Inspiration comes in a multitude of sizes shapes and styles and you do not always need millions of dollars to find that tranquil inspiring refuge. While we already looked at one such soothing home today this simple and in the woods explores an entirely different direction.
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.
This scintillating synthesis is perfectly captured at Na Xamena designed by celebrated Valencia-based architect Ramon Esteve. The property which has been deservedly featured in fashion magazine and website photoshoots features harmonious clean lines reflecting the all-encompassing sky and sea. Its 14m infinity pool merges with the Mediterranean sea on the north of the island and the playful aesthetic is entirely in tune with this holiday-maker’s haven.
The gorgeous backyard of this exclusive residence offers ample privacy thanks to the natural canopy that surrounds it and yet doubles as an ergonomic extension of the living space inside. Designed by Taller Estilo Arquitectura the chic house is spread across two different levels and is crafted to suit the specific weather conditions of the region.
Designed by A Parallel Architecture the house features glass walls that create a wonderful indoor-outdoor interplay and extend the living area beyond the normal confines of the home. Giving unabated panoramic views of the distant landscape the second level of the home contains an expansive master suite a stunning bathroom and a rooftop deck with a fireplace and comfy lounge. Opening up to the private courtyard in the rear both levels of the house enjoy seamless connectivity with the outdoors.
The result though is an innovative home that borrows from the architectural principles of Mid-Century Modern design to steal the show with its distinct façade and breezy interiors. A cheerful welcomes you into the house that features an ergonomic open-plan living space.
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.