Complete with a relaxing rooftop hangout that contains a relaxing sitting area al fresco dining and built-in outdoor kitchen this Californian home combines comfort with practicality in an effortless manner. Add to this its unique blend of Scandinavian and contemporary styles and you have an instant hit!
As is the case with most heritage homes it is the rear addition that comes to the rescue here extending the living area even while leaving the two bedrooms at the front of the house largely untouched.
It is the lower floor of this family home that contains the living area kitchen dining and pantry along with a restroom and additional storage space. On the top floor one finds the bedrooms and bathrooms as the demarcation between public and private space is well-defined.
It is easy to fall in love with this modern industrial Barcelona home where space has been carefully reimagined to create a flowing interior. Much of the original building and its industrial elements were left intact as the exposed brick walls metallic framework and exposed wooden beams mingle with polished contemporary finishes.
It is a beautiful blend of contrasting eras with each offering something unique. With the latest addition housing the kitchen and the sitting zone it is the original farmhouse that contains the living area and the bedrooms.
A sensible transformation of an old structure into modern dwelling saves time and resources. It is this adaptive reuse of buildings that has seen the spurt of modern industrial style across the globe.
Set in the confines of Dartmoor National Park United Kingdom the in its latest avatar is a wonderful blend of the old and the new. Designed by Van Ellen + Sheryn the stunning 18th century farmstead was refurbished and extended to accommodate the needs of a modern family.