While the exterior has a more edgy and industrial appeal the interior is draped in white and muted colors to give it a more modern vibe. It is the ground floor that contains the living spaces while the top floor contains the bedrooms bathrooms guest room and a stress-free home office. The extensive use of wood links the exterior and the interior aesthetically creating a cozy functional family home.
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.
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.
It is the top floor that houses the living area kitchen dining room study and a powder room with the entire level overlooking the rest of the garden area thanks to the use of sweeping floor-to-ceiling glass windows. Much of the interior uses a neutral color scheme with white and lighter tones of gray shaping the backdrop as one sees a clear contemporary-minimal style hold sway.
Much of the house and its floor plan are defined by the courtyards that surround it bringing in both natural light and a hint of greenery. This creates a nice indoor-outdoor interplay allowing the homeowners to spend time outside while enjoying the comforts of a stylish interior.
And while modern and contemporary styles often seem to have little room for local flair this particular home in Vietnam takes a completely different approach to design as it places local design principles and the specific needs of the homeowner way ahead of the accepted modern style.
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.