Outside, the couple clad the house with a rain screen of strips of spruce to create a “modern rustic barn.” The extra-deep sills of the first-floor window become a bench on the outside and a shelf on the inside. Photo by: Aya Brackett
To create a sense of visual connection, Vinciguerra and Santiard set a colored window between the two rooms. They spent days making sure that the green transparency would meld nicely with the shade of green on the kitchen shelves.
“Creating efficient space is valuable, but for us, rooms that offer visual and spatial continuity with nature are also important,” architect Julie Dowling explains. “When the sliding doors are open, the living room and kitchen double in size.
Ritz-Carlton Showcase Apartment by Doug Atherley. I love the colors in this room. Charcoal grey walls and floor, tan curtains, luggage tan seats w/black legs, black lamp on sideboard and the painting. Lighting is awesome!
The great Ellerman House Villa One is Cape Town’s most exclusive villa. This villa satisfies guests who have the highest expectations and are accustomed to being surrounded by opulence. Adorned with art worthy of the Louvre and all the modern luxuries o
Richard Neutra 1955 This is an example of a modernist house with its open plan design, and fuss free form. The outside merges with the inside with the use of floor to ceiling windows, natural building materials and colour scheme.