Architecture studio Nixon Tulloch Fortey was faced with a job of adding a modern extension to a Victorian home in South Yarra Australia. They successfully completed this job with the addition of some bold design elements a splash of color and a touch of modern minimalism!
The home gym and a wine tasting room add to the value of the residence while a modern kitchen and spacious dining room complete the home. Easy on the eyes and ravishing to the core the home is a perfect amalgamation of classic 1892 architectural elements with modern open design and stylish interiors. This is truly a lesson in stunningly seamless renovations!
The next featured collection of dwellings is a series of modular apartments located in Japan. Built by Sankyo Frontier Co. Ltd. these residences are constructed from units that have been subjected to strength and water tightness tests. Not to mention wall ceiling and floor insulation and soundproofing have been enhanced in compliance with the Revised Building Standards Law.
Creating a modern residence that offers gorgeous views and maintains the delicate balance of the surrounding natural setting is indeed a hard task. Architect Quico Jorreto has successfully managed to accomplish this by conjuring up and bringing to life this amazing house overlooking Miño River in Galicia Spain. Surrounded by a beautiful green landscape the home utilizes the available landscape to perfection as it offers those inside with unabated views of the river terrain while providing a comfortable retreat.
Rather than consisting of a silo converted into a home this next dwelling features silos that have been cleverly integrated into the architecture. In fact this amazing house by Hudson Architects is a converted 16th century Essex barn.
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.