The shell of the historic structure was largely preserved while the interior was revamped completely to fashion a sleek contemporary residence that is spread across four opulent levels and 4500 square feet. An interesting foyer area welcomes you home and leads to the wooden staircase that was crafted using the timber beams of the previous structure. Exposed brick wall additions in different rooms bring textural contrast to the home while reminding the owners of its storied past.
Originally built in the 1950s subsequent additions to the home and poorly thought-out changes made the a cramped and congested space. Its latest owners called in Wasserfall Munting Architects to renovate and revitalize the home giving it a glittering new lease of life!
Combining aesthetics with functionality the large glass windows that envelope the living area ensure that the ocean and islands in the distance become a natural backdrop of the interior. While concrete gives the home an industrial and rough appeal the use of for the ceiling and window frames lends balance by bringing inviting warmth to the private and public spaces. Luxurious decor coupled with iconic pieces like the Eames Lounger add to the aura of this gorgeous getaway.
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 modern kitchen with a brick wall backdrop and other public spaces are located on the lower level while the top floor houses the bedrooms and the bathrooms. Keeping the focus firmly on the backyard this is on home that encourages its residents to spend more time outside than indoors.
Part of the iconic in this exclusive and sophisticated penthouse is spread across three different levels and drapes you in a world of opulence. Conjured up and brought to life by developer and architect James Schow the 4700-square-foot estate is indeed a dream home that promises to transform your life with comfort and class!
With a glass entry pavilion that comes alive after sunset thanks to brilliant lighting and a refreshing pool area with a spacious deck this is a home that facilitates the seamless transition between the indoors and the landscape outside.