Conjured up and brought to life by Petr Hajek Architekti the inimitable silhouette of the features six different rooms facing six different directions giving it the form a lazy reptile that is sunbathing on a cold day! While the long corridor that makes up the entrance is one of the of the house the other five have been crafted to offer the perfect view of five different trees that occupy the garden outside.
Due to the inherent narrow width of the home the architects needed to be extra careful regarding the optimum usage of space. Just the residence acquired a new two-story glass rear extension that opens up into the lovely backyard and gives the interior a sense of spaciousness.
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.
The of the home was given a fresh new lease of life and even the rear façade was given a novel yet classic look that was achieved using dark grey bricks. While the traditional townhouse appeal of the residence was left untouched on the outside the interiors paint an entirely different picture. Spread across three existing levels and a new fourth level that was added to provide open-air patios the house combines warm wooden surfaces with sleek decor and contemporary design to create an inviting ambiance.
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.
The top two levels feature four different bedrooms that include two principle suites and a couple of bunk rooms. Designed to serve as a wonderful getaway both in the winters and in summers for generations to come the Crow’s Nest perfectly complements the surrounding landscape while offering the best possible views of the mighty Nevada range.
The top floor houses a home library a master suite a family room and another study. The interiors exude a classy elegant appeal with timeless decor additions like the Moooi Random lights and the Eames Molded Plastic chairs. The transformation from a pre-war cottage to a contemporary residence is so amazing that the unsuspecting would never even have a clue!