Originally built in the this old and weary residence was turned into a stunning modern masterpiece that combines aesthetics with eco-friendly ergonomics. This was accomplished by Ezequiel Farca Architects who went about the task of modernizing the home with elegant panache!
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.
It is not very often that you come across such an energizing use of color in contemporary homes but this gorgeous NYC loft manages to pull off the look with panache. A full-colored couch in blue along with ottomans in bright fuchsia steal the show in the living area and the gorgeous use of brilliant blue in the kitchen adds to this exquisite look.
The exterior of the residence in dark gray also adds to its contemporary transformation and the decor inside is kept simple neutral and minimal to match this style. A color palette that uses warm earthen hues and lighting accentuates this ambiance and a refreshing pool outside seems like the icing on the cake. Hooked on to solar power and tapping into a grey water reuse system this altered 70s home is all about the seamless fusion of style and substance.
The home opens up completely towards the forest in the rear and a large private deck sitting area and mezzanine level welcome you gleefully. Moving away from the traditional design plan of the living area on the lowest level and private quarters on the top floor the takes the opposite approach.
The small living space and sitting area set the mood as the walls of the rooms are covered with amazing bright artwork that grabs your attention instantly. In fact you almost tend to overlook the presence of the unassuming decor and the existing wooden beams add a fascinating twist to the entire area.
Spanish cedar and brick give the home a warm traditional ambiance while the decor is kept minimal and unassuming. Wood is the major component that shapes the ceiling in each room the modern kitchen and the lovely wardrobes while the neutral color palette stays away from gaudy colors.