Offering unabated views of the river in the distance the top level contains the living area dining space and the kitchen along with an alfresco kitchen and lounge on the large balcony. Smart bi-fold doors help separate each room from the next while lending a sense of continuity within the house. On the other end of this level is a luxurious master suite leading to a private balcony which blends sophisticated hotel style with a relaxed ambiance.
One of the challenges of designing that perfect contemporary home is to combine style functionality and the specific demands that each project brings along with it. Located in has been designed by Nico and Werner van der Meulen to bring the outdoors inside while giving the homeowners ample privacy and the right security.
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.
Tapping into the charming industrial backdrop of this former tobacco drying plant and warehouse the spacious modern home embraces a chic and refined industrial style. White dominates the interior with a splash of gray and black bringing elegance refinement and some much needed visual contrast. Custom-crafted hexagonal tiles in various shades of grey help demarcate spaces in the large living area while one-of-a-kind tiles in white and gray bring Moroccan patterns to the corridor and the serene bath.
Located in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of this beautiful townhouse was used as a coal delivery garage since the 1990s and over the years it morphed into a parking garage with a small studio apartment above. Transforming it into an exquisite and ergonomic penthouse was all about the smart use of space and creative design solutions.