The kitchen has always been the driving force that keeps the house running. But the last few years have seen a major revamp in kitchen design as it is no longer just a place to cook and serve meals. Modern kitchens are social settings that are being increasingly used as a bridge between the interior and the world outside.
How often do we think about the design of the roof when it comes to home design? It definitely does not top the list of design aficionados and many of us just tend to accent that flat linear plane as the roof.
In an attempt to transform an old Victorian home in the town of Ballarat into a more spacious and modern setting that meets the demands of a family of five of Moloney Architects turned to the idea of a wooden box extension.
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!
At one end of the house lies the bedroom with the other end containing the social zone. It is the kitchen and dining unit along with a relaxing living area that occupy the two central units. Striking that perfect balance between gorgeous views and complete privacy smartly placed windows along with sliding glass doors open up the house towards the captivating natural scenery outside.
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.
Working around unique constraints presented by rugged landscape often brings the very best in architects and results in homes that reimagine conventional design. The irregular shape and sloped terrain of a corner lot in Bragança Paulista meant that Reinach Mendonça Arquitetos Associados had to create an innovative home plan that overcame spatial and aesthetic hurdles.