While the box-shaped look works well with the transparent glass look for the lower level the upper level seems more private and opens up to the back of the house with glass windows and offers lovely views along with an open terrace.
Designed by ’s StudioMK27 the home is pretty much a perfect template for anyone who wishes to build a contemporary house that is both sophisticated and yet an absolute dream to live in. The Ipês house looks like a giant concrete block floating over a dreamy glass base and this is achieved by the balanced use of concrete wood and glass on the exterior while the interiors remain spacious and light.
The wooden flooring and the wooden pool deck along with the furnishings which also seem to assume the same tone blend in effortlessly and offer a sense of warmth to the C1. The uncomplicated and ergonomic décor along with the pleasant lighting complete this modern house.
The futuristic kitchen with modern furnishings classy yet functional décor and perfect use of smart and intuitive lighting bring out the very best of this striking edifice. Perfect blend of form and function art and elegance style and sophistication this is one home we would be glad to call our own… Legalities permitting of course!
It seems like modern designers are becoming more and more innovative when it comes to providing both amazing views be it from the terrace of a lovely contemporary home or from a condo that has a city skyline for backdrop.
But the most distinctive aspect of the home is the openings that are specifically created to ensure that vegetation pretty grows ‘through’ it unabated. While the cube-like shape of the houses confirms with the current design trend it is the completely transparent and visually appealing ‘glassy’ lower level that steals the show.
Moving beyond the translucent front one sees the first floor which acts as the family living space while the second floor sports the bedrooms for the parents and offers refreshing views of Lake Zurich. Designed by Gus Wüstemann the home really uses glass beautifully and adequately t provide unobstructed terrace views along with a sophistication that is otherwise hard to find and emulate.