Undoubtedly the real showstopper of the house is the top level rooftop terrace that features a 36-foot-long infinity pool along with a comfy and spacious hangout a barbecue area and an outdoor dining space.
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.
Midcentury décor pieces are combined with modern furniture and accessories to bring together the best of both worlds even as large glass walls ensure that the outdoor deck and garden become a visual extension of the living area.
Sitting on the 9th and 10th floors of an oceanfront building the two-story penthouse epitomizes the glitz glam and affluence of life in Miami as its expansive interior rooftop deck and infinity pool offer a hangout that is simply irresistible.
Inside the living area is split into two half-levels with one containing the Scandinavian-style living area and the other filled with a modern kitchen and dining room with a view.
The kitchen and bathrooms employ black for a dash of dramatic exuberance with woodsy accents door knobs and shelves adding a pinch of warmth to an otherwise refined setting. Cleverly placed skylights throughout the residence and elegant lighting put the final touches on this tantalizing transformation that ventures away from the mundane.
Nestled in a quiet little neighborhood of Crawley Hampshire the follows a similar path as Adam Knibb Architects expanded the existing living space and refurbished the interior completely by removing the existing workers cottage and bringing the outdoors inside. The result is a wonderful fusion of past and present as brick polished modern surfaces wood and glass come together in a graceful fashion.