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.
While there is no dearth of natural light inside this luxurious home the truly comes alive after sunset as dazzling artificial lighting takes over to highlight specific architectural features in style. The lower level of the house contains the public zones while the top floor contains the bedrooms and the bathrooms.
Have you ever felt that the magic of your new home or renovated apartment wore off all too quickly and you were left searching for ways to recapture that excitement? The creative folks at Andrew Maynard Architects came up with an innovative new way to keep things fresh and unique as they turned an old boring structure in Australia into a truly one-of-a-kind modern home.
Designed by Casamanara to meet the needs of a modern family the loft is spread across and with large windows that bring in plenty of natural light and a neutral backdrop it exudes a chic refreshing ambiance.
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.
The dark exterior of the cottage allows it to blend in effortlessly with the landscape outside as dusk sets in everyday while the spacious deck area and the large living space with glass walls visually connect the interior with the outdoors. Panoramic views of the serene lake outside and the lush green natural canopy turn this retreat into a nature-lover’s delight…
Here the local grasses and ivies beautifully combine with the stone architecture and make a large building seem cozier: This -style room shows what is possible when you think modern with a traditional cottage (here they’ve simply taken out the attic floor of a traditional cottage to give the space a cathedral ceiling).