The section of the house with the tallest pitched roof holds the living area kitchen and dining space in an open neutral setting. The second section with the shorter pitched room contains the bedrooms and the bathroom while the final third unit houses the mechanical equipment.
In the bedrooms partitions that can be tucked away when not in use help create privacy whenever necessary while pullout beds and bunk beds maximize the available square footage.
The transformation is neither drastic nor revolutionary. It is smart sensible and incorporates the rich past of the house into its present form – the reason why this cabin seems so very special!
On the outside one finds a shower area along with a sauna and a firepit and this space feels like a natural extension of the interior. With the neighboring home containing a tree designated as an ‘exceptional tree’ by the city the architects took all the care in the world to ensure the structure did it absolutely no damage whatsoever. A perfect escape if there ever was one!
On the outside the metal roof and wooden body of the residence is accentuated by the use of a splash band of black Richlite that keeps away rain and snow. Life at this charming home seems but tranquil and comfortable as the best of both worlds are brought together in an ergonomic fashion.
Transforming an unruly and wild backyard into a sensational and polished hangout that also comes with a spacious deck firepit and sauna Board & Vellum Architecture and Design altered this modern dramatically. The homeowners wanted to turn their backyard covered with vegetation into a that could also host friends and family when needed.
Plush and colorful sofas in purple enliven the living area even as large glass windows and sliding glass doors bring in ample natural light. The interior feels refreshing cheerful and smart with a minimal stairway in wood connecting the multiple levels.
It is louvered screens and smart overhangs used around the house that keep away summer heat while allowing winter warmth to enter inside in an unhindered fashion. It is the picturesque scenery outside that puts the final touches on a house that is connected with the landscape at all times.