The presence of this ply clad addition saves space helps in better organization of the rest of the house and also delineates the kids’ playroom from the living area without the use of additional walls.
It is not just all pomp and splendor at The Edge though as a roof that is harvested to in-ground water tanks integrated with all hydraulic systems energy-efficient LED lighting a concrete shell that keeps the home cool and shelters it from tropical storms and a minimal footprint make it an eco-friendly marvel as well. The cascading waterfall in the room also adds to the temperature control feature with the evaporating water keeping the heat away on blistering summer afternoons.
The new kitchen sitting on the ground floor acts as a bridge between the front guest lounge and the rear living area and dining space and is visually connected with the revamped rear garden.
For some aesthetics are all important when it comes to home design and it is all about creating a pristine picture-perfect image. But for those more adventurous at heart and with a far more active lifestyle form tends to follow function as ergonomics become the priority.
Located in Queensland and overlooking the ocean it is the view on offer along with building guidelines and environmental concerns that defined its overall silhouette. Its Jetsons-like design gives the gorgeous living room a 180-degree view of the ocean and distant mountains and turns it into an amazing party zone for the entire family.
A wonderful outdoor sitting area and barbecue zone are sheltered by a simple pergola while the smart and restrained use of windows creates that elusive balance between privacy and connectivity with the outdoors. Décor in the living area kitchen and bedrooms is kept minimal and understated to ensure that the neutral color palette is left undisturbed.
While the rear of the cottage opens up onto a wooden deck next to the lake the street façade still offers ample privacy. The style of the renovation was based on woodsy mountain homes in Colorado and some of the wooden finishes were even brought in to achieve this unique look indoors.