But that is not where the wooden wonder ends as the floorboards made from recycled tallow-wood give the home a hint of green goodness and sustainability. Spread across two spacious levels the living areas are housed on the top floor to ensure that the homeowners can enjoy the best possible views throughout the day.
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.
Smart wooden accents add warmth to this ravishing Aussie home and a large wall of windows connects the interior with the reflection pond and the lovely backyard at all times. The open-plan kitchen lounge and dining area also seem to extend outdoors while the inviting pool deck tempts you to spend more time outside than indoors. A master bedroom a game room an upstairs bar and lounge and other spaces complete this expansive home.
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.
An imaginative design and exemplary balance between wood glass and concrete give the home its unique ! While the penthouse level offers amazing views of the city skyline and the Highline park the glass addition brings the sights and sounds of the changing seasons indoors in an unabated fashion. Timeless decor like the Tulip table and chairs along with the iconic LEM Piston Bar Stools complete this chic home.
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.
Located in a skyscraper that features a fitness center spa and valet services a bicycle room a rooftop terrace and integrated WiFi services the lavish apartment will drape you in unadulterated luxury. Coming with two amazing bedrooms and three bathrooms that feature historic decor additions the penthouse itself offers a relaxing Jacuzzi and sauna along with unabated views of the Statue of Liberty and the Hudson River in the distance. One of the two entrances of the penthouse leads into a living area that is covered with reclaimed hardwood floors from the Portuguese embassy in Paris. And that is just the start of the remarkable collection that the luxurious home holds!