Built by Denieuwegeneratie this exceptional semi-underground residence named Mountain House comes with its own mountain – created as an artificial hill to camouflage the residence on the northern side. Located in a nature reserve the Dutch Mountain House measures 12 x 19 meters of bright open interiors. An interesting flexible structure on the inside allows the space to be compartmentalized according to the family’s needs. Wooden structures ensure that a future space rearrangement would be easy and creative.
A beautiful space for the garden has been set aside towards the east of this magnificent residence. Interiors are well furnished in accordance with design suggested by studio OKHA. The residence features a spectacular living area decorated with post-modern kind of furniture and expensive carpets. Corners of wall are smooth-edged and rooms are separated by double thick walls. All elements co-exist here in harmony says a correspondent of OKHA Interiors.
Indirect lighting and a light but luxurious atmosphere proved to be the perfect choice for the Sea Shell Residence on Israel’s Mediterranean coast. The interiors of this impressive 7,500 square foot contemporary residence were created by Israel-based studio Lanciano Design. Looking at each of the spaces, a common characteristic of the interiors seems to be the elegant, open spaces filled with ambient lights that create a changing atmosphere.
Supported by a steel and concrete skin the interior volumes containing the living and resting spaces can be rearranged by adding or removing rooms. By using locally sourced lark timber to dress up the facade the architects embedded the modern architecture into the surrounding landscape.
Flooded by light through the glass side and featuring skylights and round windows the partly hidden structure benefits from a natural glow complimented by a carefully designed lighting system. An old jaguar car lives its second life as a bookshelf in the kitchen.
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.
Stretching across an area of 4589 square feet this wonderful two storey building has the main living room as well as the master suite on the second level. This allows you to have a full coverage of the exciting outdoor view. The house is an exemplary example of using wood in house construction.