This stylish home located in Ramat Hasharon — a city on Israel’s central coastal strip in the south of the Sharon region — is all about living it up in an ultra0cool fashion. Designed by Levy-Chamizer Architects the home does its best to ensure that the lines between the exterior and the interior are blurred by using floor-to-ceiling glass windows.
The ground floor houses a spectacular library the dining room an inside swimming pool with fully glazed walls that envelope the outside landscape like photographs and the basement houses a cinematography room. According to the architects “the footprint of the building uses a superimposed 7×7 meter skewed grid to support the program in a composition similar to a musical score.
Her work not only has an inimitable touch of combining the unusual with the ordinary but it also seems to transcend trends and create design patterns which are both new and diverse. A resident of Sydney the designer loves the city to the core and while her work leads her all across the globe Melissa admits that she loves spending every moment she can get in Sydney.
This soft contemporary home in California strikes that essential poise between form and functionality. While modern in both design and outlook the home is not uber-futuristic and does not use excessively sleek design both on the inside and on the outside.
Seems like more and more homes these days are either opting for the rectangular look that uses both glass and stone in a distinctive fashion to create a visually appealing form or that cubic design which also sports a sleek and sophisticated look. It is the simplicity of the designs their well-defined lines which fits the contemporary minimalist trend and the ergonomics which have made them so incredibly popular.
Designed by Juma Architects the home has a wonderful first floor that is defined by its extensive and extravagant use of glass in the form of floor-to ceiling glass windows. The entire floor can be used either as a single flowing space or one can create several rooms using in-built partitions. While the use of the glass allows for lovely views of the sea not too far away the infinity pool simply takes the experience to a whole new level.
The eventual design of the home is a beautiful amalgamation of both well-defined lines borrowed from modern design merged with sporadic and stylish use of wood to create a minimalistic and spacious house. Glass and concrete have been used extensively and the shades have been largely kept neutral with white being the predominant color of choice. Wood has been cleverly used to form the frame of the floor-to-ceiling glass windows to provide a sense of balance.