Renovation of refurbishment of a modern home can be really a cumbersome experience and at times does leave one with a bad taste in the mouth if things are not planned for in an appropriate fashion well in advance. That obviously means there are many home owners out there who are fretting about the prospect of a renovation no matter how much they want one.
This is truly an art lovers’ abode. In the South Park neighborhood of San Francisco dotted with art galleries and studios designer has done a makeover of a 1916 landmark warehouse and the efforts she has taken is worth every bit of it. See the vast wall space meant for displaying the exquisite pieces of art collected by her over the years. The best part is that the interior does not look crowded despite putting so much stuff together.
Located in Arbel Israel the house displaying country-style-inspired beams on the outside is a comfortable crib open to the north through a glass facade. This large glazed side allowed the architects to construct a concrete wall blocking the views from the south and offering privacy to the interior spaces.
The other side of the black wall facing the street is white and flooded with light from above where a long and narrow skylight ensures that natural light will flood the adjacent living space separated by a glass wall. Inside this ample space the living continues with a dining/cooking area. There is an expansive food preparation area that should provide enough room for any size feast.
The design of the ceilings and the walls remind of the vibrant 70s or 80s. Decorations are not just the features that get emphasis here the house also fulfills the demands of all the residents. Designed by Turkish studio Yazgan Design Architecture the has employed all those elements that go well with the climate of Ankara.
Imposing in its size and design the Wildcat Ridge residence is not only a comfortable dwelling but also a home that respects the environment – sixty geothermal wells ensure the energy necessary on a daily basis heating up the house and pool during winter and cooling them down during the summer.The driveway is also heated during the winter so you don’t have to worry about keeping it free from snow.
Accompanied by the Louis Poulsen Panthella Floor Lamp this pendant light acts more like a floor lamp and balances the design. Stretched over a wooden frame the Moments pattern from Marimekko fabrics was painted in neon colors. The comfy couch is lit from another beautifully designed piece – the AJ wall lamp by Arne Jacobsen also seen in the bedroom.