It is not every day that you come across a modern extension that brings along with it a hint of playfulness visual lightness and a touch of industrial charm all bundled into one lovely unit. But this smart family home in Belgium offers precisely that as it goes both easy on your eyes and on the purse strings of the homeowners!
According to the Examiner this Belgian cottage was turned into a B&B by adding the modern glass living room in the rear of the building. Architects Atelier d’Architecture Bruno and Partners “…introduced steel sheets into the existing structure to create a mezzanine floor; the aim then was to extend these sheets outdoors in order to create a living room enclosed solely in glass which opens out generously into the natural surrounding environment.”
A smart renovation is one that makes use of the existing structure in the best possible manner while transforming its ambiance and giving it the desired facelift. Typifying this to perfection is the gorgeous that blurs the line between the interior and the ravishing outdoors while giving the structure a touch of sustainability.
The new floor plan of the renovated house focuses on blurring the line between both worlds and turning the large sundeck into a natural extension of the spacious living area. Sliding glass doors from the dining space lead to this large wooden deck and every area of the living space offers unabated views of the greenery outside.
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.
Many of us opt for a neural color palette in the living room or family area and decorate the bedroom and bathroom in more extravagant shades. Even in a neutral living room bright accents and lively decor have become all too common in recent times.
The backdrop uses neutral shades along with a generous amount of gray while plush fabric throws pillows and accessories add pops of bright color. A stunning contemporary kitchen with a cheerful ambiance an ingenious dining space and a trendy nursery make up the lower level.