Instead of opting for the usual ‘giant glass box’ extension the creative folks from Whiting Architects wanted the latest addition to feel like a revitalized version of the old home that was already in place. Function precedes form inside this monochromatic structure that ensures not an inch of room is wasted with unnecessary corridors and transitional spaces.
Designing the interior of such an elegant place can indeed be challenging as one needs to find that ideal balance between modern sophistication and informal beach style. of seems to have got this spot on as luxurious decor in neutral hues is coupled with bright accents to fashion a serene and stylish living area.
The long hallway leads to the central living area that features a modern kitchen dining space and a family room with fireplace. The kids’ bedrooms master bedroom and the guest room are separated from this central unit using glass doors and track-mounted curtains. With windows acting like the eyes of the Chameleon and providing an access to the world all around it this is a house that is indeed as adaptable as its inspiration!
Featuring five bedrooms and seven bathrooms the house has obviously been crafted with the growing needs of the family in mind. Contemporary architecture is as much about taking advantage of the amazing landscape outside as it is about shaping exquisite interiors.
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.
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.
The fine balancing act between giving a classic home a gorgeous contemporary extension yet keeping the aura of the original structure intact is indeed a tricky affair. Located in the saw the addition of a savvy and practical modern living space to an existing double fronted. While the street façade of the original house was kept intact the new extension took shape in the rear taking maximum advantage of every inch of available space.