Folded light gauge metal sheets not only added additional strength to the walls but also ensured that the prefab additions did not disturb the aesthetics of the house. With an ability to withstand high-speed hurricane winds these lightweight metallic panels also let in ample natural ventilation thanks to their perforated design.
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.
The small town of is often popular among travel enthusiasts as the southernmost point of the European mainland. Ancient Roman ruins still stand tall in this scenic part of Cadiz and often are as much a source of historic facts as many unsubstantiated myths and legends.
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 !
One of the hot design and architectural trends that we adore is the growing turn towards restoration and renovation projects. Sustainable in their outlook and efficient in the execution the many renovation projects of Turett Collaborative Architects epitomize this growing popularity of adaptive reuse of both materials and structures.
One of the most striking features of the interior is the use of oversized floor lamps in shaping the ambiance of the living area. The ground floor of the villa contains the living room that is enlivened by bright pops of red a dramatic dining area and a state-of-the-art contemporary kitchen in white with an expansive island at its heart.
With a tranquil seasonal creek to the east and the iconic Toro Canyon Creek to the west the house is built to make the most of the panoramic landscape around it while ensuring that it visually stands out. The unmistakable silhouette of the is shaped by 12” thick insulated cast-in-place self consolidating concrete providing the homeowners with maximum protection against high velocity winds and possible fire outbreaks.