This could range from something as simple as framing the distant mountain views to perfection or a much more complicated task that allows the residence to blend in with the landscape in every sense of the word. Nestled on a beach strip in São Paulo Brazil is all about connecting an existing home with its natural surroundings in the most luxurious and exquisite way possible.
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.
Large glass doors and windows open up the living area on the lower level and master bedroom to the view outside even as the smart wooden deck and negative-edge pool extend the living space beyond the white walls.
Timber and stone become the two defining elements of the serene home both on the outside and inside with décor that perfectly complements the rustic vibe blending into the backdrop. Comfort is combined with aesthetics seamlessly at every turn with features such as the stone fireplaces in living area bedroom bathrooms and even the patio; exposed timber beams; and fabulous lighting creating an inviting ambiance. Masterfully framed views become a part of the home’s narrative at every turn and one stays constantly connected with the majestic peaks creek and dreamy walkways outside.
But the in Victoria designed by Schulberg Demkiw Architects finds that lovely balance between both elements perfectly as light wells and small garden features are used cleverly to usher in ample light even as a perforated timber screen keeps away prying eyes.
The holiday season is behind us and most of us are trying to shake off the festivities and rush as we get back to work. But for those still looking to hang onto those last few remnants of festive bliss we have a gorgeous vacation home among the majestic peaks and wild landscape of Montana and it seems to perfectly capture the holiday spirit!
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.