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.
Architectural studio Moon Hoon with offices in Seoul designed an angled residential retreat in Korea. Featuring a distinct facade shaped out of several angled volumes the Panorama House gathers vistas of the surroundings through different-sized windows that frame the views from each room in a new and creative way.The angled facade allows views from different perspectives and strongly connects the interiors to the surrounding suburb.
Geometries are brilliantly selected to make the building spacious enough out of a given limited area. Horizontal hinges are an example of their innovation and the hinges make the wooden pallets to shrink horizontally. This provides a large opening into the outer world despite the limited interior. Care has been given in every step of the Ame Lot Project to avoid stress on the ecology. And the Ame Lot seems to be an epitome of eco-friendly design.
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.
In the initial phase the architects from Scott Allen have completed 12 spectacular homes all within 2000 square feet to 4000 square feet area. But the site could occupy as many as 75 residential sites. The layout of the residences is marvelous as well as modest and conforms to traditional Pacific design. All units exhibit an aesthetic outlook and have been designed giving priority to utility.
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.
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.