The new structure doubles the living area to 2500 square feet and also adds a basement which further serves the needs of the family that moved into Koser I. Fetaures like Foamed-in-place insulation and insulated sheathing and passive heating and cooling techniques cut back the home’s reliance on artificial sources while a 8.4kW photovoltaic panel unit and geothermal installation power the home completely.
Cleverly built decks around the house along with the garden pool area and other spaces extend the living space outside. A rainwater collection system and host of other planet-friendly features put the final touches on a home that is breezy beautiful and well-lit at all times.
Currently up for grabs the home contains four spacious bedrooms four bathrooms and a private yard that gives the entire family a space to rest and rejuvenate. The house itself welcomes you with a beautiful entrance that leads to the double height living area.
Adaptive reuse of old structures does much more than utilize resources in a smart fashion. They create new styles and trends that come about due to a clever blend of contrasting themes.
It is a combination of wood and white that shapes much of the lower level of the house and the wood here is much more than an aesthetic addition. Wooden ceiling and other wall coverings inside the double height living area help reduce dispersion of noise even as the entire lower level with its own bedroom can act as an apartment on its own.
The mudroom and laundry area are rolled into one with two staircases and an artist’s studio elevating the ambiance to a whole new level. Everything here feels curated and classy with textured walls giving the home a more traditional timeless look
Others might prefer a clerestory window to usher in brightness. But the takes a different route with the use of skylights that fill the entire home with plenty of natural light. Revamped by Downie North Architects this 1950’s bungalow in the suburbs of Sydney was given a new floor plan along with a cheerful vibe that alters it entirely.
A series of wooden decks around the house add to its impressive appeal with large windows bringing in all the necessary warmth in this harsh environment. It is hard to imagine a home set in a more exotic and exquisite landscape than Casa LM!