There is something so familiar about a white picket fence that it immediately draws us in. It is compelling to look at urging us to get closer to it and the breathtaking garden that’s lying behind it. We can stare at the fence in fascination wondering if the interior of the house does the marvelous exterior justice!
The courtyard sits at the heart of the house and a ventilation duct on the second floor brings in light and natural breeze. While hitting the house is gently drawn into the courtyard it is the slightly curved outward roof of the south side that directs the air outside. This also helps in cooling the house naturally on less boisterous days!
A unique feature of the house is its distinctive pitched roof and polygon façade that were largely determined by the slope of the site local building norms and a desire of the homeowners to combine privacy with unabated views.
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.
If you find us constantly harping on the importance of lighting and natural ventilation while planning for a home then it is for good reason. Lighting can make or break the appeal of an interior and can transform a dark dingy and unlivable space into a modern cheerful setting.
Unassuming décor open wooden shelves smart partitions and sliding glass doors add to the sense of light-filled cheerfulness of the interior even as a rooftop lounge promises stunning views of the city and beyond. In a world where homeowners are increasingly becoming more averse to the use of bold color this chic Brazilian home is truly a revelation of sorts!
For a house that already looks magical a white picket fence is just a cherry on top. A soft pink color of the house is an amazing background for a white fence! A white picket fence creates an enchanting setting surrounding a house and allowing the space within to be a mix of different colors all connected by the beautiful fence.