Posts Tagged ‘roof terrace’

Perfect in the Pacific: Ultra-Modern home has stunning style and breath-taking views of the Pacific Ocean

Perfect in the Pacific: Ultra-Modern home has stunning style and breath-taking views of the Pacific Ocean

22 April, 2015  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

From a distance, this house looks enormous with large volumes protruding and extending past the main frame of the house. The huge glass windows that can be seen in the main living space look incredible and let in enough light to brighten up the whole space. The exterior looks very dynamic, with varying sizes of volumes and different materials being used for each façade. Read more


Cityscape in the Sky: Beautiful reconstruction has stunning views of the ocean and the city

Cityscape in the Sky: Beautiful reconstruction has stunning views of the ocean and the city

17 April, 2015  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

Located behind the ancient grove, one of the best areas of the city, is this striking architectural project. It is a large-scale reconstruction of an existing house and was completed by the Californian company Charlie Barnett Associates. One of the best features of this house is the terrace located on the the roof of the building as it has an utterly breath-taking view of the ocean and the city. Read more


Perfect Projects: Urban housing development Is an escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life

Perfect Projects: Urban housing development Is an escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life

15 April, 2015  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This unusual apartment project that includes four identical homes has modern styling and is functional and practical for the owners. This urban housing development with inspiring design elements was recently completed by American company Malboeuf Bowie Architecture and offers the owners an uncluttered life in the city, just a few block away from exquisite bars, cafés and restaurants. Read more


Bridging the Gap: Unusually structured house merges the gap between contemporary and industrial design

Bridging the Gap: Unusually structured house merges the gap between contemporary and industrial design

24 March, 2015  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This unusual house is located in the countryside of Virginia, USA and has industrial design elements and a bridge-like structure. It has stunning views of the nearby valley and has a light scattering of trees around its grounds. The unique structure and design of the house can be credited to the architects and designers at McInturff Architects who have made a original and interesting building from modern materials and geometric volumes. Read more


Hidden Treasures: Modern home is tucked up and hidden behind the surrounding vegetation

Hidden Treasures: Modern home is tucked up and hidden behind the surrounding vegetation

3 March, 2015  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

At the top of a steep road, this seemingly small house is larger than it appears. With the majority of the house tucked behind the surrounding vegetation, the house appears small, when in actual fact it is actually fairly large in size. The house was re-constructed from an 1930′s house in the heart of San Francisco and has been completely transformed from a run down and worn out building to a inviting and stylish home by John Maniscalco Architecture. Read more


Geometrical & Asymmetrical: Stunning home with interesting construction is both modern and simplistic in design

Geometrical & Asymmetrical: Stunning home with interesting construction is both modern and simplistic in design

1 March, 2015  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

With protruding volumes that edge out of nearly every corner, this geometric construction is the epitome of modern / futuristic design. The exterior of the house has been constructed using different materials to give it a more dynamic look, with black slatted panels covering the protruding volumes and white walls and beige bricks covering the main, structural walls. There are a huge number of windows, all in different sizes, which gives a nice contrast both outside and inside of the house. Read more


At the Top of the Trees: Modern home sat amongst the trees has amazing views and impeccable style

At the Top of the Trees: Modern home sat amongst the trees has amazing views and impeccable style

12 February, 2015  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This house has a total area of around 250 square meters and has a separate garage and office all located on the shore of the lake. It was developed by the American company David Vandervort Architects and is a brilliant example of modern day design styles and contemporary materials. Inside, there is a glass corridor that blurs the line between the interior and exterior of the house, creating a seamless progression into nature. Read more


Revamp & Renovate: Existing house has been given a modern and dynamic makeover

Revamp & Renovate: Existing house has been given a modern and dynamic makeover

29 July, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

This very unusual structurally open house was completed in 2011 by Techne Architects and has some impressive and harmonious features that exude personality and character. The owners of the house are a young family who wanted to update and renovate their existing home and make it into a focal point for the whole family. The house that is located in Fitzroy, Australia has a very strong and masculine exterior, with large rustic beams combined with sleek and modern geometric lines. Read more


Nicely Nautical: Modern home has some luxurious touches with nautical overtones

Nicely Nautical: Modern home has some luxurious touches with nautical overtones

3 May, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

Surrounded by wonderfully exotic vegetation and encapsulated a stone’s throw away from scenic surroundings, this fairly unconventional house was designed by Par Arquitectos as a retreat in Cachagua, Zapallar, Chile. Completed in 2011, this unusual house consists of two units, which are interconnected and linked together. It has a fabulous terrace at the top of the house that provides views of the surrounding views which can be enjoyed with a cup of coffee in the morning or a glass of wine in the evening. Read more


Effortless Elegant: Classically styled house is elegant and luxury without even needing to try

Effortless Elegant: Classically styled house is elegant and luxury without even needing to try

22 April, 2014  |  Exterior, House Interior  |  No Comments

Standing tall and standing proud this magnificent, classically designed home is a real beauty to feast your eyes upon. Located in the exclusive area of the bay and the coastal strip and created by Brandon Architects, this home is situated on a small plot size of around 9 acres. The exterior has typical American styling, with columns, short pointed roofs and a panelled exterior fascia, that has all been finished off white a brilliant white paint. Read more