Located on a quiet and private 2-acre oceanfront property this cabin-style getaway offers you a secluded haven that combines modern-day luxury with unadulterated natural charm. The landscape around the retreat is filled with stone pathways and curated walkways that allow you to explore the sights and sounds outside even as the cabin itself welcomes you with its unassuming charm.
Previous partitions that created a clustered and boring look on the lower level of the house were replaced by smart strong steel beams to create an open plan living area. Wooden ceiling beams a concrete fireplace structure and lovely flooring that demarcates the living room from the kitchen and the dining areas give the home plenty of textural contrast.
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.”
There are plenty of things that Brazil is famous for across the world. There is football amazing beaches with a lifestyle that leaves you intoxicated and of course the rhythm of the samba! But only a true design aficionado would know that it also is home to arguably some of the best luxury homes and grand villas that are nestled in the lap of nature! Located in in the middle of the Atlantic Forest and overlooking the distant ocean the designed by Jacobsen Arquitetura is the latest entrant in this exclusive club.
Taking what they term as a ‘deliberately incomplete’ approach to the overhaul the architects used sliding walls bi-fold doors decks and an exposed steel frame in the courtyard to shape an inside-out look. Audacious and intriguing the sure turns heads!
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!
The use of color along with curated decor ensures that the loft does not feel like a typical industrial-style home even while letting the past of the building peak through. Wooden surfaces add warmth to each room and multi-hued rugs put the icing on the cake in a home where class color and creativity come together in the most enjoyable fashion!