A relaxing master bedroom and bathroom are located on the same level as the living area while it is the lower floor that holds the kids’ bedrooms along with a gorgeous guest bedroom steam room and other private spaces. Combining luxury aesthetics and ergonomics with ease each room in this ski chalet does its best to bring the sights and sounds of the forested landscape outside indoors without ever going overboard with the use of sweeping glass doors and windows.
A living area with floor-to-ceiling glass windows on three sides not only offers unabated ocean views but also a charming glimpse of the bustling city skyline in the opposite direction.
Giving those old dark and dreary homes a modern facelift using a rear extension is arguably the most popular way to revitalize classic homes without disturbing their street façade too much.
Adaptive reuse of old structures and modern renovation of tired and dreary old homes are not only cost-effective options that reduce housing costs they also help the planet by maximizing resources and reducing waste.
Living underground has a charm of its own that instantly draws us in with a sense of mysticism. It’s probably an attempt to escape from the world around us that makes the idea of an exotic underground home seem even more alluring.
A garden-terrace on the top level only ups the style quotient of this Brazilian home that allows for the smart interaction of spaces while ensuring that the homeowners can turn to clever partitions that delineate specific areas when needed.
It is barely a surprise then that eco-conscious and style-savvy homeowners are increasingly turning to additions and extensions to give their old period homes a rejuvenating contemporary appeal.