Just outside the bedroom the swimming pool invites dwellers for a swim from the first morning sun ray and can be used all year round thanks to solar collectors on the roof which heat the water constantly. Sounds pretty much like a vacation retreat right?
Behind the white volume in the front two distinct residences are united through an interior staircase in the middle with a corresponding set of wider stairs in the front yard placed slightly higher than the garage level. Named the this duplex is located in Stuttgart Germany.
The from the Australian designers Robinson Architects seems to the kind of house that proves just how great you can use glass steel and wood when decorating your interior. This two storey modern house is located on Sunshine Coast near Queensland and was meant for a retired couple but to be honest I could see myself or any other young fellows living in there just as great.
The extremely high ceilings in the living area make a roomy and grandiose statement. The hanging globe lamps accentuate this height even further. The flight of stairs with a landing is neatly placed against a wall that occupies a minimum of space allowing full use of the ground floor without a big visual intrusion.
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.
The eastern half features an open floor plan with large spaces and a dynamic layout easily accessible from the garage. Here inhabitants benefit from a master suite including a 14-metre long dressing room with fitted wardrobes and a glazed wine cellar. The dining area has ample room for a gathering of guests. The living area can also hold a family reunion.
Large glass walls allow a spectacular view to the outside greenery while letting sunlight to enter into the house during daytime. There is a steel-cum-wood stairs to connect the two levels of this sharp-cornered spiral house. A slight inclination is provided to the roof for easy drainage of rainwater which also helps minimizing heat loss due to radiation from the interiors to a significant extent. Overall the house in the forest seems to be a brilliant concept.