The presence of wood is felt even indoors as the flooring and sporadic presence of the material in exclusive corners gives the home a warm and welcoming appeal. Spacious living and dining areas are separated by a courtyard allowing for ample natural ventilation.
The unabated views of Washington Lake Mt. Rainier and North Cascades defined the way the house was conceived. Adding to this gorgeous natural setting is the use of water features inside the home to create an ambient atmosphere.
This apartment structure has a high level of factory-based assembly. The result: the handy ability to be relocated easily. Would you expect anything less from today’s featured modular housing?
Technically our next featured dwelling isn’t a house–it’s a hotel! The Gruene Homestead Inn in New Braunfels Texas is billed as “one of the most distinctive units available” at the inn. And this unit is the equivalent of a one-bedroom loft apartment built into a 1940s grain silo.
The house grabs attention with its interesting contrasts crisp lines and an emphasized breezy feeling. It was built by Belzberg Architects in 2012 and a year later — this year — it managed to grab the 2013 Ontario Association of Architects Design Excellence award. The images will speak for themselves …
Located alongside the south-east corner of Koh Samui beach Baan Jasmine luxury villa is a part of the Samui Beach Village. Constructed in order to provide a splendid view of the seashore and get a feel of the essence of the magnificent water body beyond it makes a perfect place to spend your vacation. Thai architecture in all its beauty merges with the tranquility of the place.
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!