It is homes that interact positively with the world around them that serve you best in the long term and nestled on a seaside lot in Thailand the is one such private residence that draws you in with its unique form and ingenious silhouette. Designed by NPDA studio the stylish dwelling has a breezy casual vibe that makes it a perfect retirement home and a holiday retreat.
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.
The open plan living area is all about a seamless fusion of contemporary sensibilities and industrial aesthetics as the lovely brick walls provide a captivating backdrop from both the living zone and the kitchen.
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.
It is easy to notice the blend of contemporary and classic throughout the residence as the more modern kitchen cabinets in white floating shelves in the living room and open cabinets in the dining area offer stark contrast when compared to the original brick walls that constitute the backdrop. Comfy furniture with a hint of color adds to the breezy and cheerful vibe of the extension that charms with its efficiency and simplicity.