The striking image of a classic pitched roof combined with refined contemporary design and doubled just to make sure that it all looks even more spectacular – the dashing set on a hilltop North-East of is indeed a masterpiece!
A summer house on Long Island is undoubtedly one of the best ways to escape the constant rush of New York City’s fast paced lifestyle even while basking in endless comfort. The is one such home that makes most of the constraints imposed upon it by the landscape around the structure.
Moving from one home to another can be an emotional affair at times as you leave behind memories of those good times in and around your house. But exquisite and innovative structures like the can change all that with their adaptability and mobility which redefines the way we look at housing.
But the creative folk at Seeley Architects had an entirely different vision in mind as they started to chalk up plans for the spectacular in Kyneton. Allowing the landscape to visually become a part of the interior using a glazed structure the architects brought dramatic splendor to this family residence with a sinuous roof that turns heads and evokes a sense of amazement.
The is all about combing contrasting styles textures and finishes in an organic manner even while shaping an enjoyable social setting where kids and parents can interact without hindrance. The new living space in the rear along with the kitchen and dining flows into the courtyard while the existing traditional home holds the bedrooms and an architectural studio. Raw finishes of plywood and Formply are mixed with ceiling beams in Tasmanian oak to create intrigue and contrast.
Think of home design and it is form followed by functionality that comes to mind instantly. For some reason this has become the norm globally. Very rarely do people venture beyond these two parameters and seriously ponder over acoustics.
is more a collection of three individual volumes rather than one flowing structure which are interconnected using a series of courtyards covered walkways and pergolas. Each of the volume serves a specific purpose with functionality defining the boundaries.