The interior of the home seems to be connected with the garden outside at every turn and the smart courtyard with a freestanding bathtub separates the public and private space while ushering in plenty of natural light. With a narrow structure the home concentrates on passive heating and cooling techniques to reduce its energy bills.
A modern extension in the rear seems to be one of the most popular ways of giving heritage homes a new lease on life and adding to their existing living space. This is precisely the approach that LSA Architects took in the case of this exquisite home in as they turned the backyard into a breezy and bustling social hub for the family.
As one of the oldest types of structures stone cottages are still popular today especially in places where there’s plenty of extra rock lying around. For instance in New England and the UK stones were used as a building material to get them out of farmers’ way as they plowed their fields.
It is interesting to see how the majority of homeowners in recent times are opting for smart renovations instead of completely replacing old homes with grand new structures. Located in Canada the takes a similar sustainable and innovative path as architects from Boom Town transformed an aging house into a lovely modern residence. Yet one can see a wonderful blend of the old and the new inside the revamped home as warm wooden surfaces metallic accents and the exquisite use of exposed concrete walls gives the private home a relaxed.
A relaxing lakeside retreat in the woods that lets you escape the mundane city life and its constant rush is an absolute dream indeed. Located in Canada the Cross-Laminated-Timber Cottage was designed by Kariouk Associates to replace an old dreary cottage that already occupied the lot.
Yet there is a wonderful twist in the tale as the architects added an oak-lined curvy structure that steals the show and gives the residence a touch of playful charm. It’s no wonder then that it is dubbed the
The classy extension for the private home uses a structure that borrows heavily from industrial elements while wrapping them in a cheerful trendy cloak. Metal and glass shape the exterior and the roof of the structure filling the interior with ample natural light.