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Spotted on designboom the project located in a private ski club in Collingwood is a lavish contemporary residence that allows its owners to enjoy the nearby skiing grounds to the hilt while draped in luxury. With large and open interiors clad in lovely wooden flooring and pristine white the idea has been to bring a perfect romantic escape from a hectic life.
This was achieved by employing along with aesthetic interiors and a fine balance of various building materials to create the desired outcome. The house uses a fine blend of wood and stone to create a semi-minimalist interior that are clad in gentle and sober shades. It has all-white walls that bring out the natural beauty and warmth of wood to perfection while the décor and furnishings have also been kept pristine to further accentuate this effect.
Ready for a showpiece that will knock your socks off?! Introducing the Vail Grant House a home designed by Brooks + Scarpa Architects and built from prefabricated structural concrete insulating panels. As noted on The Daily Green these panels (SCIPS) are constructed from 60% recycled material such as wire mesh made from recycled auto parts.
But don’t think it’s as simple as emptying the grain and moving in the furniture! Today’s featured abodes have been the product of thoughtful renovation. From connecting two silos to slicing them in half and using them as walls inside of another home a variety of techniques are employed in the creation of these dwellings. Check out the images that follow and see which silo could be the house of your dreams!
The kitchen looks particularly stunning with its large wooden shelves that seem to form one giant seamless wooden wall with the white stone kitchen countertop stealing the spotlight. The living and dining spaces are housed in the lower level along with the modern kitchen. A sleek wooden staircase leads you to the top level where one can find the master bedroom and the bathrooms. Elegant and eco-conscious Hewitt Avenue Home is an amalgamation of both clean and green home design!
The Hill Country mansion has a very strong personality. The fairy-tail atmosphere draws you into a stylish world with wooden beams fancy wooden floors raw bricks accent walls plenty of stone and furniture with an unpolished beauty.