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.
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.
A series of skylights courtyards and gardens along with the photovoltaic panels ensure that the home has a minimal carbon footprint by cutting down its dependence on artificial energy. Built to last the test of time a tight budget and time constraint forced the architects to come up with innovative solutions that cut back both on construction time and cost. The structure of the house itself acts as a pergola for the outdoor dining and barbeque area even as the garden and the small pool become an extension of the interior.
The wooden staircase acts as a spatial feature by separating the kids’ wing of the home from the adult bedroom on the top level while adding sculptural beauty to the open living area on the ground floor. The stairwell also brings natural light to the basement level and acts as a common connecting thread between the various floors.
Nestled in a quiet little neighborhood of Germany this timber-clad home of a local dairy farmer was revamped by adding a dashing modern structure that bridges the gap between the interior and the outdoors. Designed by Woltereck Fitzner Architekten Bda the pavilion-style extension gives the classic home a modern escape!
A series of sliding glass doors connect these large living spaces with the outdoors and with each home comprising three individual structures that separate the public areas from the private ones there is ample privacy for the homeowners. A second volume contains three bedrooms on the ground floor and the master suit on the top level while a third volume holds the utility areas kitchen and pantry.
While the outline of the house borrows inspiration from the plot it sits on and aims to make the most of the limited space on offer on the inside it is the dramatic spiral staircase structure that demands your attention instantly.