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.
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.
By cleverly painting over most of the period features within the room the designers managed to give the old townhouse a sparkling inviting and fashionable makeover without actually splurging too much. This also does away with the necessity of any major renovations and definitely makes the revamp a lot more budget-friendly.
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.
But its new homeowners wanted a modern yet relaxing residence that combined rustic beauty Scandinavian simplicity and contemporary comfort in a seamless and sensible fashion. This is precisely what Scott & Scott Architects accomplished as they gave the family residence a style of its own!
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.
Extending the living area of an ’80s terrace house is a challenging task in itself but working with an already existing rear extension only makes the project even more challenging. This gorgeous semi-detached house dubbed is nestled in the lovely neighborhood of and its smart contemporary polycarbonate and glass extension opens it up towards the small rear garden with eloquent ease.