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.
Designed by architect Maya Rosenberg the home employs an extensive (and expensive) yet ergonomic use of glass which ensures that the interiors stay connected with the gorgeous garden the lavish pool and a spacious patio promising for a wonderful evening no matter the season.
While she happily admits that most of her work is intuition her designs seem both warm and exuberant and away from the modern trend of minimalism. Of course if needed Melissa Collison can work with that style as well … as some of the pictures showcase.
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.
Work of Dettling Architekten the in Germany assumes the rectangular design and with ample use of glass in the form of floor-to-ceiling glass windows in both the lower and upper levels a lavishly inviting pool and abundantly spacious interiors the home is truly a nugget of delight.
And the city’s charm along with her early life seem to have influenced her work greatly as one sees a sense of unconstrained freedom in all her work. Yet she still has to work with items that customers already have and create a new environment that incorporates them in a visually more appealing manner.
The home has a boxed-shaped design and the top level has been intentionally designed in such a way that it is 3 meters cantilevered over the rest of the base and that gives the home its distinctive look. The interiors have been revamped elegantly using wood in a very soft and pleasant shade while the extra space created now offers both better ventilation and also a larger sun deck. Simple and resourceful.