Designed by Utz Sanby Architects the unique private house sits on the edge of a rocky cliff that is 100 meters above sea level. Adding to the architectural conundrum is the narrow lot where high neighboring buildings are all too close.
The TV room is connected with the modern sunroom using custom sliding doors that also hide away the television when not needed. This not only saves space but helps control the level of natural light that enters the TV room and the living area.
It is definitely the season to embrace industrial style and it has been that way for a while now! As homeowners turn t the adaptive reuse of old structures in order to beat the urban space congestion this is a style that would only go up the trends chart in the years to come.
An essential part of the island’s heritage thanks to the stay of Boswell and Johnson in the late 1700s the original stone structure of this home was built in 1732. Despite being abandoned since 1810 the cracked stone wall of the ruins became an iconic part of Coll and it has been preserved carefully as the new addition is connected to this existing edifice with a glazed living room. The two wings are connected seamlessly to showcase the brilliant exquisite and unique blend of eras styles and contrasting materials.
This system of partitions forms the new heart of the house that shapes a dynamic and adaptable environment where form and functionality come together effortlessly. A background that is clad in neutral colors gives the interior a curated and contemporary appeal with plush décor adding both geometric and textural contrast. A snazzy bookshelf in the living room a live edge dining table and an efficient kitchen in black and white complete the ground floor that is connected with the private backyard.