Designed by DENOLDERVLEUGELS Architects & Associates the modern residence combines traditional aesthetics and the native architectural style of the region with contemporary comfort and ease in an effortless manner. The result is a stunning getaway that leaves you spellbound.
Bringing refined contemporary aesthetics and relaxed modern living to a predominantly rural landscape in Ukraine is all about enjoying the outdoors in a sheltered fashion. Nestled on one of the five Kharkiv hills the dashing contemporary residence is covered in a series of wooden slats and blinds that filter in natural sunlight even while offering complete privacy.
A cool and ingenious ‘glass joint’ connects the old timber structure with the new extension and both buildings seem to retain their individual style and aura even while interacting with one another in a seamless manner.
The idea of the simple and uncomplicated cube is the image that most contemporary homes exude. With clean lines and rigid geometry there is not much to write home about as you look at many of these mundane structures.
Covered deck spaces and terraces add to this al fresco experience even as the neutral color scheme and elegant décor keep your focus firmly on the larger architectural picture. With the ground floor housing the open living area kitchen dining space study and other public spaces it is the top level that accommodates the adult and kids’ bedrooms.
Another fabulous feature of the Ark is its smart and modest rooftop pavilion that offers panoramic views of the city and the church in the distance. Unassuming décor that focuses on functionality a neutral color palette and a sense of sophistication complete this exceptional family home in Ukraine!
Giving a traditional home a contemporary extension is definitely a popular trend that is catching on across the globe. It is an architectural trend that saves money and resources and allows homeowners to feel far more comfortable living in their existing homes without having to splurge on a complete overhaul.