This led to the creation of a very unique house that uses uniquely crafted wooden blinds that sync with the rest of the home and shut out the outside world when needed. (OR rather when the prying eyes are not needed) Solar-water heating cross-ventilation rainwater harvesting features and natural lighting make up the array of green features that help the building stay sustainable. On the inside the three-floor house are covered in a fine balance of wood and concrete to offer perfect ambiance.
This beautiful beach house was meant for architect David Berridge who has spent the last 30 years in New York City. But the fond memories of childhood on the beaches in New Zealand has meant that the Otama Beach House has been designed to replicate that feeling and nostalgia as the architect intends to now spend some time down under.
The project has been developed on three levels. On ground level there’s a small enclosed area that accommodates a house keeper the laundry room and all other services needed in the house. Then there’s the concrete level where all social activities happen; there’s the living room a dinning room the kitchen and the swimming pool.
The interior sprawls over 280 square meters of living space in which there are two ensuite bedrooms a master bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe and an additional room with extensive shelving and storage that can be used as an extra bedroom or a study.
The common theme of the home seems to be a rustic charm and uniqueness that comes wrapped in soft colors and a touch of contemporary style; something that seems all too natural for a Nordic setting and style!
With an interesting architecture like the one displayed by the Shield House the residence will surely attract attention from passers-by. Designed by Boulder-based Studio H:T and located in Denver Colorado the modern home spreads over 3000 square feet. Its imposing shell was adorned with a curved wall protecting the inhabitant’s privacy and constructing an asymmetric design that breaks the monotony of the volumetric structure.
If you wish to own a home that takes you back in time even if it is only for a tad bit then this is a fine option. Especially considering that it is a home in the beautiful city of Melbourne. Nestled in the resort island of Sentosa in Singapore this is all about merging smart features of design with a modern retreat that will offer its residents some panoramic views without compromising on their privacy.