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.
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.
One of the many iconic trends created by Midcentury masters like Isamu Noguchi is the seamless blend of the east and the west when it comes to interior design. While the 70s and the 80s were filled with playful and exuberant colors the incessant rush of modern life has seen many homeowners turn towards the oriental for soothing calm.
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.
Luxurious fabric in Indian cotton gives the bedroom both visual and textural comfort and an iron-framed bed along with huge double-height wooden cabinets usher in the classic Italian rustic appeal. Finding that elusive balance between acknowledging its past and fitting in with the current trends this mesmerizing home is a tribute to the ingenuity and brilliance of.
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.
The street façade of the house offers complete privacy while the rear opens up into the lavish backyard. Featuring a refreshing pool an outdoor dining area and a kitchenette the landscape outside is as plush and comfy as the interior itself.