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.
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.
Taking this sustainable movement a step further is the in – a project where Neumann Monson Architects completely transform an abandoned old home into a contemporary residence that is energy-neutral and full of green features. The makeover is truly inspiring with the new house generating enough power for all of the family needs and then some!
We often come across different ways in which natural ventilation is brought into old homes to give them a new lease of life. A smart renovation using sliding glass doors and large windows is generally the preferred choice.
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.
But it is also the setting to some of the most beautiful panoramic scenery that one will ever come across and sits on a small chunk of this natural paradise. Nestled next to the tranquil and mesmerizing Lake Llanquihue and with an imposing volcano making its presence felt in the backdrop this contemporary home designed by has it all!
Designing a home for a retired couple who have spent much of their life travelling around the country is a tough task as it demands a certain sense of freedom coupled with modernity and eclectic charm. The task becomes even trickier when one has to balance the idea of openness with a suburban setting where a busy street sits right next to the home.
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