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.
Chilean Patagonia is a landscape that evokes images of stunning mountains vast deserts and dense forests – all wrapped in a seemingly hostile and thinly populated environment.
A series of skylights and clerestory windows fill this large area with plenty of light while the kitchen and dining area in gray provide visual contrast and anchor the space beautifully.
The previous house on the lot was originally built in 1960s and was abandoned over time. The structure degenerated to a point where the locals referred to the place as the ‘shack’ before the latest revamp completely altered its appeal.
The house itself is a combination of contemporary design and woodsy warmth with straight lines and crisp finishes accentuating modern flair. A central axis of bedrooms within the house makes up the private zone and easily holds the large family of 6 while the exterior spaces serves as living area dining room kitchen and other social zones.
A single family home in Connecticut this modern residence was given a smart and elegant makeover to usher in light and a sense of cheerful joy. The current owners of the home took plenty of care while expanding it to ensure that the breezy appeal of the interior remained unhindered even as a white and gray color scheme provide a contemporary vibe.
The by Ben Giles Architect accomplishes this with a design that is sensitive to the needs of an elderly couple even as the street noise outside is kept out using a façade that relies on smart acoustics and wooden surfaces.
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.