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.
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.
This designed by Tommie Wilhelmsen is housed in one such spot as it offers privacy along with the view of the sea thanks to its secluded location. Located on the the cabin is laced extensively with floor-to-ceiling windows in its top floor to offer those who reside inside the perfect view of the blue waters as they wake up each morning.
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.
With the structure of the home itself occupying all the area of the plot available for construction the designers went ahead and incorporated a vertical garden that allows the residents of the home to grow some green in the limited space.
All of the apartment’s architectural materials have been sensitively selected to add a contemporary feel to the apartment both contrasting and complementing the historic frontage of the historic building beneath. The main structure is clad in a lightweight silver and white Alucobond skin; limestone and Calcutta marble stonework and lime washed timber floorboards and decking complete the elegant design.
The sloping rooftop is another feature that gives the home an exclusive look and with an area for outdoor dining and barbeque added at the flat portion of the roof the designers have tried to bring together the best of form and function. And they seem to have done a pretty good job at that.