Adaptive reuse and smart extensions have largely replaced home transformations that involve replacing existing structures with entirely new buildings. Apart from saving time energy and resources this also preserves a sense of history and nostalgia.
Modern homes are all about finding that perfect balance between a cozy comfortable interior and a spacious inviting outdoor area with a seamless synergy between the two. The by Allouchie Arquitetos is one such beautiful residence where modern family life finds ample space to express itself.
Having lived in a home with spatial limitations for over a decade and a half the owners of this mountainside residence in wanted a smarter more efficient and refreshing modern interior fit for their urban lifestyle.
It’s amazing how important a fence can be. The classic picket fence gives the house a domestic feeling because there is something so familiar about its design. It has an inviting appeal! This beautiful vintage home painted on a lovely shade of pastel blue is picture perfect! It’s absolutely dreamy calling you in its beauty enhanced by the pretty little white fence!
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.
A series of folding glass doors with dark frame delineate the interior from the outdoor hangout even while allowing light to flow through unhindered. The innovative roof does the rest as it brings the northern sunlight while giving the open plan living kitchen and dining a more spacious and breezy ambiance.
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.