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.
With an exterior that embraces the traditional elements of a classic townhouse and an interior that is quirky spacious and filled with plenty of light is a modern family home that showcases ample versatility.
The lower level family area is connected with the wooden deck and backyard outside even as the kitchen and dining space are flooded with ample natural light. With a design that allows the parents to constantly keep an eye on their three young boys this is a home crafted to withstand loads of activity!
Industrial style and townhouses go hand in hand with even the recently renovated and revamped bringing along with them an undeniable and trademark industrial aura. The might not overwhelm you with the style but it combines contemporary finesse with rough textures exposed wooden ceiling beams and industrial-style windows to offer the very best of both worlds in a refined manner.
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.
The use of traditional elements natural materials and unique textures aims to bring out the original rustic aura of the home even as a neutral natural lime-based whitewashed backdrop ensures that the ambiance inside is soothing and refined.
Originally built in the 1950s the sweeping family home was subsequently altered several times resulting in changes that destroyed its beauty and played havoc with the interior space. It took a fabulous makeover from David Coleman Architecture to undo the mess!