Designed by IF_DO it is the pitched roof the new extension that gives it a touch of traditional charm even as beautiful use of skylights brings in a flood of natural light. The rear addition acts as a transition zone or sorts between the existing home and the garden while offering an unabated window into the sights and sounds outside.
The unique design of the roof ensures plenty of natural ventilation and creates a cooling natural breeze during hot days. With the remainder of the house being carefully shielded from harsh weather conditions it is the living area where one feels most connected with the scenery.
Nestled in an affluent neighborhood of Ahmedabad Gujarat India the family retreat relies on the greenery around it for privacy even as the sweeping living areas dining space and kitchen flow into the landscape outside.
It is the ingenious convex curve of the roof along with the clerestory windows that instantly grab your attention as you enter the new rear extension that opens up towards the garden and the extended wooden deck.
Overlooking the bright lights of Oakland and the in the distance sits proudly on one of the highest points of the Eastbay mountain range. Designed by Terry & Terry Architecture the smart residence makes most of the spectacular views on offer while combining an open living ambiance with innovative design solutions.
With a neutral color palette that largely relies on white comfortable modern furniture and wooden cabinets along with floating shelves the nifty extension feels both relaxing and refined. A space-savvy workspace and a wine storage area integrated into the kitchen island put the final touches on a dashing makeover of a residence whose Heritage façade is still neatly preserved!
Designed by MODO Designs the structure of this pavilion-style retreat is divided into two sections with the front façade holding the public spaces and the more sheltered rear edifice containing the bedrooms and the bathrooms.