But Ibiza holds much more than a glittering invitation to those who love to party and it can also be your dream getaway that lets you escape all the rush glitz and mundane boredom. is one such idyllic escape that was transformed by Standard Studio into a tranquil showroom and guesthouse where the old meets the new in a curated and classy fashion.
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.
On the inside the color palette is strictly neutral with features such as the brick accent wall section in the living room and the colorful pendant lights providing visual contrast. Passive heating and cooling techniques adequate ventilation and an uncomplicated floor plan combine to turn life at this contemporary Melbourne home into a relaxing and refreshing experience.
Villa Rijpwetering is all about relaxed Dutch living at its elegant best with the lavish house opening up towards the water views outside thanks to the large glass façade. An expansive wooden deck and series of terraces connect the home with the boat docks and the dwelling seems to gently float above the water when viewed from a distance.
It is this simplicity of design that gives the its uniqueness and leaves ample space for the garden the series of outdoor living spaces and the ponds all around it. Creating a natural oasis amidst the urban chaos the home seems to disconnect with the city landscape and gives its retired homeowners a delightful escape.
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.
If vertical condominiums steal the show in big cities it is a relaxing and gorgeous ‘horizontal condominium’ that gives you a whole new perspective on life at the fabulous . A series of five individual houses that are draped in a cloak of natural pines and ample greenery the gorgeous homes designed by Weber Arquitectos ensure that you are never too far away from nature’s goodness! Situated in a forested strip of land near Avandaro Valle de Bravo each of these houses combines modern comfort and aesthetics with a smart indoor-outdoor interplay to usher in the best of both worlds.