Large steel and glass windows open up the new dining area and kitchen toward the backyard and create a seamless indoor-outdoor family zone that is both refreshing and spacious. Cabinets in beautiful blue in the kitchen add color to an otherwise muted setting even as the multitude of textures and cool floor tiles give every room a personality of its own.
Designed by Martins Camisuli Architects the original residence largely features exposed brick walls which add to the beautiful narrative of the extension. The project replaced an existing internal courtyard with a greater usable living area while adding a lovely kitchen and dining nook that utilizes the available space in a smart fashion.
Yet the resultant home overcomes these hurdles with smart planning and precise execution as every inch of space is utilized to the hilt. Structural walls and the orientation of the home bring ample privacy even while opening it up completely toward the ocean views outside.
Another highlight of the home is the office pod on the top level that seems to be draped in wood and contains plenty of storage space. Both its placement and design ensure that disturbance here is minimal even as the greenery outside and the view beyond add to its charm. Efficient and graceful this is a home that has been fashioned to meet the specific needs of its residents to absolute perfection.
Anything that is not an absolute must is done away with in the living room and classics like the Wishbone chair in the dining room and wooden furniture usher in that exquisite Scandinavian charm. A sculptural steel staircase with wood stove paste and bowling alley wax finish exposed wooden ceiling beams open kitchen cabinets and marble countertops add to the uniqueness of the interior.