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.
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 creation from the MPR Design Group is an ultra modern penthouse apartment perched on top of an original Art Deco building above. The apartment boasts unbroken views of Bondi Bay and Beach. Angular windows and skylights allow the 180 square meters of living space to be bathed in masses of natural light.
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.
Modern residential high-rises also include sub penthouses which are high-spec apartments on lower levels with penthouse-style layouts fittings and furnishings. Australia boasts some of the finest penthouse apartments in the world and these properties continue to command incredibly high prices.
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.
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.