The most attractive feature of this house is its location. Contrary to usual sites like lake’s shore or urban areas the site of this house gives access to lots of privacy and calmness. Designers haven’t compromised on quality or beauty on account of the remoteness of its location. Interiors are made as wonderful as its exterior. Wooden floors concrete walls curtains and amazing furnishing altogether give a luxurious living experience.
Here’s a masterpiece work from Wespi de Meuron Architects — a renovated house located in Treia Marche a rarely domesticated village in Italy. Italy is a traditionally rich land and has given birth to lots of famous architects. Renovation has got multiple implications; natural resource management being the most prominent. In 1995 this building caught fire and was damaged. Since then it has been under the surveillance of the municipal authority.
The lower level of Harrison Street Residence finds space for three bedrooms two bathrooms a bar and wine room. A large open living room gives the impression that the house is very spacious. Large motorized windows aid easy and efficient cross ventilation whereas the wood-cum-steel stairs impart beauty and strength to the residence.
Spread over an area of more than 17000 sq ft this residence is more like a palace. Carlos Prio-Touzet and Jacqueline Gonzalez of Touzet Studio are the designers who conceptualized its architecture and the project was completed in October 2008.
Moreover wood acts like an air conditioner and essentially maintains a cool atmosphere inside the house all round the year. All rooms are cross ventilated and utilize coastal breeze from the nearby ocean. The site is really calm and tranquil which is indispensable for elder ones. Automated windows provide enough privacy and there are provisions for rain water harvesting. The house is designed with an eye to utilize as much daylight as possible to minimize the power bill.
Situated in the outskirts of Cape Town in South Africa the residence has been designed to get a wonderful view of the mesmerizing sea and the beautiful mountains. The house built as a sequence of the nearby Nettleton 195 gets its design from Cape Town based studio SAOTA aka Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects.
The interior of ‘Loft Apartment’ imparts aesthetics as well as a contemporary outlook altogether. Right from the entrance you would be invited by a sequence of bright colored paintings and this seems to be most distinguishable trait of this contemporary building.