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.
The two antennas that contain the outdoor lights for the pool deck give the impression of twin military tanks mounted on top of the building from a distance! The penthouse itself is completely different from the building below it in terms of both its skin and interior giving it a sense of exclusivity.
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.
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.
After plenty of searching Alex found a quiet piece of land surrounded by natural canopy in the hills of the São Conrado neighborhood. Architect Arthur Casas soon brought to life the perfect residence that Alex had always envisioned while elevating it to a whole new level with the wonderful use of semi-minimal aesthetics and a daring blend of textures. The lavish pool outside and the exquisite deck space overlooking the vibrant coast of Rio and the ocean are the true focal points of this
It is not very often that you come across a home that presents such a balanced amalgamation of textures like the lovely in Texas. Clad mainly in wood glass and steel the exterior of the house also presents exposed concrete walls to add to the lovely blend of contrasting materials.
The house itself is comprised of three one-story wedge-shaped concrete volumes that serve as the carport living area and the private sleeping quarters. Spread across the main floor of the living volume contains the studio family room kitchen dining room living space home office and master suite while an additional level below it features the guest rooms and a home gym.