Moving from a small condo in the busy Market Street to a more tranquil contemporary home in the West Plaza neighborhood of the homeowners of wanted a residence that has the appeal of a loft.
An old three-story Victorian house in the is a wonderful example of how even the most dreary space can be turned into a cheerful contemporary home using the right infusion of light!
Designed by Takashi Okuno to meet the specific needs of a young couple this Japanese home draws its inspiration from simpler structures of the past that were visually connected with the landscape around them. Dubbed ‘‘ this open inviting and light-filled house adopts a more traditional silhouette and yet surprises you with its gorgeous free-flowing interiors.
It also gives the homeowners a sense of nostalgia as they are constantly reminded of their previous more traditional home on the same lot. Replacing the old structure with a more modern functional and light-filled home and a pool house the projects also does its best to preserve the natural landscape around it.
Brought in to radically alter the damp and dark interior of this classic home Glen Thomas Architecture turned to a contemporary extension with a distinct 9-meter long glass roof to get the job done.
Set on a lot that is not much larger than just the modest home is spread across two different levels. It is the ground floor that contains the living room kitchen and dining space along with an additional bedroom bathroom and a large deck outside.