One of the striking features of the home is its extensive use of glass for the top level that gives those inside gorgeous views of snowy slopes in winter and lush green canopy in the summer months. With no beams or dividing walls being employed the vacation home has a ‘barn like’ atmosphere that is uncluttered and uncomplicated. The top floor sports the living and dining spaces that are all connected visually on one level while the bottom level of the home offers ample privacy.
When people think of Peru the first thing that comes to mind is an exotic land with iconic images of the renowned ‘Inca Trail’ in the forefront. But there is a lot more to this quickly developing South American nation than just mystic aura of a civilization lost in time.
The philosophy of ‘less is more’ seems to be getting popular pretty fast. The number of homes that are adopting and adapting to the trend of minimalism and semi-minimalism is a tribute to this design principle. It is both aesthetically and economically sound strategy to employ and the Hewitt Avenue Home in Toronto Canada seems to have chosen a similar path. Designed by Altius Architecture the home owners wanted a sleek efficient and ergonomic modern home.
Below we feature a variety of modular housing options from long rectangular structures to a two-story home that will impress you with its angular design. There’s something liberating about simplifying your life down the the necessities yet doing it with oodles of style. Then again this lifestyle isn’t for everyone. But it’s fun to dream isn’t it?
Adding more charm to this mesmerizing home there’s also a small pool to make those sunny summer days more bearable and a fancy terrace to enjoy a cold beer with the family in the evenings or a good cup of coffee in the morning while reading the news. Saying that this is a dream home is nothing but an understatement. Not sure about you but we’ve just been left drooling …
But step inside and a whole new world unfolds in front of your eyes. Large glass doors and floor-to-ceiling glass windows allow the living area and the dining space to be visually connected with the patio at all times.
Modern bathrooms with glass shower enclosures and plush bedrooms complete the revamped residence. A minimalist extension was successfully added with subtlety to offer the perfect ambiance.