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.
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.
Builders Sean O’Brien and Paul Cubelic spent six years developing eight living units in a Sydney apartment block before offering them for sale. This awesome top floor penthouse which attracted a $5100000 price tag was one of them. Situated in landscaped gardens at Sydney’s McMahons Point the apartment boasts three bedrooms each opening on to the terraces that provide amazing views of the Harbour Bridge and Opera House.
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.
Walk past this conversation starter and you will be struck by the open design of the home that employs large floor to ceiling glass windows. The generous use of wood gives the residence an inviting look while also acting as great natural insulating material.
Lastly there’s a suspended wood-structured volume that will make you feel like you’re living in a tree — given the amazing views; it’s where you wanna be for your peaceful moments for meditation or just to relax. The modern design of the house the modern furniture and the fresh colors (plenty of white green and blue) makes of this place an oasis of comfort and relaxation where you can admire the beauty of nature.
It’s a fact that this Ukrainian beauty has got a neat orderly trim and a clearly organized systematic overall design while at the same time preserving comfort and warmth. No word how much the renovation went for but it surely looks like it’s worth every penny spent on it!