We often find amazing inspiration in life from the most unexpected sources and the ingenious folks at FMD Architects found theirs in the art of tapestry and stitching! Nestled in the iconic Australian city of the is a wonderful example of how one can creatively integrate the old with the new in a seamless fashion thanks to smart design solutions. Nestled on a lot that was just 5 meters (16.4 feet) wide the original was in urgent need of a stylish renovation and extension.
Renovating and extending a modern home is a task that requires a balance between a respect for the existing structure and an ability to incorporate innovative new spaces. Blending the old with the new is often a hard task but this sparkling in seems to pull off this look with elegance and panache.
The vertical pacific teak cladding the outside of the home gives it a unique sense of identity and is combined with exposed concrete walls to create a distinct and grand façade. Step inside and one finds that both the walls and the ceiling are elegantly draped in cedar panels that are painted white to give the house a relaxed beachy vibe.
And yet they all have that typical Aussie flavor with an interior that is rich in varied textures and seamlessly connected with the outdoors. Located in Wandi Australia is a smart private residence that incorporates all these traits that we’ve come to expect from a house. But this ingenious residence built by Webb & Brown-Neaves takes things a step further by brilliantly combining modern and rustic design elements to fashion a home that has a style of its own!
The emphasis here is on outdoor living with a beautiful deck a refreshing pool and numerous balconies encouraging the homeowners to spend more time outside. Large circular cutouts in the roof usher in ample ventilation and also add an interesting visual element. Serene relaxing and comfy this is the perfect way to escape the big city rush!
Crafting a modern family home that serves the needs of every member in the house while ensuring that one area seamlessly connects with the next is indeed a difficult task. Located in the suburb of Australia this fabulous and relaxing residence was designed by Urbane Projects after tearing down two separate smaller homes that previously occupied the lot. Welcoming its guests with a refreshing and beautiful infinity pool the house caters to the needs of a large modern family and is designed to effortlessly serve its inhabitants for decades to come.
Blending the old with the modern is indeed a tricky task and often renovations and makeovers demand a certain sensitivity towards the existing historic structures. Located in the West Village neighborhood of this fabulous townhouse was first built in and has undergone quite a few changes over the years.