The Norwegian Fjords offer amazing sights and sounds and can truly offer you a holiday that you will not forget. But the beauty of Norway extends far beyond its famous Fjords as the landscape here presents it various spots that are cloaked in the goodness of nature and offer amazing retreats.
Situated in the midst of lush vegetation and green topped lawns in Mercer Island Washington the by Scott Allen Architecture incorporates all the modern concepts in residential architecture that create sleek and stylish homes.
The architects have divided the available space into two broad sections – an active area and a quiet zone and the entire arrangement follows this predetermined pattern. The beautiful open dining space an ultra-modern kitchen and a relaxing living area with a large L-shape sofa taking a center spot are arranged ever so elegantly to ensure that function naturally follows form.
The penthouse opens on to a further 400 square meters of outdoor space with a garden heated swimming pool and entertainment areas across four terraces. The 297.3 meter Eureka Tower in Melbourne’s Southbank precinct was the world’s tallest residential tower at the time of its completion in 2006. The building has since been surpassed in height by two developments in Dubai but the Eureka is still an astonishing achievement of high-rise construction dominating the city’s skyline.
The curved wall was used to create a covered exit to the rooftop terrace where the family living here can enjoy fresh air and views of the surroundings. On the inside the wall also acts as a defining feature helping the architects design a spectacular display of wooden beams and details contrasting with the white walls. The tall graceful curved beams achieve their length by being joined by unusual mirrored dovetails secured with wooden pegs.
There just is something that makes us uncomfortable about the name ‘Elliott Ripper’ but if you look past the ‘ripper’ part of it then you are set to find a lovely modern home that can be a beautiful bachelor hub and also a wonderful residence for a small family.
The Dalene Cabin opens up towards the south to offer plenty of natural ventilation and sunshine while it uses dark firpannels on the outside and oak on the inside to ensure that the aesthetics of the home are just about perfect.