Sliding wooden frames with glass become the connection between the new social zone on the inside and the lovely deck and garden outside. A pergola structure extends the outdoor hangout while an accent wall in concrete and wood steals the show on the inside. Then there is the large floor-to-ceiling bookshelf that brings color in its own unique way!
Filtered sunlight along with the modern Scandinavian style of the cabin ushers in a bright and cheerful vibe even as the backdrop becomes the focal point even in the kitchen dining area and bedrooms. Space-savvy design contemporary fireplace and surfaces draped in wood complete the relaxing getaway.
A neutral color palette new lightweight walls skylights and top-notch insulation and energy-efficient LED lighting put the final sustainable touches on this dashing home Down Under that relies on lighting spatial arrangement and a connectivity with outdoors in order to provide the perfect living environment for a modern family!
One of central guiding principles for the makeover was the original design of the home that relied on a simple roof form low-sloped ranch and a basement that was completely visible to the outside world. Removing the poorly planned sunroom that was added subsequently a new carport gives the its distinct front façade.
Passive heating and cooling were used to create a more thermally stable interior that did not rely on artificial heating and cooling systems while a flood of natural light cuts back the necessity of artificial lighting during daytime. A new mezzanine level with skylights brings additional ventilation even as an efficient and space-savvy workspace sits snugly below.
Midcentury modern elements can be found throughout the house but with an eclectic twist. A couple chairs in bright yellow at the live-edge dining table geometric floor tiles in the kitchen an all-wood kitchen island and shelving and stylish contemporary pendants complete an open plan living that feels inviting and inimitable. A home office swimming pool and relaxing bedrooms put the final touches on a practical transformation.