Renovating a house built in the 60s or the 70s into an efficient contemporary structure is a task that is difficult enough but transforming a 200-year-old factory into a chic modern residence truly takes special skill and loads of creativity.
Luxurious fabric in Indian cotton gives the bedroom both visual and textural comfort and an iron-framed bed along with huge double-height wooden cabinets usher in the classic Italian rustic appeal. Finding that elusive balance between acknowledging its past and fitting in with the current trends this mesmerizing home is a tribute to the ingenuity and brilliance of.
The lower level of the custom designed residence houses the home office laundry a spacious entertaining room for the entire family and a smart home gym. Connected with the Zen-style backyard outside a cedar-lined alfresco area links the interior with the expansive pool deck.
Since Alex wanted his interior to feature the exact stone color as the Western Wall in Jerusalem the architect carefully incorporated this feature while adding wood and glass to lend visual balance. The living area is connected with the deck outside in an effortless manner and the cozy private bedrooms offer unabated views of the waves in the distance. Much like everything else in Rio this remarkable home comes alive once the sun sets as it offers some breathtaking views of Rio at its dazzling best!
A tiny kids’ bedroom with a couple of beds and another cozy bedroom for adults complete the lovely cabin. Smart shelves wall-mounted cabinets and the clever use of mirrors to create additional visual space ensures that you never feel cramped inside this natural retreat.