A semi-minimal living space kitchen and dining area located on the lower level are connected with the lush green backyard in an unabated fashion while the top level with the bedrooms and the bathrooms provides a serene and personal refuge. Elegant decor additions like the sizzling Caboche Chandelier enliven the home and scenic views of the beautiful lake in the distance help complete this tranquil getaway.
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.
Transforming an old house from the or into a lovely modern home is a task that is hard enough during the best of times. But when you need to convert an old ragged and into a sparkling contemporary space the challenge is even steeper.
The idea came about when the homeowner asked the architects to spare enough room for the 3 tapestries of houses made by her mom! The timber beams not only add visual splendor but also offer insulation and ample shade for the homeowners to enjoy some lovely summer evenings in the courtyard.
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.
A private courtyard on the lower level allows the homeowners to enjoy a ‘serene sanctuary’ right at home while the top terraces offer amazing views of New York City. Resourceful elegant and ergonomic this trendy transformation pays homage to its glorious past while looking ahead!
Taking this up gleefully and coming out with flying colors is Shaun Lockyer Architects which has given an old cottage in a bright new lease on life. The transformed and improved Aussie home is now an inviting family residence in a valued neighborhood of the city and combines unhindered city views with ample privacy.