There is nothing more refreshing than an outdoor lounge that presents a wonderful balance of elements and offers a tranquil retreat. Located in the eastern suburbs of the showcases how to make the most of the available space while creating a beautiful interplay between the interior and the outdoors. But instead of just focusing on the interior the house designed by Tanner Kibble Denton Architects takes a refreshing and breezy approach to extending its living area into the backyard by using a fabulous.
Simple straight lines and smart cubic structures have become an integral part of contemporary design in the last decade or two and embraces this approach while presenting an interesting textural and visual contrast. Exposed raw concrete walls are combined with large glass walls and wooden slats on the outside to blend the visually heavy elements with lighter elements. This approach also allows the architects to create a series of spaces that alternate between complete privacy and a sense of openness.
The weekend retreats and cool cottage homes of have an inimitable charm of their own. Draped in wood and stone many of these marvelous delights come with an airy and open ambiance that sees the lines between the interior and the landscape being blurred with elegant charm.
The task of giving this beautiful home a brand new extension that served the growing needs of the family fell upon Dionne Arquitectos and the ingenious architects from the firm sure didn’t disappoint! Amalgamating adequate privacy with open social spaces the re-designed residence charms you with an inviting feel.
Warm wooden accents are spread out in every room of the house and give the rooms a textural and visual contrast. Eclectic decor a neutral color scheme and glittering pendant light additions complete this revamped private residence located in a city that is rich in Spanish colonial history and architectural heritage.
Yet the defining feature of the house is the series of timber beams that runs throughout the new extension and links it visually with the existing Victorian house. Inspired by the various techniques of tapestry and stitching the wooden beams seem to “stitch” the new with the old!
The designers of the home wish to dub the typical style that its interiors exude as ‘rural rustic’ and that definitely is not far off from the truth. Yet the genius of its design lies in incorporating these rustic elements and textures without disturbing the overall modern vibe of the space.