Just the right amount of modern – that is how one would define this smart contemporary residence in Texas nestled on a lot neatly tucked between the Colorado River and Highway 360. Dubbed as the the house acts as a wonderful interface between the lovely landscape outside and the cozy comfort of the interior as it highlights the indoor-outdoor interplay.
The contains three different levels with the basement floor housing the home theater study guest space bathroom and laundry while the ground level contains the open plan living area along with the kitchen and dining space.
While most architects would view this as a major hindrance to the design of a new home the innovative folks at Refresh* used it to their advantage by placing the bedrooms and master suite on the lower level of the sparkling new residence.
Reflecting the multicultural heritage of the neighborhood that it sits in this contemporary residence designed by Beyond Homes and Building Bloc Design blends into the existing community seamlessly while bringing along with it an undeniable hint of uniqueness.
But the fabulous in crafted by Mark+Vivi showcases the true meaning of the word ‘sustainable’ as it turns a 1920s tire shop into a modern live/work studio that also serves as an exhibition gallery for creative local contemporary art and architecture!
Stone fireplaces play an important role in bringing this sense of inviting warmth as their presence in the living room bedroom patio and the family room give each of those spaces a fiery and dreamy focal point. Custom décor lighting fixtures and accessories add to the rustic beauty of the interiors without compromising on luxury.
But it is much more than the color scheme that catches your eye here with hickory quartz countertops and raw metal adding textural contrast and beauty to the polished interior. Moroccan-inspired tiles in the bathroom and a partition in the living area bring pattern while a cool sliding barn door makes a bold visual statement in the bedroom.