Accent pillows lighting and carefully selected décor pieces bring in bright color and lively pattern to an otherwise muted setting where aesthetics and function converge with urban refinement. The black and yellow metallic exterior of the Gardenhouse adds to this sleek suave image of a home where adversity was turned into opportunity!
Vintage and unique décor pieces from the 50s are combined with sculptural decorative pieces and colorful artwork that comes from the region. There is a very strong ‘Brazilian flavor’ inside the house and each of the individual elements has been carefully chosen to accentuate the overall ambiance.
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.
A splash of color in the kids’ bedroom lovely lighting and custom shelves with geometric style complete this posh residence where a soothing environment is easily and effortless combined with an air of sophistication that it borrows from the city of Calgary itself!
By placing the bedrooms on the lower level of the the natural slope of the backyard was used to give those inside ample privacy while keeping them open towards the lush green landscape outside.
Existing original hardwood floors in Ipê were restored with care while the presence of lush green vegetation gives the penthouse a soothing natural ambiance. Ingenious details bespoke furniture and an exceptional alchemy of contrasting elements creates a truly one-of-a-kind atmosphere inside this home.
Designed by Alterstudio Architecture and BF Homes the residence features a delicate balance between privacy and unabated views that has been carefully constructed to make the most of the home’s unique lot.