The fine balancing act between giving a classic home a gorgeous contemporary extension yet keeping the aura of the original structure intact is indeed a tricky affair. Located in the saw the addition of a savvy and practical modern living space to an existing double fronted. While the street façade of the original house was kept intact the new extension took shape in the rear taking maximum advantage of every inch of available space.
The historic city of is arguably one of the most beautiful in all of Europe and its dreamy medieval charm cobbled streets imposing cathedrals and scenic beauty still attract travelers from across the planet. It is only fitting then that the Chameleon House located on the outskirts of the Czech capital draws the inspirations for its contours from the outside!
And located at Donner Summit in the Sierra Nevada range the in is one of America’s oldest and most beloved getaways. Perched at a height of the by BCV Architects is a beautiful and dreamy retreat where classic design meets modern comforts!
Crafted by architect Stuart Sampley this gorgeous home welcomes you with a sunken living room that allows you to escape the midday Texas heat with a quick refreshing nap. The sunken space also offers ample privacy and gives the interior an air of luxury.
The architects from ensured that the classic Victorian-style street façade of the house remained intact along with the bedrooms in the main house. Instead they capitalized on the additional space in the rear and crafted a trendy and contemporary glass extension that now houses the living room kitchen and the spacious dining area.
It is not very often that we find a gorgeous beach retreat dressed up like a cabin in the woods. But the amazing in seems to effortlessly combine the warmth of wood with the breezy and casual style of a beach house to create a contemporary residence that is both extravagant and exceptional.
Since our readers have asked for some of the ‘before photos’ of the renovation here they are so that you can truly appreciate the transformation that has taken place. Australia has a habit of producing the most audacious creative and at times expansive homes that we have stumbled across.