It is the lower level that houses the private spaces which are also blessed with loads of daylight thanks to the design of the stairwell. But it is undoubtedly the innovative rooftop garden that steals the show at this nifty London residence.
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.
Exposed brick walls and industrial-style windows and partitions remind you of the home’s unique past even as smart lighting accentuates these features perfectly. Available for rent this dashing home does its best to bring a dash of Manhattan to London!
A pavilion-style living area makes up the core of the house and flows into the spacious courtyard that contains a large wooden deck refreshing pool and ample space for a rejuvenating outdoor living experience.
If you felt a touch incredulous on being told that this sophisticated contemporary home in is actually a traditional 1970’s bungalow then it would be completely understandable. Such is the dramatic transformation of this private residence that has been completely altered to meet the demands of a modern lifestyle.
Nestled in a leafy neighborhood of New South Wales Australia the Pavilion House fits this billing perfectly as Alex Urena Design Studio conjured up and created a contemporary home that is draped in greenery.
Working around both the historical and solar limitations of the site Nic Owen Architects revamped the interior of the home completely by altering its floor plan and also added a modern rear extension.