With an unabated view of the majestic valley below this cool home was once a simple cottage that needed an extension and revamp thanks to the growing needs of the family. In came architect Matt Elkan who transformed the space while keeping the cozy cottage style firmly intact.
The home plays host to Danzig her husband two daughters and her parents and the design of the new revamped house was completed with the needs of every single member in mind. An open floor plan houses the living room the dining space and the modern kitchen that is neatly tucked away in the corner.
The first level incorporates a dining and kitchen area that opens up towards the terrace while a spacious living area is tucked away on the opposite side. The top floor holds the twin offices for the couple along with a deck area that offers lovely views of the gorgeous landscape around the house.
Designed with a sense of visual flair by Smart Design Studio the Lamble Residence gives its denizens 270-degree ocean views along with a mesmerizing glimpse into the Great Dividing Range that lies in the distance. Featuring a unique exterior draped in wood and semi-minimal interiors that bring the beachy vibe indoors this house allows you to relax in style.
Classic design elements from Romanian architecture and interior design become an integral part of this charming space as the owners kept the decor intentionally simple and traditional. Intricate carvings on a wooden pillar that is over 100 years old and a wood-burning tile stove that is equally ornate stand out visually in the living space.
But the one aspect of this house that truly sets it apart from the rest is the array of green features that have been incorporated by the architects. Passive solar heating and cooling design naturally keeps the temperature inside moderate even during change of seasons. A high-efficiency boiler with a rooftop solar-thermal preheat a heat recovery system a rainwater harvesting system and energy-efficient lighting fixtures combine to save up on energy consumption.
The transformation of an old windmill into a lovely single-family residence and home studio is no walk in the park. But the historic mill of Santa Cristina in Italy found a brand new lease on life thanks to the ingenious makeover that it recently received.