IF you are familiar with the work of like this amazing renovation of an old mill with stone walls on the Scottish border that we featured awhile ago the mesmerizing transformation of the White House barely surprises you!
That is something you would find on the wish list of many across the planet. And sometimes in order to realize this dream you might have to work with an awkward lot a small cliff and a lack of expansive space. But all that is well worth the hassle if you end up with a home like in Australia!
Designed by Feldman Architecture for a couple with three boys much of the residence reflects the personality of the homeowners and their desire to live in an open functional and modern setting where ergonomics are intertwined with effective design. Spread across four different levels it is the two lower floors that contain the public spaces while the third level houses the kids’ bedrooms and the master suite.
Raw concrete walls provide interesting accent features indoors and visually connect the interior with the façade while dark colors are shunned in favor of an all-white or gray backdrop. A contemporary kitchen and spacious dining area on the lower level complement the style of the living space while the top floors house the private quarters. This is a house that aims to present a stylish dashing and contemporary portrait at every turn.
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.
The original fireplace brick wall feature and mid-century touches are combined with a bright hot pink coffee table and a lime green wingback chair to bring the best of both past and present!
The kitchen with its smart shelves large island and an industrial-style steel storage rack blends in with the living area while the dining room dazzles with gorgeous lighting and unassuming elegance. A minimal master bedroom kids’ bedrooms and bathrooms complete this unique and intriguing family residence where the fun times never end.