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.
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 downstairs living area includes two bedrooms and two bathrooms – the layout is designed to be flexible allowing the owner to rearrange the floor plan to add further bedrooms. The package is completed by a spa therapy room and heated outdoor swimming pool on the terrace. The property on Halifax Street has a price tag at nearly $5 million making it one of the most expensive apartments in Adelaide.
But there are lucky ones who already have their own summer house — I’m talking about this beautiful and relaxing condo in Iporanga Brazil. Actually it is a condominium for summer houses on Sao Paulo’s coast designed by Nitsche Arquitetos Associados.
The forte for this three level edifice is a 15 meter protruded infinity pool that not only offers a refreshing dip anytime of the day but provides for amazing views of the adjacent Andaman Sea and the tranquil horizon far beyond.
The design seems to be a beautiful amalgamation of the classic and the modern as the ground floor has a more open structure thanks to the extravagant use of glass in the form of floor to ceiling windows while the top floor offers privacy and a closed space for the bedroom and the bathrooms.
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.