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.
Taking this sustainable and resourceful approach forward is the in whichacquired a beautiful new extension along with a revamp of the existing home. The creative minds at Bates Masi Architects decided to keep the original skeletal structure of this waterfront home intact while giving it an imaginative makeover.
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.
A large skylight and indoor courtyard ensure that there is ample natural ventilation while the grass lawn on the second floor terrace and an imaginative koi pond give it a touch of playfulness and color. Colorful wall art sophisticated decor additions fully glazed back walls and the wooden and steel accents usher in a multitude of textures to create a visually enchanting home. Complete with a hip that utilizes the vertical space in the double-height room a high-speed elevator and parking space for 3 cars this revamped townhouse perfectly complements the fast-paced glam !
The sophisticated living area with its high ceiling is a perfect example of how to use black indoors while keeping the space airy and inviting. Bright yellow accents spread throughout the residence add some much needed color and a large dining area and stunning contemporary kitchen complement the living space elegantly. The indoor water feature is the central focal point around which every public space in the house revolves and superb furnishings from M Square Lifestyle Design add to the elite aura of this South African home.
The exterior of the home adds to this appeal with a landscape that aims to bring a touch of the Far East while the dark roof seems to mimic the Japanese style in an ‘ever so subtle’ fashion. With four bedrooms two bathrooms and a separate children’s wing this home seems like an absolute bargain at.