One of the hot trends that architects and homeowners are quickly warming up to across the globe is the use of prefabricated panels and stainless steel frames to create striking metallic homes. Prefabricated wall panels and metal frames bring along with them plenty of advantages that save up on time and improve efficiency.
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.
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.
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!
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.
But it sure once again reminded us of the captivating beauty that the country holds. the host of a Brazilian television show was always smitten by the charm of Rio and wanted a mesmerizing yet secluded retreat in the city that offered him the best possible view of the ocean in the distance. And the thrilling offers precisely that and a whole lot more!
Step inside this cool cabin and you find a small living area a surprisingly spacious dining area that is the heart of the home and a small kitchen in the corner. The high vaulted ceiling of the cabin ensures that the narrow rooms feel a lot larger than they really are while ample natural ventilation helps in keeping the interior airy.