An elegant living area that offers unabated views of the city skyline along with the distant mountains and the ocean welcomes you gleefully. A lovely family room overlooks a state-of-the-art kitchen draped in warm wooden tones.
If you own a sensational penthouse in the city of Beirut Lebanon then most homeowners and architects would want to incorporate the distant Mediterranean views into the overall scheme of things. But iconic architect Bernard Khoury has always had ideas that have challenged conventions and redefined the trendy.
The shell of the historic structure was largely preserved while the interior was revamped completely to fashion a sleek contemporary residence that is spread across four opulent levels and 4500 square feet. An interesting foyer area welcomes you home and leads to the wooden staircase that was crafted using the timber beams of the previous structure. Exposed brick wall additions in different rooms bring textural contrast to the home while reminding the owners of its storied past.
House Ber stands out visually right from the get-go as its street façade paints a stylish sculptural picture. One of the key features of the house is the way it brings different textures and contrasting elements together as and open patios define the overall silhouette of the residence. Large glass doors offer seamless connectivity with the patio and the extensive backyard while marble and Caesarstone surfaces give the interior a posh luxurious appeal.
Inspiration comes in a multitude of sizes shapes and styles and you do not always need millions of dollars to find that tranquil inspiring refuge. While we already looked at one such soothing home today this simple and in the woods explores an entirely different direction.