Keeping the backdrop neutral and elegant the revitalized home features elegant bookshelves on the first floor that cleverly incorporate existing support columns. But the chic transformation goes much beyond these striking bookshelves!
It is this continuous presence of brick that gives the addition its unique appeal even as the lovely clerestory windows above usher in a hint of modern industrial flair.
It is an exposed brick wall that act as the visual link between the open living area kitchen and the lovely courtyard just outside. Starting its journey at the kitchen bench the meanders through the living room becomes all too apparent at the barbecue zone and ends it journey by morphing into a long bench seat at the end of the courtyard.
Set in the quiet suburb of Australia the epitomizes this understated and elegant look of a modern family home. Conjured up and brought to life by Mountford Architects the small and space-conscious residence was designed to maximize light even while creating a free-flowing and relaxing interior.
Is a Japanese residence that draws you in with its innate sense of minimalism contrasting wooden and concrete surfaces that blend warmth with steely cold finishes and a large bookshelf that stretches across two floors!
A perfect architectural composition touches you in more ways than one. It is not about just aesthetics and ergonomics alone. Involving multiple senses makes a more lasting impression and this contemporary home in Kew aims to do that with a unique blend of materials and an equally innovative home design.