Of course there is much more to this mesmerizing home than just the landscape that surrounds it as its cantilevered structure sits on a sloped lot and drastically reduces the environmental impact of the construction in this forested region. The clever use of wooden slats and sunscreen panels brings in plenty of natural light while keeping away any prying eyes along with the hot midday sun.
Designed by HAO Design the interior of this contemporary home espouses a love for the natural and loads of activity! Instead of a living room one walks into a study and playground inside this nifty home in Taiwan where the homeowners placed emphasis on creating a space that was relaxing playful and expressive.
Transforming an old villa to meet the needs of a growing modern family is a hard task that demands a smart balance between aesthetics and functionality. It is not just about expanding the living space realigning the different rooms inside the old structure and giving it a brand new sheen.
Much of the rear structure of the old villa was demolished to create space for a gorgeous new courtyard and a sparkling extension that is distinctly different from the existing home. Yet on the outside the new addition is clad in the same corrugated colorsteel as the old villa to give an image of cohesion.
While the large glass sliding doors bring in ample natural light it is the clever placement of skylights that truly steals the show here. A uniform stream of daylight illuminates every part of the new extended living space and even the tiny bathroom with colorful floor tiles benefits from the presence of a skylight!