Glass doors and walls connect the kitchen and dining spaces with the courtyard outside and this revitalizes the interior and gives it a bright and cheerful ambiance that the homeowners desired.
It is precisely this crazy conundrum that the ingenious House at by Envelope Architects aims to overcome with a smart use of a central courtyard and an ingenious ‘light well’. In fact this vertical column at the heart of the house ends up becoming the defining feature of the eclectic modern home.
When Dom Arquitectura was brought in to give the home a quick facelift they were asked to do so without actually altering the existing volume drastically. The idea of adding an iron and wicker pergola to extend the living area into the rear garden was the stroke of genius that accomplished this metamorphosis with ease.
This definitely makes their lives a lot easier while allowing the kids to move around the house without restrictions – a concept that most home designers seem to neglect while focusing on picture-perfect aesthetics!
The light well and the courtyard not only bring in natural light and an air of freshness they give this private residence in Singapore a chance to connect with the outdoors. This offers a relaxing little sanctuary that keeps away prying eyes in a setting where space and privacy are a luxury.
The new interior features trademark gables and sweeping arches that give the interior a more spacious appeal and usher in a classic architectural allure. Along with the gables large windows make their presence felt as they offer better views of the scenic landscape around the cottage.
Designing a home for a family with three young children that encourages them to live their life to the fullest Shiflet Group Architects & Glynis Wood Interiors put their expertise together to shape the perfect blend of traditional Texan charm and contemporary elegance. Located on a lovely little lot in Texas the was crafted to combine the timeless allure of rustic living with modern comforts in a seamless fashion.