Nestled in the historic Cambridge neighborhood of the homeowners of this Georgian revival home wished for a light-filled and modern abode that allowed them to showcase their vast art collection without altering the existing structure dramatically. Designed by Stern McCafferty the renewed and revamped residence accomplishes this by embracing a Cor-Ten steel and glass extension!
Designed by Moreno Masey Architecture Studio this astounding makeover sees a spacious light-filled and inviting interior nestled in a revitalized post-industrial building. It is the ground floor of the house that contains the garage along with the kitchen and dining area.
The idea of creating a home that borrows from the charm elegance and distinct style of apartments in New York City is something of a perennial favorite among homeowners across the globe. While some might prefer the artistic and exquisite SoHo style others go down the route of the chic Manhattan Loft look.
Even though it is hard to look beyond the intricately and expertly designed series of water features the home itself presents a spacious open living area on the lower level with the private quarters nestled on the top floor.
If there is one unmistakable trend in the world of home design it is structures that are enriched by the landscape that surrounds them even as they brush aside the conventional line between the interior and the world outside.
Home renovations are complex tasks that become even more challenging when they involve a structure where the past is as important as the present and the future. Homes with a heritage structure or those from distinct architectural eras require a careful blend of the classic and contemporary that delivers the perfect result.
As is the case with most contemporary homes these days the living areas on the lower level and the bedrooms on top floor open up toward a large deck complete with a pool and an outdoor dining space. Glossy finishes in the kitchen and bathroom a plush Togo Sofa in the living room and a curated splash of color in the dining room complete a refined and relaxing residence.