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.
Each room flows into the next in a seamless fashion and the use of black and white ensures that there is as little visual fragmentation as possible. A lovely living area a spacious dining space and a modern kitchen occupy the lower level while a compact staircase leads to the study bedroom and the en suite bath on the top floor.
The contrast between the living areas and the bedroom is apparent with the latter offering far more privacy while providing framed views of the scenery outside. A lavish spa-like bath with a standalone tub completes this residence spread across that wins you over with its Mediterranean magic!
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.
We are often so focused on interior design and decorating that we tend to ignore the exterior of our home. The façade of a building is what gives it a sense of identity and lets it stand out visually from its surrounding structures.
And contemporary architecture is all about crafting the perfect silhouette that not only offers a sense of individual style but also effortlessly interacts with the landscape around it. Designed with an air of exclusivity by Dietrich – Untertrifaller Architekten in epitomizes this trendy new approach by utilizing two cubic structures that are stacked on top of one another.
The main level of the house features a double-height living room with a stone fireplace at its heart. Massive windows elegantly frame the views outside and the adjacent dining room and library offer additional cozy nooks. The entire retreat is designed to encourage maximum interaction between family members and plenty of emphasis is placed on social areas.