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.
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.
Located in a windy landscape it offers a warm stay around the year. Full height glass walls bring exterior into interior of this house. The exterior of this landlocked location is blessed with beautiful natural terrain- hills valleys and marvelous façade.
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 situated in the historic in South Africa is a remodeled structure of an old 1950s residence.It’s the work of studio Nico Van Der Meulen Architects who have taken utmost care in making this design perfect and complete — making it one of the major attractions of the whole area.
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.
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.