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.
The exquisite private home designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson moves away from the mundane with an entrance pathway that meanders through the house and connects the front yard with the rear pool and the deck.
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.
The idea of a perfect home is different for different folk. Some of us tend to love a home that is polished urbane and feel perfectly at home in the ‘concrete jungle’ out there.
The delineation of space is clear and yet a common style and color scheme links the entire home. White is the color of choice inside with a dark black band and wooden trims providing the visual accents.
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.
Then there are others (quickly becoming a majority) who want a home that feels much more inviting has a personality of its own and is draped in natural goodness. For those out there who feel such a house in the urban landscape is an impossibility shows a refreshing and green way forward. Nature and vegetation come firs at this Argentine home designed by Tovo Sarmiento Arquitectos.
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.