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.
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.
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.
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.
The house is essentially simple and glass doors and windows virtually blur differences between inside and outside. All units have been decorated with marvelous furniture and natural decorative items. Wooden floors walls and pebbles on courtyard offers exquisite visual treat. Presentation center Butterfly house Gable house Cascade house Garden house Visor house Courtyard house Pavillion house Lantern house Meadow house are the various units featured in this tremendous project.
The by Stephane Malka Architecture near the busy urban streets of Paris has been designed as a modern student residence. The construction is just a remodeling — without changing its original traits — of a pre-existent building. The only things new here are some wooden palettes which impart a new outlook to this structure.
According to the architect team remodeling was done on the parent building to increase the living space. They included four luxurious bedrooms and a large entertainment area in the original building. Since the original building was flat-roofed a vertical expansion was a viable option for the future. With the sliding and stacking doors and glassy windows the difference between internal and external areas are dissolved considerably giving the home an urban feel while retaining natural openness.