a mountain home that epitomizes the eternal allure of quality log craft and why it is such an essential feature of unforgettable hypnotic cabin retreats. And adding to this charm are custom details such as the wine cellar unique staircase and cool kitchen cabinets and the bunkhouse that turn the into a one-of-a-kind escape.
Designing a stylish contemporary home as an infill structure that sits behind an existing house is hard enough as it is. But in the case of Refresh* Architecture also had to face the added challenge of working with a site that had as much as 6 meters of inclination.
While the exterior has a more edgy and industrial appeal the interior is draped in white and muted colors to give it a more modern vibe. It is the ground floor that contains the living spaces while the top floor contains the bedrooms bathrooms guest room and a stress-free home office. The extensive use of wood links the exterior and the interior aesthetically creating a cozy functional family home.
The use of large glass windows and doors connects the interior with the view outside even as a revamped balcony on the top level and a private hangout along with a rooftop pool considerably bring down the effect of the searing tropical heat.
International style and architecture are all about bringing together the best of different cultures traditions and regional flavors where one combines with the other seamlessly.
Mölle by the Sea relies on a captivating blend of steel timber and glass with its two floors above the ground level offering ample visual contrast. The top level clad in saw-finish Douglas planks seems to almost float above ground as the all-glass lower level living area blends into the backdrop effortlessly.
A perforated timber screen completely alters the dynamics of the home and allows the homeowners to turn the small backyard into a cozy little retreat right at home. The interior is largely clad in timber and concrete – a blend that brings together inviting warmth and modern minimalism in a seamless fashion.