Three walls on the stone platform protect those enjoying the sun from the waves created by strong winds while the spectacular pool lends a touch of additional opulence to the one-of-a-kind home. Draped in a limestone that mimics the color the beach the house blends in with the surroundings while standing tall as a
Located on the line that once separated east and west Beirut the penthouse boasts stunning views. In fact it was the location of the penthouse and its surroundings that defined the orientation of the space. Opening up towards the glittering city skyline a ravishing rooftop swimming pool is the showstopper of this chic residence.
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.
A large skylight and indoor courtyard ensure that there is ample natural ventilation while the grass lawn on the second floor terrace and an imaginative koi pond give it a touch of playfulness and color. Colorful wall art sophisticated decor additions fully glazed back walls and the wooden and steel accents usher in a multitude of textures to create a visually enchanting home. Complete with a hip that utilizes the vertical space in the double-height room a high-speed elevator and parking space for 3 cars this revamped townhouse perfectly complements the fast-paced glam !
While wood panel cladding and sculptural decor add inviting warmth to the ravishing home it is intricate steelwork that becomes the defining element of the penthouse. A second floor mezzanine level with a steel grating bridge and a fresco-style giant metallic installation that turns the ceiling into a sensational visual addition add to the overall ambiance of the space. Additions like a gorgeous spiral staircase and serene private bedrooms complete this one-of-a-kind dream home.
Two home offices with garden access offer privacy coupled with wonderful views. The first floor of the villa houses the five bedrooms bathrooms and the guest room which seem to combine smart space-saving solutions with intelligent design.
Specially engineered laser-cut fins on each of these metallic walls allow the homeowners to wall-mount shelves and accessories with ease. While the lower level of the expansive residence features the master suite along with guest rooms and a beautiful hall the top level houses the living space kitchen dining room a home bar and a spacious deck area opening toward the distant ocean.