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.
Situated next to the owner’s farm this modern display of architecture features a utility wall containing the AC unit storage and bathrooms placed between the public and semi-public programs. A beautiful detail in the living room captures the attention of first time visitors – the part where the exterior architecture forms a bullet shaped nook corresponds to the creative seating unit in the open space living area reminiscent of comfortable lounging chairs.
The catwalk staircase in the central is the major highlight here. The sitting area and office are on the second floor. The interiors reflect an ultra-modern outlook. Since the couple have baby boy born towards the end of the renovation works baby-proofing elements were also incorporated into the design.
The French doors separating the living room from the cooking/dining space were adorned by Sara’s nephews and nieces adding a vivid personal touch. Hanging over the Ellipsebord dining table an Arne Jacobsen’s black pendant light accompanies the couple’s meals.
Well and her husband founders of design & architecture website Houzz have decided to show the world that renovations can be done without any hassles whatsoever and they have shown this is in the best possible fashion — by in Palo Alto California.
Belgian studio Cocoon Architecten started from an existing farmhouse in Genk Belgium and constructed a modern oasis of comfort prepared to take on a new lifestyle. The Framework House now displays the existing building and an additional black volume facing the street.
And you can easily understand it as per the wish of the owners the design he deployed is nothing close to formal. That makes the indoors accessible and brings in a feel of intimacy. It is vary live-able spacious and above all kid-friendly.