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 top level holds a mezzanine reading nook and relaxation zone that overlooks the lower living area and also houses a small sleeping zone and the master suite. Each space seems to flow into the next throughout the house with surprising accent additions putting a smile on your face.
Spread across four different levels every single room of the home is connected visually with the central garden and pool area. Designed by Cincopatasalgato the living areas kitchen and dining room showcase an indoor-outdoor interplay thanks to the use of large glass walls.
A custom designed cottage set on the banks of Lake Rosseau in Muskoka Ontario the is a fabulous holiday home that combines rustic style with modern comfort in a captivating fashion.
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.
Every material chosen to craft the house such as the metallic exterior stone walls glass and steel pavilions and woodsy additions were picked for their durability and easy-to-maintain quality. This allows the kids a lot more freedom indoors blurs the line between the interior and the outdoor deck and pool area and gives the house a truly distinct personality.
The lower level also contains the master bedroom closet and bathroom while the top level houses additional private spaces an amazing playroom with a custom climbing wall a nursery and a game room that was previously the bell tower!