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.
The Seadrift Residence designed by San Francisco-based CCS Architecture may look like another modern house by the lake but we e assure you it is nothing like the run of the mill contemporary home. The stylish and sleek structure is located in Stinson Beach North California and is nestled amidst beautiful hilly region that has the distinct topography typifying this region of the west. The 1900 sq ft residence is a cantilevered structure that offers unobstructed view of the surrounding area while its spacious interiors can comfortably hold a family of six.
The outdoor areas encompass 312 square meters including a 15-metre lap pool huge roof terrace and exterior entertainment areas along with unrivaled views over Hyde Park Sydney Harbour Bridge Opera House and Heads. Admittedly it is no easy task to relocate and if you are one of those who need to move across countries and continents then adjusting to the new lifestyle can be a bit difficult in the very beginning.
The animal and bird figures and motifs also form part of the rooms as even the kitchen seems to follow a similar pattern. The arrangement of the rooms in certain angles puts forward a messed up look bringing in some snazzy charm.
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.
There are several architectural elements combined here as its architects Pencil Office had taken up the challenge of creating a lavish retreat that will also encompass several eco-friendly features and will offer both beautiful views of the landscape while guarding privacy of those behind the giant floor-to-ceiling glass walls.
One of the most striking and definitely bright feature of the home as you step right in is the beautiful fire orb that is housed in the living room and rotates like some space-age accessory to ensure that it spreads warmth equally all across the room.