The narrow form of townhouses means one needs to carefully utilize the available space with a smart floor plan without compromising on either aesthetics or ventilation. Nestled in a quiet neighborhood of Elwood a beachside suburb of this beautiful contemporary townhouse manages to find that perfect and elusive balance between form and function.
While the name of the house might be a bit misleading (at this is definitely not a little home by any stretch of the imagination) it still is a makeover that makes clever use of every inch of square footage on offer.
If you ever dreamed up a modern day reinterpretation of a classic castle then this mesmerizing home nestled in Sentosa Cove would not be far off. It might not have those tall towers or even countless rooms that stretch across several acres but it makes up for in splendor what it lacks in sheer extravagant size.
Nestled on a sloped lot and surrounded by lush green bush the fabulous family home has a unique entry that weaves its way through the greenery and leads you to the rear of the residence. The natural slope of the site was utilized to the benefit of the Pavilion House as the furthest point away from the canopy is completely surrounded by its green goodness.
There were times when homeowners and builders simply bulldozed everything in the way in an effort to build the perfect home. But all that has changed dramatically in the last decade with eco-friendly home design and sustainable architecture finding new ways to craft homes that interact with the surroundings in a positive and planet-friendly manner.
It is the ground floor that houses the open plan living area along with a small dining space and a fabulous kitchen with a beautiful marble island. The use of diverse materials and finishes such as marble concrete timber and metal throughout the house ushers in some much needed visual and textural contrast in an otherwise monotonous space.
A contemporary family retreat that interacts with the landscape around it the Bridge House in New Delhi is set on a lovely 2.5 acre lot and boasts a living area of . In reality though this exquisite residence goes beyond the constraints of its glass walls as it creates a flowing indoor-outdoor interplay that defines its true essence.