A small and traditional home in need of a modern makeover is a situation that we come across on a pretty regular basis. Nestled in the suburbs of Sydney this federation semi-detached cottage residence was given a quick makeover with a brand new addition in the rear by Amrish Maharaj Architect expanding the available space and also creating fresher more modern living environment.
The basic idea behind the design of the house is to keep things simple with a minimal decorating style taking over. On the outside the house is draped in white and gray and this polished color scheme holds sway inside as well.
With River Rapel meeting the Pacific in this quaint setting the residence designed by WMR Arquitectos does all it can to capture the beauty of the distant landscape and bring it indoors.
Stretching just 7 meters wide and 20 meters in length the designed by 7A Architecture Studio is one such gorgeous contemporary home where two smartly planned levels maximize space with ease.
The clients wanted a home that was secure as the lot enjoys twin access points; one from the front and one from the rear street. Combining a sense of spaciousness and freedom with privacy and security the new home is spread across two different levels with the lower floor containing the open plan living area kitchen and dining and the top level holding the bedrooms and other private zones. The double-height living area drives away any feeling of ‘lack of space’ with a brightly colored orange couch at the heart of it all.
The in is a world in itself. With an imposing structure curated gardens all around it and an interior that combines old world English charm with modern chic and country styles this impressive residence feels comfortable and breathtaking at the same time!
Designed by André Pihl to combine Nordic minimalism with modernity and plenty of warmth the lovely little escape offers all the comforts of a contemporary home and does so without going overboard. It offers a lesson in restrained sophistication with an interior that is clad entirely in white.
A Thorp Design creation the new interior of this seemingly regal house is all about blending the old and the new in a balanced and refreshingly innovative fashion. The result is impressive in the way it makes an otherwise overwhelmingly lavish setting seem cozy and even ‘private’.