Achieving that elusive balance between privacy and a sense of spaciousness and freedom is a tough task indeed when designing a home in an urban setting. Often one residence starts where the other ends and privacy means closing off the home to natural light and ventilation as well.
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.
If you have already flipped through the breathtaking Spanish Peaks Cabin that we featured a few weeks ago then you will quickly realize the trademark style that brings to these magical mountain homes.
A stone fireplace becomes the focal point of the living zone while it is natural timber sourced locally that dominates the bedroom scenery. Each room flows into the next seamlessly and the lovely rustic flair is maintained by keeping things simple and true to the local architectural principles. A splendid mountain home that is an absolute showstopper!
Dubbed the the gorgeous house showcases a smart fusion of the old and the new as a classic pitched roof is reinvented to wrap around the exterior skin that extends all the way to the entrance.
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.
A large north block and a more modest south wing of the home are brought together by a glass area that brings in natural light and ventilation. A fascinating entry court with a of large live oak trees adds another unique dimension to the cheerful ambiance of the house allowing you to escape the rush of the fast-paced urban lifestyle.