But the rustic structure and its cozy interiors match the splendor outside and transport you into a world that is far away from the constant rush and concrete glitter of more mundane city life.
Of course turning an old and unused tire shop into an edgy industrial and elegant home does sound like a planet-friendly makeover showcasing the many benefits of adaptive reuse. But the Tire Shop Project goes way beyond that by simply merging the residence of designers Mark Fekete and Viviana de Loera and their workspace into one.
It is absolutely no surprise that when it comes to contemporary homes it is the synergy between the structure and its environment that is increasingly becoming the top priority for homeowners.
Dubbed and designed by the creative folks at LOHSS Construction this is the perfect blend of the classic mountain cabin a luxurious escape that offers access to some of the best ski slopes on the planet and a cozy comforting getaway with modern ergonomics.
The idea of a relaxing holiday and an idyllic sunny beach are almost intertwined with one another and many of us find styles such as coastal and nautical both pleasant and relaxing. It is barely surprising then that these two styles along with beach-inspired décor sit on top of decorating styles perennially!
It is the lower level of the house that holds the living areas while the top floor contains the master suite along with additional bedrooms and guest spaces. An opening in the top level fashions a spacious double-height kitchen and dining area that adds to the cheerful breezy character of this modern coastal residence.
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.